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2 years ago#1
Trying to figure out how the get the biggest boost for my dollar
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2 years ago#2
You should start over.
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2 years ago#3
TheFeshPince posted...
You should start over.


That is actually what I am leaning towards to be honest. My PC parts are all over 3 years old. Just wanted an opinion to give a boost
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2 years ago#4
^
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2 years ago#5
Fine screw it, new PC it is. Only issue is when to build >_>
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2 years ago#6
m0986-8 posted...
Fine screw it, new PC it is. Only issue is when to build >_>


Now!
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2 years ago#7
If you are upgrading in increments, then in general the graphics card will be the biggest first boost. However, if you have the money to upgrade the whole thing then you may want to do that.
2 years ago#8
If you have the patience to wait until Black Friday/Cyber Monday, you will almost definitely spend less money for higher quality components. It's a ways off, but depending on your budget it will likely be worth it. Especially since you will have more options on the GPU front.
2 years ago#9
GreenMage7 posted...
If you are upgrading in increments, then in general the graphics card will be the biggest first boost. However, if you have the money to upgrade the whole thing then you may want to do that.


Have about $1500 for a build.

GreenMage7 posted...
If you have the patience to wait until Black Friday/Cyber Monday, you will almost definitely spend less money for higher quality components. It's a ways off, but depending on your budget it will likely be worth it. Especially since you will have more options on the GPU front.


I have no problem waiting. I can run all my games at decently high settings as is (though my games aren't exactly too demanding).
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2 years ago#10
Wait until AMD's new cards come out before you build.
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