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Current setup"
Intel I5 2500k (OC 4.3 - 4.5)
Asrock P67 Pro3
DDR3 16GB
GTX780

Above hardware is still pretty good for me but many times I can feel its limitations. I saved especially for upgrade but don't want to kill my wallet.

I'm into photo editing, blender and a little bit of gaming. My hobby and pleasure not pro work.
I'm a linux user so AMD setup is preferred because of compatibility.

At the beginning I've been thinking about 3900x and in year or two replace to 5900x (or something near). But after quite a lot of research I started to think about 3700x.
Prices (polish prices recalculated to USD):
The whole setup:
Asus Tuf Gaming plus Wi-Fi x570 (no PRO version in Poland) - about 265 USD
or
Asus Strix x570-e - 398 USD (much pricier but I love better LAN/WiFi parameters)

3700x - about 372 USD [5600x has similar price - about 400 USD but it is hard to get]

or
3900x - about 525 USD

GPU
Few days ago Radeon 6xxx was in my head but it seems that instead of suggested 500 USD it's going to be near 800 so...
Maybe 5700 XT. Not sure yet.

RAM
HyperX 16GB or 32GB 3600 CL17. Depends on the mobo and CPU

What do you think?
I'm waiting for Black Friday but if I won't ba able to get any discount should I upgrade with current prices?
I ms sure that performance jump will be huge.
 
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System Name ASUS ROG STRIX G15
Processor i7-10750H @ 5 GHZ
Motherboard ASUS
Cooling 2 Fans and 7 Heat pipes
Memory 16GB 3200 MHZ Dual channel
Video Card(s) RTX 2060 Mobile
Storage 512 GB Intel 660p SDD
Display(s) 15" 144 HZ 1080p
Power Supply 230 watt charger
Mouse Standard With RGB
Keyboard Standard With RGB
Software Hwinfo
Benchmark Scores Too much for you to handle
good thing you wait for black friday
do you have any budget of some sort?
you can use https://pcpartpicker.com/ to compare the differences between them i think.
 
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good thing you wait for black friday
do you have any budget of some sort?
you can use https://pcpartpicker.com/ to compare the differences between them i think.
I would like to spend less than 1000 $
For mobo, cpu and ram
Everyday I'm closer to x570-e because it has everything I want without compromises I'm aware of.
There was pretty good price for 3800XT but shitty store cancelled my order .
 
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System Name ASUS ROG STRIX G15
Processor i7-10750H @ 5 GHZ
Motherboard ASUS
Cooling 2 Fans and 7 Heat pipes
Memory 16GB 3200 MHZ Dual channel
Video Card(s) RTX 2060 Mobile
Storage 512 GB Intel 660p SDD
Display(s) 15" 144 HZ 1080p
Power Supply 230 watt charger
Mouse Standard With RGB
Keyboard Standard With RGB
Software Hwinfo
Benchmark Scores Too much for you to handle
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System Name Dumbass
Processor AMD-9370BE @4.6
Motherboard ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 +SB950
Cooling CM Nepton 280L
Memory G.Skill Sniper 16gb DDR3 2400
Video Card(s) GreenTeam 1080 Gaming X 8GB
Storage C:\SSD (240GB), D:\Seagate (2TB), E:\Western Digital (1TB)
Display(s) 1x Nixeus NX_EDG27, 2x Dell S2440L (16:9)
Case Phanteks Enthoo Primo w/8 140mm SP Fans
Audio Device(s) onboard (realtek?) SPKRS:Logitech Z623 200w 2.1
Power Supply Corsair HX1000i
Mouse Logitech G700s
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