Solved Should I upgrade my PC or buy a new one? Tags: Systems HP Pavilion Last response: April 7, 2014 11:44 PM in Systems Share emo4lif April 7, 2014 11:20:40 PM Hello This is my current PC ( HP Pavilion P6-2055a): http://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/template.PAG... This is what I am planning on adding to it. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212X 82.9 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.00 @ PCCaseGear) Thermal Compound: Noctua NT-H1 3.5g Thermal Paste ($12.00 @ PCCaseGear) Storage: Samsung 840 EVO 250GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($179.00 @ PCCaseGear) Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($429.00 @ PCCaseGear) Power Supply: Silverstone Strider 600W 80+ Silver Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply ($109.00 @ PCCaseGear) Other: Microsoft Windows 8.1 64bit OEM ($115.00) Other: BitFenix Recon Fan and LED Controller Black ($39) ($39.00) Other: Fractal Design Arc Midi R2 USB 3.0 Tower (135) ($135.00) Other: Astrotek 4 Port Renesas USB 3.0 PCIe Card ($35) ($35.00) Other: GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD5 ($149.00) Other: ASUS PCE-N15 Wireless N PCIe Adaptor ($29) ($29.00) Total: $1280.00 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-08 16:31 EST+1000) Part URL's on the PartPicker website. Input is welcome. I am just wondering is it worth adding these parts to my PC or going with a whole new LGA 1150 build? Thankyou More about : upgrade buy MalakiArtook April 7, 2014 11:26:29 PM well, your pc isn't that out of date.. that being said id upgrade. Your PSU cant handle a upgrade so if you wanted a new GPU you would need a new PSU. its kind of a hard call to make. what is your budget? m 0 l emo4lif April 7, 2014 11:32:51 PM I forget the power supply. My budget is about max $1500 m 0 l Related resources Should I upgrade my PC or sell it and buy a new one? - Forum Should I buy a new PC or upgrade my current one? - Forum Should I upgrade my PC or Buy a new one? - Forum Should I upgrade my PC or buy a completely new one? - Forum Should I upgrade my PC or just buy a new one? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution MalakiArtook April 7, 2014 11:42:26 PM Then id just say build a new one. you can build a PC that plays games on ultra for about 1000. for 1500 you can build beast of a machine. this is a example of a computer i recently bought for myself that uses high quality parts and is relatively cheap PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Amazon) CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($30.98 @ Newegg) Motherboard: Gigabyte G1.SNIPER Z5S ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($144.99 @ Newegg) Memory: G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1866 Memory ($84.99 @ Newegg) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($54.98 @ OutletPC) Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 770 2GB Video Card ($319.99 @ Newegg) Case: Apevia X-Trooper (Black/Green) ATX Mid Tower Case ($64.99 @ Mwave) Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($79.99 @ Newegg) Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg) Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ OutletPC) Total: $1060.87 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-04-08 02:48 EDT-0400) Share emo4lif April 7, 2014 11:44:57 PM I am from Australia. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Should i upgrade my computer or buy a new one all togather Forum Sick of troubleshooting pc problems, should i buy a new one? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade or just buy a new PC - worth an upgrade for gaming? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my current gaming PC or save up for a new one? Forum SolvedShould I Upgrade or wait to Buy a new Pc? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my current PC or build a new one? Forum Should I upgrade My Dell Studio 1555 laptop (2009/10) or buy a new one? Forum Solvedshould i buy a new pc or upgrade my old system? urgent help needed? Forum Should I buy a new motherboard to replace my burnt to remove my bottle necked system out one or just upgrade completley? Forum Should I upgrade my PC or build a new one? Forum SolvedShould i upgrade my current PC or just build a new one? Forum SolvedBetter Graphics Needed - Should I Upgrade or Buy New PC? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade this 3-year-old PC or get a new one? Forum Should I keep monitor for upgrade or buy new one? Forum Should I upgrade my current computer or buy a new one? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !