Budget 41-50k Advice needed for Mobo+Ram+Cpu Upgrade/ Platform change


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  1. What is your budget?
    • 45-48K
  2. What is your existing hardware configuration (component name - component brand and model)
    • CPU - Intel i5 6600k
    • Motherboard - MSI B150M BAZOOKA D3
    • GPU - Gainward GTX980 4 GB
    • RAM - Corsair Vengeance 2X 8GB DDR3
    • Monitor - Asus VG248QE 144hz 24inch
    • PSU - Corsair VS650
    • CPU Cooler - CM Hyper 212x (2015 model)
    • SSD - Kingstone 120 GB (OS), Crucial MX500 1 TB
    • HDD - WD 10EURX 1 TB, WD 20EZRX 2 TB
    • CABINET - NZXT 410 Phantom ATX mid-tower
  3. Which hardware will you be keeping (component name - component brand and model)
    • Monitor - Asus VG248QE
    • PSU - Corsair VS650
    • GPU - Gainward GTX980
    • CPU Cooler - CM Hyper 212x (if possible)
    • SSD - Kingstone 120 GB (OS), Crucial MX500 1 TB
    • HDD - WD 10EURX 1 TB, WD 20EZRX 2 TB
    • CABINET - NZXT 410 Phantom ATX mid-tower
  4. Which hardware component are you looking to buy (component name). If you have already decided on a configuration then please mention the (component brand and model) as well, this will help us in fine tuning your requirement.
    • CPU - AMD
    • Motherboard - any compatible motherboard
    • RAM - 3200/3600 Mhz
  5. Is this going to be your final configuration or you would be adding/upgrading a component in near future. If yes then please mention when and which component
    • Yes, will upgrade the following most probably around this time next year
    • GPU - GTX980 4 GB
  6. Where will you buy this hardware? (Online/City/TE Dealer)
    • Open to online purchase
  7. Would you consider buying a second hand hardware from the TE market
    • Yes
  8. What is your intended use for this PC/hardware
    • Gaming
    • Browsing
  9. Do you have any brand preference or dislike? Please name them and the reason for your preference/dislike.
    • No preferrence
  10. If you will be playing games then which type of games will you be playing?
    • Strategy - Civilization 6
    • RPG - Horizon Zero Dawn, Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, ESO, No Man's Sky
  11. What is your preferred monitor resolution for gaming and normal usage
    1. Gaming - 1920x1080
    2. Desktop - 1920x1080
  12. Are you looking to overclock?
    • No
  13. Which operating system do you intend to use with this configuration?
    • Windows 10 64 bit

Thank you.


Well-Known Member
Budget -56k

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X -32.5k
Gigabyte B550 Auros Elite AX Wifi -15.9k
ADATA XPG SPECTRIX 1D60G 6GB (8GBx2) 3600Mhz -7.6k
Total -56k

All above prices are taken from vedantcomputers except specified above.


Would suggest to go with crucial ballastix RAM
10k for 16x2 GB sticks, easily overclocks to 3600 MHz


New Member
Thanks everyone for your suggestions, I have gone with these:
Asrock B550 extreme4 - 18k
Ryzen 5 5600x - 29k
Corsair lpx 16gbx1 - 5k (will get this same stick as soon as prices are down a bit again)
Total -52k