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Upgrading old gaming computer

Lockdownhaden
  • 54 months ago

Okay so when it comes to computer specs and stuff i am completely ignorant. I have no idea what's compatible with what, and I'm kind of lost. I'd like to upgrade my computer w/ a new processor and I'd like to add ram. My Graphics card is fine. Here's my current specs: http://prntscr.com/95vqs0 http://prntscr.com/95vqtp http://prntscr.com/95vqva http://prntscr.com/968j3r

As you will see; A. My CPU = trash B. My setup = old

I know i probably need to just get a new computer, but I'd like to keep what I have for at least another year.

EDIT: Forgot to mention, has 850W power supply.

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  • 54 months ago
  • 1 point

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD FX-8320E 3.2GHz 8-Core Processor $128.99 @ Directron
Motherboard MSI 970A-G43 ATX AM3+ Motherboard $0.00
Memory G.Skill Ares Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory $34.99 @ Newegg
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $163.98
Generated by PCPartPicker 2015-11-23 21:24 EST-0500

you will need to update bios to latest version for the 8320e to work. The 8320e is probably the best bang for your buck FX cpu.

Another option would be the FX-6300 which is cheaper....

https://pcpartpicker.com/part/amd-cpu-fd6300wmhkbox

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