Closed More of a general question Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Graphics Last response: October 31, 2012 7:15 PM in Graphics & Displays Share subduck9 October 30, 2012 11:29:16 PM Not completely GPU related. So I'm currently running a intel core 2 duo e8400, 4gb ddr2 memory, and a 5770. I'm wondering what part of my upgrade I should get first. GPU or CPU+RAM? Should I get the GTX 660 first and then the i5 2500k and 8gb later? Or vice versa? More about : general question Best solution cl-scott a b U Graphics card October 30, 2012 11:35:09 PM You don't really say what the stated goal is, but I would say at this point the CPU and RAM upgrade would give you the biggest bang for the buck in the widest array of situations. Share subduck9 October 30, 2012 11:38:44 PM Okay thank you. I would be playing Planetside 2 mostly if that changes anything Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer subduck9 October 31, 2012 6:23:23 PM Best answer selected by Subduck9. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedMore of a general question Forum SolvedGeneral GPU questions; More Clock speed over V-Mem, best bang-for-buck Forum More of a general question ... general vs. gaming pc Forum Update - Perhaps a more general question - I think... Forum More General questions on DNS admin tool Forum Solved7870 CF or 7950 CF or single 280X + general CF question Forum Solvedoverclocking general question Forum SolvedA general noob question.... Forum SolvedPlease help,general question about system stability and performance(First manual build check) Forum SolvedGeneral Hotswap Question Forum SolvedAT&T U-Verse and general networking question. Forum SolvedGeneral Intel Chipset Question Forum SolvedGeneral GPU Questions Forum Solvedgeneral questions about my system Forum SolvedGeneral question regarding epic PC build Forum Looking for upgrade recommendations for general gaming, and more specifically planet side 2. Forum SolvedQuestion about Fans in general Forum SolvedMaking A New PC Build! (General Questions) Forum Low FPS with good PC (3DMark, Games in General, more info inside) Forum SolvedQuestion about fan splitter and cooling in general Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !