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CPU+Mobo or GPU?

Note I'm a streamer on a single pc.

Current Rig
AMD FX- 8350 4.0ghz
MSI 970a-g46
G.Skill 4GB x2 1600
RoseWill 600w
nVidia GTX 770 2gb

Single Monitor Gaming 1080p with the gtx and the 7770.
2nd monitor for multitasking.

I recently bought a gtx 770 to replace my radeon 7770 for a fps bump and noticed my monitor isn't letting me go over 60fps with vsync enabled on games (if its not its choppy sometimes) and was wondering if I should revert back to the 7770 and use the $$ to get a i7 4770k and a MSI Z87 G45 Gaming Mobo. seeing how I can't reach higher then 60fps anyways maybe my computer would have increased performance with the 2 new components rather then a new gpu being bottle necked by a simple monitor at 60hz.
OR save my self the time and money and buy a Gaming 144hz Benq monitor and keep the gtx 770.


Please post your opinions on what you think or know would give most preformance.


Links
i7 4770k http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8037048&Sku=I69-4770K
MSI Mobo http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8041583&CatId=13
GTX 770 http://www.bestbuy.com/site/nvidia-geforce-gtx-770-2gb-gddr5-pci-express-3-0-graphics-card/1826004.p?id=1219065626957&skuId=1826004&st=gtx%20770&cp=1&lp=1
Radeon 7770 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202011
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  1. That's what vsync does. It limits you to 60 fps (your monitor's vertical refresh rate) to eliminate screen tearing. Use the adaptive vsync in the NCP instead and leave vsync off in games' settings.
  2. clutchc said:
    That's what vsync does. It limits you to 60 fps (your monitor's vertical refresh rate) to eliminate screen tearing. Use the adaptive vsync in the NCP instead and leave vsync off in games' settings.


    This is helpful info but I'm in a situation of choosing to keep the gtx 770 or get the cpu and mobo, I like if the opinions would stick to what I'm asking.

    Thanks again for the info.
  3. go for the CPU and mobo, especially if you run more CPU-heavy programs/games.
  4. Best answer
    The 8350 + 770 will be much better for gaming/streaming than an i7 + 7770. Why not just crank up the settings in the game and put the 770 to use? Pairing an overclocked i7 to a single 7770 is extremely unbalanced. You'll be going from Ultra to medium.
  5. HiTechObsessed said:
    The 8350 + 770 will be much better for gaming/streaming than an i7 + 7770. Why not just crank up the settings in the game and put the 770 to use? Pairing an overclocked i7 to a single 7770 is extremely unbalanced. You'll be going from Ultra to medium.


    i vote for this option.
  6. You wont be able to see more than 60 fps anyways. A new motherboard wont increase your performance at all.
  7. HiTechObsessed said:
    The 8350 + 770 will be much better for gaming/streaming than an i7 + 7770. Why not just crank up the settings in the game and put the 770 to use? Pairing an overclocked i7 to a single 7770 is extremely unbalanced. You'll be going from Ultra to medium.


    Thanks for your feedback it was what I was looking for.
  8. sirlegitkilla said:
    clutchc said:
    That's what vsync does. It limits you to 60 fps (your monitor's vertical refresh rate) to eliminate screen tearing. Use the adaptive vsync in the NCP instead and leave vsync off in games' settings.


    This is helpful info but I'm in a situation of choosing to keep the gtx 770 or get the cpu and mobo, I like if the opinions would stick to what I'm asking.

    Thanks again for the info.

    "noticed my monitor isn't letting me go over 60fps with vsync enabled on games"
    Sorry, I thought you were asking why you couldn't get over 60 fps with vsync turned on.
  9. clutchc said:
    sirlegitkilla said:
    clutchc said:
    That's what vsync does. It limits you to 60 fps (your monitor's vertical refresh rate) to eliminate screen tearing. Use the adaptive vsync in the NCP instead and leave vsync off in games' settings.


    This is helpful info but I'm in a situation of choosing to keep the gtx 770 or get the cpu and mobo, I like if the opinions would stick to what I'm asking.

    Thanks again for the info.

    "noticed my monitor isn't letting me go over 60fps with vsync enabled on games"
    Sorry, I thought you were asking why you couldn't get over 60 fps with vsync turned on.


    Not a problem, it still was still useful info.
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