Question Upgrading my system, any help appricated.

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I'm upgrading my old system from 2014, it was even budget for its time. This is what I'm using now:
https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/k9Yfcq

I'm trying to get a all purpose, light gaming build on the cheap. I'll be using it mainly for browsing, using documents, programming, and some light gaming but I don't play often. (And if I do its generally csgo, legue, etc.)

Here is my current plan, I'd really liketo not spend any more than this, ideally even cheaper alternatives if better value:

PCPartPicker Part List: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/7yTF9G

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor (£99.98 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450M-A PRO MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£58.98 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£104.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1 GB Video Card
Case: GameMax Expedition MicroATX Mini Tower Case (£26.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair 430 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply
Total: £360.92
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-05-22 18:39 BST+0100

Note: I've included my old video card and psu in this build as I intend to reuse them. Are they worth resusing? Could them having 6+ years of use be an issue?
I built my current computer jan 2014.

Any help would be brilliant,
thanks.
 

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I'm upgrading my old system from 2014, it was even budget for its time. This is what I'm using now:
https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/k9Yfcq

I'm trying to get a all purpose, light gaming build on the cheap. I'll be using it mainly for browsing, using documents, programming, and some light gaming but I don't play often. (And if I do its generally csgo, legue, etc.)

Here is my current plan, I'd really liketo not spend any more than this, ideally even cheaper alternatives if better value:

PCPartPicker Part List: https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/7yTF9G

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor (£99.98 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450M-A PRO MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£58.98 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£104.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1 GB Video Card
Case: GameMax Expedition MicroATX Mini Tower Case (£26.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair 430 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply
Total: £360.92
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-05-22 18:39 BST+0100

Note: I've included my old video card and psu in this build as I intend to reuse them. Are they worth resusing? Could them having 6+ years of use be an issue?
I built my current computer jan 2014.

Any help would be brilliant,
thanks.
If you could stretch your budget to this it would be miles better for gaming and much more reliable than re-using a 6 year old budget PSU:
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor (£99.98 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450M-A PRO MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£58.98 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£104.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon RX 570 8 GB Video Card (£124.99 @ CCL Computers)
Case: GameMax Expedition MicroATX Mini Tower Case (£26.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair TXM Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply (£69.98 @ Currys PC World Business)
Total: £555.89
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-05-22 19:24 BST+0100
 
May 12, 2020
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If you could stretch your budget to this it would be miles better for gaming and much more reliable than re-using a 6 year old budget PSU:
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor (£99.98 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450M-A PRO MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£58.98 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Western Digital Blue 1 TB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£104.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: XFX Radeon RX 570 8 GB Video Card (£124.99 @ CCL Computers)
Case: GameMax Expedition MicroATX Mini Tower Case (£26.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair TXM Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply (£69.98 @ Currys PC World Business)
Total: £555.89
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-05-22 19:24 BST+0100
I do intend to get a new GPU in the future, but right now I cant stretch that far, maybe £400 maximum. Do you think a new PSU is vital if I'm not yet to upgrade my GPU?

Thanks for your reply
 

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Probably better to change the PSU:
PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3100 3.6 GHz Quad-Core Processor (£99.98 @ Amazon UK)
Motherboard: MSI B450M-A PRO MAX Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£58.98 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance LPX 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£69.98 @ Amazon UK)
Storage: Kingston A400 480 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive (£53.46 @ CCL Computers)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7790 1 GB Video Card
Case: GameMax Expedition MicroATX Mini Tower Case (£26.99 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair TXM Gold 650 W 80+ Gold Certified Semi-modular ATX Power Supply (£69.98 @ Currys PC World Business)
Total: £379.37
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-05-22 19:39 BST+0100
 

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