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GPU Upgrading profitable?

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#1 denmla1000


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Posted 04 January 2015 - 10:39 AM

Hi all,


I have a question.

I have i5 530 with GTS 250. I am thinking of buying new GPU fo around 150$-200$.

Is it worthy? I cant upgrade CPU couse it fits in LGA 1156.

It is not bad CPU but will I have same benefits from new GPU as that is is paired with up-to-date CPU?


Know I am newb, hope I am clear.



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#2 ihavanswer


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Posted 04 January 2015 - 03:20 PM

This depends on what you use this computer for.

It will increase performance in games and graphically intensive applications, but will not help in multitasking or performing standard tasks.

I would say, to match that processor with today's graphics cards, you should not spend $200, because the standards for what you can get with $100ish are fair to match up with your cpu, and provide a graphics-based performance increase.

If you do want this graphics increase, i would recommend the GTX 750Ti, which benchmarks at about 3 times better than your current card, and is available for around $130

#3 denmla1000

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Posted 05 January 2015 - 10:57 AM

Thanks for the answer...answer :)

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