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September 30, 2013 10:10:54 AM

Hey everyone I want to upgrade my PC for the new upcoming games and so I was wondering what to upgrade first and I would be really happy if you could include links too, but be aware that I'm only 16 and my budged is low so I'll be probably buying everything my self and I hope that you will include something good but at reasonable price. Thank you
Specs:
Cpu Intel Core i5 650 at 3.20GHz
Motherboard: GA-H55M-S2H
Gpu (just bought a week ago) Royal King AMD Radeon HD 7850
Ram: Kingston 2x2 at 1333MHz
Hardrive: Samsung 1TB
SSD: none
Power Supply: Dont really know all I know that it is a 500Wat

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September 30, 2013 10:16:54 AM

nothing.

what vide card do you have?

what monitor size/res?

what games?

what budget?
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September 30, 2013 10:17:32 AM

Is this what you already own?
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September 30, 2013 10:17:39 AM

It is well balanced as is so if you are upgrading maybe start with platform upgrade to LGA1150 Haswell. Or leave as is and if you have 64bit OS go to 8GB ram.
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September 30, 2013 10:17:48 AM

you better find out your PSU brand+model first

because it will be a must upgrade, in case you have a bad quality psu
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September 30, 2013 10:18:24 AM

swifty_morgan said:
nothing.

what vide card do you have?

what monitor size/res?

what games?

what budget?


Well my video card is listed as GPU
monitor size is 1920x1080p
Battle Field 4
X Rebirth
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September 30, 2013 10:18:58 AM

tiny voices said:
Is this what you already own?


Yes it is
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September 30, 2013 10:20:23 AM

rolli59 said:
It is well balanced as is so if you are upgrading maybe start with platform upgrade to LGA1150 Haswell. Or leave as is and if you have 64bit OS go to 8GB ram.


Unfortunately I have 32bit system
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September 30, 2013 10:29:48 AM

Enflics said:
rolli59 said:
It is well balanced as is so if you are upgrading maybe start with platform upgrade to LGA1150 Haswell. Or leave as is and if you have 64bit OS go to 8GB ram.


Unfortunately I have 32bit system

Then stay as is or consider platform upgrade, you have a budget for the upgrade?
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September 30, 2013 10:36:31 AM

budget? what video card?...........link........ they make different ones............. still thinking of suggesting nothing.
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September 30, 2013 10:55:07 AM

rolli59 said:
Enflics said:
rolli59 said:
It is well balanced as is so if you are upgrading maybe start with platform upgrade to LGA1150 Haswell. Or leave as is and if you have 64bit OS go to 8GB ram.


Unfortunately I have 32bit system

Then stay as is or consider platform upgrade, you have a budget for the upgrade?

Yes I doo its about 100 euros for now....
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September 30, 2013 10:56:17 AM

swifty_morgan said:
budget? what video card?...........link........ they make different ones............. still thinking of suggesting nothing.

Maybe I did't have a link but my gpu is exactly as it is they dont make different royal kings 7850's http://www.club-3d.com/index.php/products/reader.en/pro...
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September 30, 2013 10:57:47 AM

100 euro then just add a 120-128GB SSD for a snappier system, install the OS on it and your favorite game for faster load times.
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September 30, 2013 11:56:21 AM

rolli59 said:
100 euro then just add a 120-128GB SSD for a snappier system, install the OS on it and your favorite game for faster load times.


Okey but I dont think my cpu supports 64 bits and will the ssd really help?
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September 30, 2013 11:59:08 AM

Your CPU does support 64bit instructions. SSD will give the system a faster feel. shortens boot time and loads all applications installed on it faster.
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September 30, 2013 12:15:52 PM

you have enough gpu. no need for that.................... cpu, if you can find a true, faster quad core that fit's your particular board I would buy it................ after that, an SSD as suggested above. when set up properly they run great and make anything you do ( open/run ) much snappier.
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