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Need help deciding what parts to upgrade!


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#1 dane565

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Posted 16 August 2015 - 07:52 AM

So basically Ive had my computer for nearly 4 and a half years now and I need to update it. My current specs are:

  • Sapphire HD6870 1G GDDR5 PCIE HDMI DP
  • CoolerMaster 650W GX 80+
  • Antec Three Hundred Tower Gaming Case- Black NO PSU
  • Samsung 22X DVDRW Black SATA
  • Western Digital 1TB SATA3 HDD 32M Caviar Blue
  • Kingston 8G(2x4G) DDR3 1600MHz CL9 HyperX
  • Gigabyte GA-Z68A-D3-B3 LGA1155 Z68 DDR3/1333 PCI-Ex16 SATA2 SATA3 USB
  • Intel Core i5 2400 Processor LGA1155 3.1GHz CPU
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit OEM (Currently windows 10 now)

I have chosen the following upgrades:

  • SSD - Patriot Blaze PB240GS25SSDR 240G SATA3 SSD Solid State Drive = $115
  • Motherboard - Gigabyte H97-HD3 = $139
  • CPU - Intel Core i5 4690 3.5GHz 6MB = $315
  • GPU - Gigabyte N980-G1-GAMING-4GD 4G GTX 980 G1 Gaming PCI-E VGA Card = $749
  • Power Supply - Coolermaster GM Series RS750-AMAAB1 750Watt 80 Bronze Semi-Modular Power Supply Unit = $119

Thanks, Any advice on the current upgrades are welcomed.

 

 



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#2 DJBPace07

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Posted 18 August 2015 - 08:46 AM

Is this a gaming PC?  Also, where are you buying these parts from?  That price for a non-Ti version of a GTX 980 is very high.  I'm not sure how an upgraded copy of Windows handles licensing.  If it carries over the original Windows 7 OEM license, you may not be able to upgrade the motherboard without losing the license.  This may provide more answers to the OS licensing with Windows 10.


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Posted 19 August 2015 - 04:30 PM

With the rate of failure I've had with Patriot thumb drives I would not trust their SSd's for 1 minute in my system






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