Upgrading Help Tags: New Build CPUs Systems Product Last response: September 5, 2010 6:05 AM in Systems Share nudegamer September 4, 2010 10:06:35 PM Hello, i am currently in the process of upgrading my 2 year old system to something more up to date and powerful for gaming curently my system is as follows CPU = AMD athlon X2 6400+ CPU Cooler = ZALMAN CNPS 9500 AM2 2 Ball CPU Cooling Fan/Heatsink GPU = nvidia geforce 280gtx RAM = 8gigs of gskill ddr2-800 MOBO = DFI lan party dk-mr2s PSU = CORSAIR HX Series CMPSU-1000HX 1000W ATX12V 2.2 / EPS12V 2.91 SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Compatible with Core i7 Power Supply CASE = COOLER MASTER HAF 932 i'm just gonna be upgrading a few pieces and i'd like opinions about what i have chosen, my upgrades are as follows CPU = Intel Core i7-930 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... MOBO = ASUS P6X58D-E LGA 1366 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... GPU = SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100282VXSR Radeon HD 5850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... RAM = CORSAIR XMS3 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... CPU COOLER = Noctua NH-D14 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... would these make a good upgrade for my main PC function of gaming? More about : upgrading jimishtar a b à CPUs September 5, 2010 2:02:39 AM get nvidia gtx460, much better than 5850 if u ask me. and u need 3 sticks of RAM, x58 is tripple channel. m 0 l nudegamer September 5, 2010 6:05:03 AM editied ram selection to triple channel m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed Help for Upgrading GPU,CPU,MB Forum SolvedUpgrading my computer! HELP Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading my system Forum SolvedHelp upgrading motherboard Forum SolvedNeed Help upgrading PC Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading Mobo and RAM Forum SolvedUpgrading Help: Worth it or not? Forum SolvedHelp Upgrading Dell Inspiron 560s Graphics Card Forum SolvedUpgrading my PC for gaming at 1600x900 with maxxed out settings. Need help !!! Forum SolvedUpgrading motherboard need help. Forum Solved[UPGRADING HELP] My motherboard and cpu Forum SolvedAcer predator G3610 component upgrading help Forum SolvedNeed Help is PC "Upgrading" Forum SolvedHelp with upgrading my GPU. Forum SolvedNeed help about upgrading my pc Forum SolvedNeed help with upgrading rig! Forum Solvedupgrading computer help Forum SolvedLooking for help upgrading parts with e5200 mobo Forum SolvedHelp upgrading my Dell Inspiron 560s Forum SolvedNeed help deciding on upgrading my current i7 970 rig Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !