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RainMotorsports

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Shortly after joining TBG in 2011 I converted back to desktop gaming and built my 2500K rig. The ONLY reason I have had an upgrade since was when i reached out for parts looking to replace my then girlfriends fried machine. @manny8083 (after talking to a few others) hit me with this 6700K I have been using for a couple of years now. Well it's time my wife get's that instead.

This is hopefully temporary. I have a custom case build still in progress (a year later) and intend to go Ryzen 4000. So you are looking at what will be my wife's next machine again lol.
Ryzen 3700X, ASUS Prime B450-A/CSM, 16GB DDR4-3200 GSkill RipJaws V in a CM QL300L. My Seasonic X750 from 2011 carries over along with last years purchase of an RTX 2060 XC.
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Update living room mess:
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My wife now has the 6700K. I bought another 2060 this time a KO Ultra. Partially as an anniversary present. But also I had a 100 hour render I decided to double the frame rate on so a second card kept the schedule. Also upgraded her CX500 PSU to a Seasonix 650. Needs some wire management:
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The $100 Media server now has my 2011 Builds board and ram in it. The 2500K was replaced with a free 3770 some time ago. PSU is what she had before and it's maxed out:
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My 4 year old son is now the owner of my original case. The FX6100 build that used to be in the media server along with it's sketchy PSU. I am not going to wire manage ketchup and mustard lol:
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Congrats on your new PC, nice looking rig. Very tidy with the cable management too. All the monitors and the TV on that wall look pretty awesome too!
 

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Congrats on your new PC, nice looking rig. Very tidy with the cable management too. All the monitors and the TV on that wall look pretty awesome too!
I actually redid everything to almost no effect lol. Found out you can move the front panel ports so I put it on the bottom side. Then changed the GPU power to not go across the fans. As with the homer meme the truth is probably a bit messier:
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Nice setup and its not a mess lol. Looks pretty tidy to me. Been using AMD cpus for the last 10 years and always been happy with them.
 

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Nice build. A couple weeks ago I upgraded from my 6700k to a Ryzen 9 3900x on a Gigabyte Aorus Pro x570 mobo.

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I couldn't get an X570 locally if I wanted to. Both Microcenters are out. This was the last Q300L even though the stock indicator is a B meaning they still get them. The fans I got were one of my only choices, I didn't quite get the same package I ordered but it was equivalent and the last one in the store. Prices haven't gone up too much but the ability to get it locally is certainly dwindling.

3900X was tempting but hopefully all stays well and I go 4000 series and this becomes the wifes. I certainly didn't mean to go mATX but I rolled with it lol.
 

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Congrats on the new build! I recently switched to AMD as well from an Intel build I've had since 2014. Very pleased with the results. I'm also thinking about upgrading to ryzen 4000 later down the line depending on the single threaded performance increase.
 
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My rig is from 2007-2011 parts. Wife gave me the okay to upgrade. I need help lol. I don't know anything about Mobo and cpu or video cards anymore. Don't need anything top of the line but would like something decent and can last the next several years. Suggestions please
 

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My rig is from 2007-2011 parts. Wife gave me the okay to upgrade. I need help lol. I don't know anything about Mobo and cpu or video cards anymore. Don't need anything top of the line but would like something decent and can last the next several years. Suggestions please
Make a post, specify a budget. What you play and what you do other than game on it and I am sure we can come up with something for you. The obvious answer these days is AMD. But we can do Intel builds for you as well. 3700X is a great all rounder for the money. Can cheap out on the 6 core 3600X instead or splurge on the $400 3900X that is 12 cores. Motherboard wise X570 is the current enthusiast chipset and will support 3000 series out of the box and 4000 series when it comes out. B550 isn't out yet so B450 is the lower chipset available. You have to make sure it's been updated to support 3000 (box has a sticker on it if it does) or need an older CPU to update the bios (AMD can send you a boot kit). B450 doesn't support PCIe 4 generally. Which doesn't matter to most people.
 
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