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Is my PC in need of an upgrade?


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#1 EdTheN3rd

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Posted 27 June 2015 - 10:31 PM

So these are the parts that my PC runs on.  NOTE:  I have a 700w power supply, just don't know which one, hope it doesn't matter :).  But anyway, Is there anything on my PC that looks like it needs an upgrade, like a better processor, RAM, mobo.  My PC runs smooth, but I was wondering if there is a main component that will make some of my games run faster, they run smooth anyway, just want a better experience.  I already upgraded the graphics card.  Thanks in advance!


Edited by hamluis, 29 June 2015 - 03:43 PM.
Moved from Internal Hardware to System Building/Upgrading - Hamluis.


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Posted 28 June 2015 - 08:55 AM

The only real upgrade would be a Solid State Drive (SSD).



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Posted 30 June 2015 - 02:38 AM

There are a few games that require at least a AMD 8 core. Upgrading to one of their 95watt 8 cores would open up a few more games to play (your board can't use the 125 watt ones). Like the FX-8370e  (200$) or the FX-8320e (135$) for instance. 

 

That's about it. Wouldn't really be worth it though for those few games. Like Kilroy said, an SSD is the only thing left to get slightly increased performance in open world games. 


Edited by SEANIA, 30 June 2015 - 02:39 AM.

99% of the time, I edit for type-o's and grammar. I'll note it if that's not the case. 

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