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Title says it all. Currently, I have an FX 6300 and a GTX 960. The GPU I just bought back in January so I'm not too worried about that. I'm more curious about AMD's Zen. Is it worth building now or should I wait until AMD reveal their hand? I'm not really seeing this machine struggle to run anything, so for the time being, I'm content.

TL;DR Build in the fall, or wait until AMD launches Zen?
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Title says it all. Currently, I have an FX 6300 and a GTX 960. The GPU I just bought back in January so I'm not too worried about that. I'm more curious about AMD's Zen. Is it worth building now or should I wait until AMD reveal their hand? I'm not really seeing this machine struggle to run anything, so for the time being, I'm content.

TL;DR Build in the fall, or wait until AMD launches Zen?

I would say wait for more info on zen, because intel launches Kaby Lake in sept and then hopefully before or soon after we get more concrete info on Zen. If you arent struggling now system wise i would sit back and see how things go for sure.
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If you're lacking power overclock that 6300 to 4.5, which is easily achievable on all FX chips.

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If you're lacking power overclock that 6300 to 4.5, which is easily achievable on all FX chips.

Its not lacking power, but the components are pretty old. Im just looking to build a new system in a few months or so
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I'm not really seeing this machine struggle to run anything, so for the time being, I'm content.

You've answered your own question. You have no reason to upgrade. Wait until you have an option you know you'll like.
    
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