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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.
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November 23, 2012 4:23:36 AM

Yes, this computer is mostly for gaming,
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November 23, 2012 4:25:03 AM

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.
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November 23, 2012 4:33:43 AM

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

Best answer selected by legoman27.
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