Not sure what to upgrade Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: May 18, 2011 8:03 AM in Systems Share awhite91 May 17, 2011 4:53:40 PM I noticed this when playing Rift, I couldn't use max settings. I'd like to, as well as on other games but I'm not sure what to upgrade. These are the parts I have: i5 dual core 3.2 ghz NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450 graphics card Gigabyte P55A-UD3 motherboard 4GB corsair xms ddr3 ram More about : upgrade rolli59 a c 103 B Homebuilt system May 17, 2011 5:02:50 PM Not knowing your resolution my best guess is your GPU is holding you back! Based on budget then anywhere from GTX460 1GB / HD6850 to GTX560TI / HD6950 would be good upgrade. m 0 l awhite91 May 17, 2011 5:18:46 PM resolution is 2560 x 1600. Thanks for your help! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer rolli59 a c 103 B Homebuilt system May 18, 2011 8:03:18 AM At that resolution you will need at minimum GTX560TI or HD6950 (recommend the 2GB version). Now your CPU is becoming a bottleneck but can be overclocked to reduce! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNot sure what ram to upgrade to Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade from two 560ti's SLI, not sure what to upgrade to Forum SolvedPC for gaming, looking to upgrade, just not sure what Forum SolvedNot sure what to upgrade next, please help! Forum SolvedNot sure what to upgrade Forum SolvedNot sure about what to upgrade Forum SolvedHey guys, Looking to upgrade, and not sure what first. Forum Wanting to upgrade not sure what to get. Forum Not sure what video card to buy for upgrade Forum Solved[Upgrade] Not sure what to upgrade first! :) Forum Looking to upgrade my PC - Not sure what parts to do first. Forum SolvedNeed a memory upgrade, not sure what I can support. Forum Looking to upgrade but not sure what would give me the most bang for my buck. Forum Wanting to upgrade my graphics, but not sure what's right for my PC Forum My system seems to be pulling back the performance of my TriFire hd6990 & hd6970, not sure what to change/upgrade. Help! Forum GPU Upgrade not sure what to do Forum Not sure what to upgrade. Forum Not sure what to upgrade first Forum Not sure what to upgrade to Forum Not sure what to upgrade between CPU/motherboard and GPU Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !