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I want to Upgrade my computer and would appreciate some recommendations.

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#1 Mark4CW


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Posted 02 July 2016 - 09:22 AM

OS Name Microsoft Windows 10 Home
Version 10.0.10586 Build 10586
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name TARDIS
System Manufacturer LENOVO
System Model 10181
System Type x64-based PC
System SKU LENOVO_MT_1018
Processor Intel® Core™ i5-4460  CPU @ 3.20GHz, 3201 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date LENOVO I1KT38AUS, 6/10/2014
SMBIOS Version 2.8
Embedded Controller Version 255.255
BaseBoard Manufacturer LENOVO
BaseBoard Model Not Available
BaseBoard Name Base Board
Platform Role Desktop
Secure Boot State On
PCR7 Configuration Binding Not Possible
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "10.0.10586.420"
User Name Tardis\Mark
Time Zone Central Daylight Time
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 7.93 GB
Available Physical Memory 2.81 GB
Total Virtual Memory 10.8 GB
Available Virtual Memory 3.55 GB
Page File Space 2.85 GB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
Hyper-V - VM Monitor Mode Extensions Yes
Hyper-V - Second Level Address Translation Extensions Yes
Hyper-V - Virtualization Enabled in Firmware Yes
Hyper-V - Data Execution Protection Yes
I'm not sure if that information will help any or not. 
My graphics card is a Geforce GT 720 and I'm fairly certain that is the major component I need to upgrade.  

Edited by hamluis, 03 July 2016 - 02:30 PM.
Moved from IH to System Building - Hamluis.

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#2 Drillingmachine


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Posted 02 July 2016 - 10:12 AM

Yes, put better graphic card. What's PSU? It usually reads on label that's located side of PSU.

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Posted 02 July 2016 - 10:37 AM

My graphics card is a Geforce GT 720 and I'm fairly certain that is the major component I need to upgrade.

Yes you need if you can RX 480 will be better otherwise r9 380 will be good. 650 watt PSU, 16(2x8GB)ram and SSD will be even better.
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#4 Captain_Chicken


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Posted 05 July 2016 - 08:49 PM

Why are you upgrading? If you game, what games do you play and at what resolution?

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