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Looking to upgrade current Gaming PC

Im looking to upgrade my current system the things im looking to upgrade is the Motherboard and and the CPU

i have currently a
Motherboard: crosshair IV formula
CPU: AMD athlon Dual core
GPU: Nvidia GTX 660

im not looking to overclock or anything special

my budget I'd like to keep under £250 if possible

thnak you for any advice given
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  1. Best answer
    Couple of options for ya!

    PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/129rP
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/129rP/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/129rP/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£167.99 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£82.66 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £250.65

    PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1299a
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1299a/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1299a/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£167.99 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£77.00 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Total: £244.99
  2. Upgrade to an fx-8350.
  3. Computer__GUY said:
    Upgrade to an fx-8350.


    He said he was wanting to upgrade his "gaming rig"... i5 outperforms 8350 for gaming purposes.

    Also you didn't give him a mobo recommendation...Give him an idea of what board to go with that 8350.
    If you go the FX route the Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 is a decent board
  4. OllieOxenFree said:
    Couple of options for ya!

    PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/129rP
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/129rP/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/129rP/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£167.99 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£82.66 @ Amazon UK)
    Total: £250.65

    PCPartPicker part list: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1299a
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1299a/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://uk.pcpartpicker.com/p/1299a/benchmarks/

    CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£167.99 @ Aria PC)
    Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-H87-D3H ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£77.00 @ Scan.co.uk)
    Total: £244.99


    Hi thank you for the quick reply I think I'm going to go for the first parts you put thank you for your help and thanks again for the quick reply
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