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November 23, 2012 4:06:57 AM

i currently have an amd athlon x2 270 3.4 ghz and a gtx 520,

i have the option of either getting:

an i5-3570k and a new motherboard

or

an evega 660 ti

which would be better to upgrade?

any help is appreciated.
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November 23, 2012 4:16:55 AM

legoman27 said:
i currently have an amd athlon x2 270 3.4 ghz and a gtx 520,

i have the option of either getting:

an i5-3570k and a new motherboard

or

an evega 660 ti

which would be better to upgrade?

any help is appreciated.


What are you doing with this computer, gaming? I would go with the motherboard and CPU first then the video card. Seems pointless to get the video card first since it will be bottlenecked by the old processor.
November 23, 2012 4:23:36 AM

Yes, this computer is mostly for gaming,
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a c 141 à CPUs
November 23, 2012 4:25:03 AM
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As I said I would go with the motherboard and CPU first then the video card. Seems pointless to get the video card first since it will be bottlenecked by the old processor.
November 23, 2012 4:26:38 AM

thanks!
a c 141 à CPUs
November 23, 2012 4:33:43 AM

Don't forget to select a best answer so the mods know your question was answered.
November 23, 2012 4:43:26 AM

Best answer selected by legoman27.
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