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Can i upgrade my pc to a great gaming pc?

Right now i have a HP Pavilion 500-415no and my question is as the title says, is there a way to upgrade my pc with new parts? (if yes then what should they be) or should i buy a completely new pc. I am using pc mainly to game, the main games i am currently playing are Overwatch and H1Z1, i want to aim for at least 60 fps at high or ultra. Any opinion is appreciated.
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  1. Declone said:
    Right now i have a HP Pavilion 500-415no and my question is as the title says, is there a way to upgrade my pc with new parts? (if yes then what should they be) or should i buy a completely new pc. I am using pc mainly to game, the main games i am currently playing are Overwatch and H1Z1, i want to aim for at least 60 fps at high or ultra. Any opinion is appreciated.


    What's your budget?

    Nevermind. You won't be able to install a proper(read compatible and powerful enough) PSU for any upgrade. Toss in the fact that there are only 2 slightly better A10's available that wouldn't be worth the upgrade. That leads me to suggest a brand new PC. Maybe sell that afterwords so you can afford a better GFX card or other component.
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  3. My budget is around 800€ to maybe 1000€

    Is there a part that i could use on the new pc or should all of the specs be new?
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  4. Declone said:
    My budget is around 800€ to maybe 1000€

    Is there a part that i could use on the new pc or should all of the specs be new?


    You can reuse the HDD. I would perform a clean install of 10 if you do keep the drive. That would hurt its resale value.

    Where would you purchase parts from?
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  5. aquielisunari said:
    Declone said:
    My budget is around 800€ to maybe 1000€

    Is there a part that i could use on the new pc or should all of the specs be new?


    You can reuse the HDD. I would perform a clean install of 10 if you do keep the drive. That would hurt its resale value.

    Where would you purchase parts from?


    Well since i live in Estonia then it would be hard for you to search for specs there, maybe you can suggest me some so i can check myself and let you know. Thank you for helping!
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  6. Declone said:
    aquielisunari said:
    Declone said:
    My budget is around 800€ to maybe 1000€

    Is there a part that i could use on the new pc or should all of the specs be new?


    You can reuse the HDD. I would perform a clean install of 10 if you do keep the drive. That would hurt its resale value.

    Where would you purchase parts from?


    Well since i live in Estonia then it would be hard for you to search for specs there, maybe you can suggest me some so i can check myself and let you know. Thank you for helping!



    i5 7600 or Ryzen 1600 Ultra? 7700

    AB350(Ryzen) or B250(Intel)If you want to OC(It's gotten VERY simple for light OCs) the Intel CPU you should choose a Z270 motherboard.

    16GB 2400MHz DDR4 RAM

    6GB 1060 or 8GB 480. Ultra? 1070

    QUALITY PSU Such as a Seasonic 520W PSU.

    https://www.arvutitark.ee/est/tootekataloog/0/PSU-EVGA-SuperNOVA-550-G2-550W-80-PLUS-Gold-Full-modular-140mm-7YLW-176918 is an example of a quality PSU
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  7. aquielisunari said:
    Declone said:
    aquielisunari said:
    Declone said:
    My budget is around 800€ to maybe 1000€

    Is there a part that i could use on the new pc or should all of the specs be new?


    You can reuse the HDD. I would perform a clean install of 10 if you do keep the drive. That would hurt its resale value.

    Where would you purchase parts from?


    Well since i live in Estonia then it would be hard for you to search for specs there, maybe you can suggest me some so i can check myself and let you know. Thank you for helping!



    i5 7600 or Ryzen 1600 Ultra? 7700

    AB350(Ryzen) or B250(Intel)If you want to OC(It's gotten VERY simple for light OCs) the Intel CPU you should choose a Z270 motherboard.

    16GB 2400MHz DDR4 RAM

    6GB 1060 or 8GB 480. Ultra? 1070

    QUALITY PSU Such as a Seasonic 520W PSU.

    https://www.arvutitark.ee/est/tootekataloog/0/PSU-EVGA-SuperNOVA-550-G2-550W-80-PLUS-Gold-Full-modular-140mm-7YLW-176918 is an example of a quality PSU


    So this is what you would recommend? http://www.arvutitark.ee/est/tellimine/zkIHVopCj4
    +case
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  8. I wouldn't use anything from the old PC mate.
    Reset windows & sell it as a working PC because you'll surely get more money for it that way.
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  9. You have two motherboards in that list !!

    Also the ryzen 1600 is cheaper than the i5 & IMO its a much better CPU.
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  10. Best answer
    https://www.arvutitark.ee/est/tellimine/zkIHVopCj4

    Ryzen 1600
    16gb ram
    Rx 580
    Including 240gb ssd + 1tb HDD
    & a decent case.

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  11. madmatt30 said:
    https://www.arvutitark.ee/est/tellimine/zkIHVopCj4

    Ryzen 1600
    16gb ram
    Rx 580
    Including 240gb ssd + 1tb HDD
    & a decent case.




    I will see what the reviews are and keep that build in mind, thank you for support!
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