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When it's needed, and unless something breaks, that usually means waiting at least four years until I upgrade
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just curious how often people here upgrade their system?
Sounds like you have a spending problem buying all that stuff, especially buying ssd and cpu's and not even using them.
I don't really have a set time frame for upgrades. Its probably more of a upgraded when needed.
Whenever I see something that catches my eye or my PC is under-performing due to a specific part holding it back.
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When my pc struggles to play something I really want to play, which has not happened for a while
Pretty much this.
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6 years and running, still don't need to upgrade. On average, I'd say ~5 years.
... even on Earth Mode.
Major components, probably every 10 ish.
Graphics card, I wait until everything becomes sluggish and unplayable, so maybe every 5 - 6?
I built my first gaming PC 18 months ago and I'll probably wait at least another 12 months (probably longer) before going for a large scale build again.
My system is more than fine still, but I'm greedy and want to go to 1440p on my next build.
670s in dual SLI
8GB DDR5 RAM
3570k @ 4.7ghz
Will go for a similar build with the newer components when I take the plunge.
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josh_b posted...just curious how often people here upgrade their system?
I have every intention of using them. my first SSD is not full yet so no real rush to slap the other one in and replacing the cpu isn't as simple as putting it in the case. The bios update required to use a more up to date cpu on my motherboard is a pain in the ass and usually requires being sent back to MSI to have them fix it since most of the time the bios update bricks the motherboard. Ivy bridge cpu's are not compatible on my motherboard out of the box.
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