Solved Upgrade Suggestions Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: September 13, 2011 11:58 PM in Systems Share grimey September 4, 2011 3:32:32 PM Below is my system. What should I look at upgrading first? ASUS P5N-D LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 750i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard INTEL Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33GHz Processor ROSEWILL Xtreme 750W Power Supply CORSAIR XMS2 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) (2x) EVGA GeForce 9800GT 512MB SLI and sometimes I switch to a single EVGA Geforce 470 Windows 7 64bit Professional Forgot to mention I am running a SAMSUNG 23" monitor as my main and a Dell 24" monitor as my second. More about : upgrade suggestions Best solution ervinelim September 4, 2011 3:35:32 PM The Mobo and CPU. get an i5-2500k and z68 mobo. Share grimey September 4, 2011 3:38:25 PM Is there a big performance difference between the i7-2600k and i5-2500? m 0 l Related resources Build upgrade suggestions needed - Forum Upgrade suggestions for modded Skyrim - Forum Computer Upgrade Suggestions - Forum Gaming rig upgrade suggestions? - Forum RAM upgrade suggestions - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer 008Rohit a b B Homebuilt system September 4, 2011 3:43:43 PM Replace the PSU with an Antec/Corsair one. Overclock the processor to 3Ghz. m 0 l ervinelim September 4, 2011 4:02:59 PM grimey said:Is there a big performance difference between the i7-2600k and i5-2500? Not when you're only gaming. m 0 l grimey September 13, 2011 11:58:27 PM Best answer selected by grimey. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking to upgrade my rig! Any suggestions? Forum SolvedFuture upgrade suggestions to new rig... Forum SolvedModded XPS 8300 GPU upgrade suggestions Forum SolvedUpgrade Suggestions for Gaming PC Forum SolvedAny easy upgrade suggestions? Forum SolvedUpgraded to Windows 7, looking for good memory suggestions to upgrade. Forum SolvedAMD Gaming PC Build, Yet more to Upgrade..........Need Suggestions !!!! Forum SolvedUpgrade-worthy or Trash-worthy? Looking for suggestions on what to do next Forum SolvedNext computer upgrade suggestions? Forum SolvedPC Upgrade Suggestions.... Forum SolvedUpgrade suggestions for my pc Forum SolvedMid-Tower Internals Upgrade (for Windows 8) - In need of advice/suggestions. Forum SolvedLooking upgrade from 560 Ti, suggestions? Forum SolvedSuggestions Needed Regarding Graphics Card Upgrade. Forum SolvedWhat to upgrade? CPU+MB or PSU? Suggestions please! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !