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I this ok?

#1MenzuitPosted 2/19/2014 11:34:04 AM
Here are my specs:
(Fair warning, im not to savvy when it comes to upgrading PC's and what not?)

Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2320 CPU @ 3.00GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.0GHz
Memory: 8192MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 8146MB RAM
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce GT 640
Display Memory: 4033 MB
Dedicated Memory: 1985 MB
Shared Memory: 2048

The two things I am upgrading is the Graphics Card and The PSU. Here are links to both:
Graphics Card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130932

PSU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817207013
#2Dirk85UKPosted 2/19/2014 11:36:48 AM
Seems ok to me.
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#3foodeater4Posted 2/19/2014 11:42:11 AM
Your gonna have yourself a nice rig once those parts go in.
#4Menzuit(Topic Creator)Posted 2/19/2014 11:48:37 AM
foodeater4 posted...
Your gonna have yourself a nice rig once those parts go in.


Ok. Good glad to hear that! Finally be able to play top tier games on Ultra!
#5foodeater4Posted 2/19/2014 12:00:03 PM
You wont ultra absolutely everything but youll get great settings for a while to come.
#6Menzuit(Topic Creator)Posted 2/19/2014 2:08:50 PM
foodeater4 posted...
You wont ultra absolutely everything but youll get great settings for a while to come.


Awww, well, give me an example please?
#7Games_AnalystPosted 2/19/2014 2:26:03 PM(edited)
Menzuit posted...
foodeater4 posted...
You wont ultra absolutely everything but youll get great settings for a while to come.


Awww, well, give me an example please?


8 gigs should be fine on RAM. Your processor is a little low, I would overclock it some. Some CPU intensive games down the road might bottleneck. Titanfall is already asking for around 2.4-2.6.

The 760 GTX is a great card but even currently it does not allow for max settings in current games. See Crysis 3 for example (below). Granted that game is ridiculous strain but the 760 GTX is not even listed.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-780-ti-review-benchmarks,3663-7.html

The 760GTX upgrade will keep your computer relevant and allow play on any game coming up in the next 3+ years and that's all that really matters. You just can't expect going into VERY heavy intensive games (like Crysis 3 and similar in the future) and hope to max it out without experiencing nearly unplayable choppiness.

But games like the new Tomb Raider even a GTX 780 is only pulling 80 frames on ultimate quality. A GTX760 is likely looking at 35-40 FPS, but that is often playable. Start getting around 40 FPS and I barely notice.
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#8Fade2black001Posted 2/19/2014 2:24:32 PM
Games_Analyst posted...
Menzuit posted...
foodeater4 posted...
You wont ultra absolutely everything but youll get great settings for a while to come.


Awww, well, give me an example please?


8 gigs should be fine on RAM. Your processor is a little low, I would overclock it some. Some CPU intensive games down the road might bottleneck. Titanfall is already asking for around 2.4-2.6.

The 760 GTX is a great card but even currently it does not allow for max settings in current games. See Crysis 3 for example (below). Granted that game is ridiculous strain but the 760 GTX is not even listed.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-780-ti-review-benchmarks,3663-7.html

The 760GTX upgrade will keep your computer relevant and allow play on any game coming up in the next 3+ years and that's all that really matters. You just can't expect going into VERY heavy intensive games (like Crysis 3 and similar in the future) and hope to max it out without experiencing nearly unplayable choppiness.


One would want an after market cooler to OC.
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#9Games_AnalystPosted 2/19/2014 2:27:36 PM
Fade2black001 posted...
Games_Analyst posted...
Menzuit posted...
foodeater4 posted...
You wont ultra absolutely everything but youll get great settings for a while to come.


Awww, well, give me an example please?


8 gigs should be fine on RAM. Your processor is a little low, I would overclock it some. Some CPU intensive games down the road might bottleneck. Titanfall is already asking for around 2.4-2.6.

The 760 GTX is a great card but even currently it does not allow for max settings in current games. See Crysis 3 for example (below). Granted that game is ridiculous strain but the 760 GTX is not even listed.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-780-ti-review-benchmarks,3663-7.html

The 760GTX upgrade will keep your computer relevant and allow play on any game coming up in the next 3+ years and that's all that really matters. You just can't expect going into VERY heavy intensive games (like Crysis 3 and similar in the future) and hope to max it out without experiencing nearly unplayable choppiness.


One would want an after market cooler to OC.


Ah true, assumed he might've had one. Good thermal paste + after market cooler would run $50 but you could prob. get your processor to 3.5 or 3.6 with it being a pretty safe ways under temps (could go to 4.0ghz but might not recommend for a new overclocker).

IMO that's worth $50. Plus you have the thermal paste for a good while.
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#10Menzuit(Topic Creator)Posted 2/19/2014 2:36:29 PM
Games_Analyst posted...
Fade2black001 posted...
Games_Analyst posted...
Menzuit posted...
foodeater4 posted...
You wont ultra absolutely everything but youll get great settings for a while to come.


Awww, well, give me an example please?


8 gigs should be fine on RAM. Your processor is a little low, I would overclock it some. Some CPU intensive games down the road might bottleneck. Titanfall is already asking for around 2.4-2.6.

The 760 GTX is a great card but even currently it does not allow for max settings in current games. See Crysis 3 for example (below). Granted that game is ridiculous strain but the 760 GTX is not even listed.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-780-ti-review-benchmarks,3663-7.html

The 760GTX upgrade will keep your computer relevant and allow play on any game coming up in the next 3+ years and that's all that really matters. You just can't expect going into VERY heavy intensive games (like Crysis 3 and similar in the future) and hope to max it out without experiencing nearly unplayable choppiness.


One would want an after market cooler to OC.


Ah true, assumed he might've had one. Good thermal paste + after market cooler would run $50 but you could prob. get your processor to 3.5 or 3.6 with it being a pretty safe ways under temps (could go to 4.0ghz but might not recommend for a new overclocker).

IMO that's worth $50. Plus you have the thermal paste for a good while.


What in the world is thermal paste and I know nothing about how to over clock a processor. But everything else I get. But yeah I figured games like Crysis 3 and BF4 would definitely be a strain.