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Upgrade or buy new pc?

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#1 Nendz


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Posted 09 October 2015 - 08:07 PM

Hey guys, I'd like to know if my current spec is worth upgrading or if I should just buy a new pc?


I will mainly need the pc for video editing and some gaming on the side.

Current spec: 
CPU: Intel Core i7 950 @3.07ghz
Motherboard: Gigabyte X58-USB3
RAM: 12gb DDR3
GPU: AMD Radeon HD6850

If it's better to just buy a new pc can anyone recommend me a spec for about 800$? 

Ty for the help!

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#2 Captain_Chicken


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Posted 21 October 2015 - 04:43 PM

I don't see any places you could upgrade except the graphics card. If your problem is your graphics card, that can be upgraded but otherwise just build/buy a new pc. 

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#3 Gorbulan


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Posted 21 October 2015 - 05:00 PM

You could upgrade the CPU or mobo, but it is not really worth it unless you have serious moolah. Upgrading the video card is pretty much your only option.


Do you use a hard drive for your boot drive or an SSD? You could go from Hard Drive > SSD. That would be an upgrade.

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