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I'm looking to finally upgrade my intel rig. It currently has A q6600 ,asus p5n-d, and 800mhz ddr2. Its not cutting it anymore. But due to my new amd+nivida rig my cash flow is limited. So I'm wondering whats a cheaper way to get caught up with the times. I was thinking of going with a p67 mobo and one of the cheaper sandy bridge i-5 quad cores. It will not gonna be used for overclocking just for my wife to game on. But it does need to be better then the q6600 and I'm sure that isn't hard now adays.
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Eva
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4790k MSi z97 Gaming 7 Evga GTX 970 sc ACX 2.0 Corsair Vengeance Pro 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 Samsung 840 Samsung spinpoint f3 Corsair H110i GTX 
CoolingOSMonitorMonitor
Corsair Air series AF140 fans windows 10 64bit Asus VG248QE Acer G226HQL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Razer Blackwidow 2013 corsair HX1000w Fractal Design Define S Razer Nage 2014 
Mouse PadAudioAudioOther
GG Gaming extended mouse mat  Audio Technica ATH-M40x Creative Labs 2.1 Speakers Blue Yeti Blackout Mic 
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Neewer Mic stand 
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What is your budget for this upgrade?
Ryzen Build
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SanDisk X400 512GB (custom enclosure) WD Blue 1TB | Raid 1 Deepcool Captain 240 RGB Windows 10 Pro 
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ViewSonic XG2701 Turbot Mechanical Keyboard EVGA SuperNova P2 650w NZXT S340 Elite 
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Razer Deathadder Chroma Glorious PC Gaming Race Pad 
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Intel Core i5 2500K @ 4.6ghz ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 MSI HD 7850 2GB @ 1ghz Mushkin Ridgeline Series @ 1600mhz 
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Intel 520 Series Western Digital Caviar Black Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi W/ Xigmatek Purple LED Windows 10 Pro 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 @ 3.8ghz ASUS ROG Strix B350-F ASUS ROG Strix RX 580 8GB @ 1480mhz Team T-Force Night Hawk RGB 2x8GB (coming soon) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
SanDisk X400 512GB (custom enclosure) WD Blue 1TB | Raid 1 Deepcool Captain 240 RGB Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
ViewSonic XG2701 Turbot Mechanical Keyboard EVGA SuperNova P2 650w NZXT S340 Elite 
MouseMouse Pad
Razer Deathadder Chroma Glorious PC Gaming Race Pad 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i5 2500K @ 4.6ghz ASRock Z68 Extreme3 Gen3 MSI HD 7850 2GB @ 1ghz Mushkin Ridgeline Series @ 1600mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Intel 520 Series Western Digital Caviar Black Cryorig H7 Quad Lumi W/ Xigmatek Purple LED Windows 10 Pro 
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ViewSonic VX2370SMH-LED Rosewill Capstone 550w BitFenix Neos Window Asus Xonar DG 
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