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 SolvedHelp Upgrade my computer Forum SolvedIntel Integrated 2000 HD Upgrade Help. Forum SolvedWant to upgrade my computer...Wich part shall I start with? Forum SolvedHelp! upgrade my e-machine el1852 3.2ghz Forum SolvedNeed advice on storage upgrade Forum SolvedDell dimension e520 graphics card upgrade Forum SolvedBuy new computer or upgrade? Forum Solvedradeon 270x upgrade Forum SolvedOpinion on upgrade? (New at this) Forum Solvedwhich upgrade first Forum SolvedPossible CPU Upgrade? Forum SolvedWhich Graphics Card should i upgrade too? 120-150£ Budged. Forum SolvedShould I upgrade or get a new pc? Forum SolvedUnderstanding GPU longevity - to aid upgrade planning Forum Solvedupgrade from q6600 Forum Solvedupgrade advice please Forum SolvedIf I upgrade to W8.1 from W7 what happens to my games on the second HD? Forum SolvedShould I upgrade my CPU or GPU first? Forum SolvedRAM, CPU, and Graphics card upgrade under $300! Forum SolvedSomthing i should upgrade Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !