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Quote: Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post
In Amazon UK you can get the R5 1600 and the Tomahawk for a total of 185 quids. It comes with a capable cooler. I had a 5820K and my R5 1600 is a bit stronger - imo.

Come Ryzen 3000, sell the the R5 and get a newer model.
MSI B450 Tomahawk:- 79.97

R5 1600:- 121.97

R5 1600X: - 119.74

Only 1600+Mobo I saw was the A320m for £185, unless I missed a bundle?

Also figured the 1600X being cheaper by £2, might as well go with that as I have an X61 (once I get the bracket)?

But yeah, that was the positive way i was looking at going Ryzen, there's an upgrade path there. Just issue is the loss of SATA and spending more money in the meantime haha. Appreciate your input.

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