This has already been done.
If you do SSD, it will be really easy to move the OS partition to the SSD drive.
Time will tell if it was the right choice and I can always upgrade it in a few months.
There currently isn't much more processing power than what you bought. And even if your processor was twice as fast, gaming speed would likely be similar. The bottleneck is the video card.
A powerful video card is also great for media manipulation. It's pretty impressive to see how much faster transcoding is with a good video card and an app that takes advantage of it.
You made the right choice.
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