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How did I do with my upgrade purchases?

#1SourcesPosted 4/20/2014 7:03:25 AM(edited)
CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($249.99 @ Micro Center)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($84.99 after rebate @ Micro Center)
Memory: G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($64.99 @ NewEgg)

Total after taxes and rebates: 431.49

Did I get the best bang for my buck possible?
#2Sources(Topic Creator)Posted 4/20/2014 7:03:00 AM
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#3Sources(Topic Creator)Posted 4/20/2014 7:40:40 AM
bump
#4urtvPosted 4/20/2014 7:51:05 AM
what did you upgrade from?
#5anthrax360xPosted 4/20/2014 7:55:39 AM
urtv posted...
what did you upgrade from?

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#6Sources(Topic Creator)Posted 4/20/2014 7:57:26 AM
Upgrading from:

Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 @ 3.00GHz
4.00GB Dual-Channel DDR2 @ 399MHz (5-5-5-18)
Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. P35-DS3L (Socket 775)
#7MaximoomPosted 4/20/2014 8:02:04 AM
Very good.

What gpu you are using now.
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#8Sources(Topic Creator)Posted 4/20/2014 8:10:09 AM
Hi, thanks.

I'm currently using an MSI R6870 Twin Frozr II Radeon HD 6870 1GB - I think I'll stick with this for a little bit longer, my CPU was definitely a huge bottleneck. I think I can wait a little while longer with the GPU, but idk.
#9MaximoomPosted 4/20/2014 8:40:07 AM
Wait for a card that uses Directx 12 fully.
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#10Sources(Topic Creator)Posted 4/20/2014 12:07:43 PM
Yeah, I think that's the best way to go about it.