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Uprading my PC, is this a good uprade?

#1EchoX860Posted 10/7/2013 9:43:14 AM(edited)
Coming from:

HP p6270z
OS
Windows 7 Home Premium x64
CPU
AMD Athlon II X4 620
Motherboard
Foxconn ALOE (CPU 1)
Memory
4.00GB Dual Channel DDR3 @ 666Mhz (9-9-9-24)
Graphics Card(s)
HD Radeon 4200 (Integrated)
Sound Card
Realtek High Definition Audio
Monitor(s) Displays
HP 2311 (1920x1080) @ 60Hz
Screen Resolution
1920x1080
Hard Drives
488GB Seagate ST3500418AS SCSI Disk Device (RAID)



Going to:


Gateway
Processor Speed:
3.0 GHz
Model:
DX4870-UB318
Memory:
8 GB
MPN:
DT.GDDAA.012
Hard Drive Capacity:
1.0 TB
Type:
PC Desktop
Operating System Edition:
Not Applicable
Operating System:
Windows 8
Bundled Items:
Keyboard, Mouse, Wi-Fi Card
Processor Type:
Intel Core i5
UPC:
886541696847
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Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Because I can buy both.
#2DerPancakePosted 10/7/2013 9:43:57 AM
Depends on what you want it for.
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#3EchoX860(Topic Creator)Posted 10/7/2013 9:46:01 AM
Having a more modern PC, after upgrading my gfx card, maybe light gaming, nothing like Skyrim, but maybe Minecraft, or Dolphin
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Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Because I can buy both.
#4AsucaHayashiPosted 10/7/2013 9:48:37 AM
if $600 is your budget then you can do way better from ecollegepc especially since you don't mind it doesn't have a graphics card.
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PC hardware doesn't need to match console hardware in price when PC gamers save literal thousands from the software they buy. http://www.steamgamesales.com/
#5DerPancakePosted 10/7/2013 9:49:34 AM
You will never a much better CPU for Dolphin.
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Steam/Origin: DerPancake
#6EchoX860(Topic Creator)Posted 10/7/2013 9:50:23 AM
DerPancake posted...
You will never a much better CPU for Dolphin.


what?
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Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Because I can buy both.
#7DerPancakePosted 10/7/2013 9:52:55 AM(edited)
EchoX860 posted...
DerPancake posted...
You will never a much better CPU for Dolphin.


what?


Damn, I don't even know what I wrote.

I mean

You will need a better CPU for dolphin.

Also why don't you save your money from the Xbox One and Ps4 then add it to your PC.
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Steam/Origin: DerPancake
#8Dillinger7311Posted 10/7/2013 9:54:36 AM
DerPancake posted...
EchoX860 posted...
DerPancake posted...
You will never a much better CPU for Dolphin.


what?


Damn, I don't even know what I wrote.

I mean

You will need a better CPU for dolphin.

Also why don't you save your money from the Xbox One and Ps4 then add it to your PC.


good idea.
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#9EchoX860(Topic Creator)Posted 10/7/2013 10:11:28 AM
What would be a good CPU then?
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Xbox One and PlayStation 4
Because I can buy both.
#10redrum187Posted 10/7/2013 11:17:07 AM
EchoX860 posted...
What would be a good CPU then?


for emulation? intel core i5 4670K and get a cpu cooler and overclock it.
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i still haven't found what i'm looking for...