UPGRADE Tags: Homebuilt Systems Last response: November 11, 2012 9:40 AM in Systems Share thuppayath November 11, 2012 8:27:56 AM Hey Guys, I have two alternatives - build a new PC or upgrade my existing one. I want you guys to recommend parts if i were to UPGRADE my existing computer. The parts that are on my comp AND DON'T WANT TO CHANGE are: CPU: Intel Core-i5 650 Motherboard: Intel DH55TC Optical Drive: Sony RW DVD Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB . Approximate Purchase Date: December 2012 Budget Range: Full Cost (Including Shipping): $300 System Usage from Most to Least Important: Playing Games, Playing Online, Streaming Videos, Uploading/Editing/Rendering Videos, Using Office Applications, Are you buying a monitor: Yes (but this is not included in this budget; I'll be buying it separately) Do you need to buy OS: Yes Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any Location: I live in India so u guys just need to tell me which hardware I need to buy; I could see if it is available here. Parts Preferences: Nothing really Overclocking: Undecided SLI or Crossfire: Undecided Your Monitor Resolution: Please recommend which would be best for gaming... Additional Comments: Something flashy but this is not a priority. Why Am I Upgrading: I want a decent PC to run my games and to power powerful applications. More about : upgrade o1die a b B Homebuilt system November 11, 2012 9:40:00 AM Depends on the prices for video cards and what you have now. Using onboard video? I would also pick a vender and link it and give us a budget in your local currency. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedUpgrade Gaming PC Forum SolvedGood cpu upgrade? Forum SolvedCpu upgrade questions Forum SolvedGTX to R9. Is this upgrade really worth the money? .. Forum SolvedUpgrade from powercolor 7850 v2 Forum SolvedShould I upgrade? I7-870 to I5-4590 ? Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade CPU. PLEASE HELP IMMEDIATELY Forum SolvedWhat should i upgrade? Forum SolvedWould it make a difference to upgrade? Forum SolvedDesktop Hardware Upgrade? Forum SolvedGaming rig upgrade suggestions? Forum SolvedWhat to do? Looking to upgrade PSU, but motherboard has funky slot interface (24 pin mini) Forum SolvedGPU Upgrade Question Forum SolvedCore i5 2400 upgrade? Forum SolvedOpinions needed for upgrade options Forum Solvedif i wanted to upgrade my 270x, whats the best gpu my pc can support? Forum SolvedDELL Optiplex 380 upgrade motherboard Forum SolvedBuyers advice for upgrade Forum SolvedCPU upgrade options Forum SolvedNeed help to find parts for a gaming pc that will run BF4 on ultra at 1080p with 60+fps with overclock and later upgrade optio Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !