Which component(s) of my system should I upgrade? Or time for a new system? :)

So, in short, I bought a new PC straight out of high school when I was on my way to college - (it was the brand new FX-8150 8 Core) - But after 5 years or so, despite a few minor upgrades here and there, the games that are now coming out just don't have the performance that I'm looking for. As such, I'm trying to decide:

Do I just buy a new PC (with a more "reliable" or flat-out better processor like AMD Ryzen), as well as a SSD, etc? -- Or just upgrade the components of my current setup?

Currently, my system specs are:

MOBO: GA-970A-UD3 ("Gigabyte 970A-UD3"
Processor: AMD FX-8150 (8 Core, 3.6Ghz, Standard/Non-OC)
RAM: 16GB DDR3 ("G.Skill RIPJAW")
GFX: AMD Radeon 7970 3GB
PSU: Corsair 750W (Unsure Model)
OS: Windows 10 Professional (64 Bit)
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 2TB
Monitors: 2X ASUS VS Series VS228H-P

Leaning more towards an upgraded GPU and a 512GB SSD to increase FPS and load times, but I'm also starting to wonder if my MOBO and Processor might become significant bottlenecks...

In which case, I could always just get a new PC and reformat my current for my fiancee to play Overwatch and SIMS, haha!

Thanks in advance!
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