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dolsen

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Nov 12, 2002
Due to my advancing age, and a meagre purse, and severe pressure from Microsoft, I propose to upgrade
my i5-7600K , Z270 mobo based system with i5 12600K, MSI Pro Z690A (DDR5)(, and air cooler with proper
RAM clearance, (please advise on this) and Corsair Vengeance 2x16 (DDR5), keeping GTX1060 video card, and small (500gb) SSD , as
well as other peripherals for later replacements.
Is this a sound way to go?
Best regards
 

EarthDog

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Buckeyes!
At this point, if possible, I'd wait a couple of months to see what the new stuff offers. Worst case is that the last gen pricing will go down and you can get it cheaper and perhaps a bigger budget (if needed - not sure if you game, but that 1060 is likely a bit long in the tooth if you do).
 

BugFreak

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Apr 29, 2010
Location
Central FL
Seems like a reasonable build. It won't be an overclocking champ but it will run pretty much anything you need it to for many years to come. I would try to get a new GPU as well but that will add considerable cost I know.
 
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dolsen

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Nov 12, 2002
Seems like a reasonable build. It won't be an overclocking champ but it will run pretty much anything you need it to for many years to come. I would try to get a new GPU as well but that will add considerable cost I know.
Thanks for the review. Now to battle Microsoft !
Regards