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>UPGRADE & BUILD ADVICE
Post build list or current specs including MONITOR: https://pcpartpicker.com/
Provide specific use cases (e.g. 4K editing, high FPS gaming)
State budget and region

>NEWS
RTX 3050 (Jan. 27) & RX 6500 XT (Jan. 19)
R7 5800X3D (2Q2022)
Intel Arc desktop GPU rumored 2022Q2

>RECOMMENDED CPUs
HTPC(4K60)/Web Browsing: Athlon 3000G
Budget Gaming: i3 12100/F
Recommended Gaming: i5 12400/F
Recommended Multicore: i7 12700

>RECOMMENDED GPU PERFORMANCE LEVEL
Budget 1080p: Used GTX 1060 3GB, RX 470/570 4GB
1080p: RTX 3060, RX 6600
1440p: RTX 3060 Ti, RX 6700 XT
2160p: RTX 3080 Ti, RX 6900 XT

>RECOMMENDED RAM
2x 8GB DDR4 3200/3600 CL16

>RECOMMENDED COOLERS
https://linustechtips.com/topic/891730-cpu-cooler-performance-tier-list/

>RECOMMENDED PSUs
Gaming: 500-850W depending on GPU (aim for 50-75% at load)
https://linustechtips.com/topic/1116640-psucultists-psu-tier-list/

>RECOMMENDED SSDs
Value: WD SN570, Samsung 980 non-Pro
Performance Gen4: WD SN850, Samsung 980 Pro
https://ssd.borecraft.com/

>MOTHERBOARD INFO:
AM4 B550/X570 - CPU-less BIOS flash feature advisable if pairing with Zen 3
https://www.overclock.net/threads/vrm-on-the-new-am4-motherboards.1624051/
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yPS3hj_K7EPT4RBWCyjdKNP56pnwDz-IgBc0975-FUg

>RECOMMENDED MONITORS
https://pcpartpicker.com/user/pcbg/saved/#view=RzdbjX

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