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Built a Budget computer over 1 year ago and looking to upgrade, where should I start??

ACourt07

39 months ago

Looking to get better FPS on pretty easily run games, CS:GO, H1Z1, DayZ etc... Currently planning on adding more Ram, Adding a SSD for faster boot times and upgrading my case with more fans because having some heating issues. Should i worry about a video card next or what?

Current specs are : Processor: AMD x4 860k Mobo: Asrock fm2a78m Pro3+ Ram: 4 GB of some generic crap (definitely adding 4 more GBs) PSU: Corsair CX500m 500w video card: Asus R7260-1GD5 - R7 260 Hard drive: 1tb 7200 rpm

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  • 39 months ago
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  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

First things I'd upgrade:

RAM to 8GB GPU

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

Type Item Price
CPU AMD Athlon X4 860K 3.7GHz Quad-Core Processor Purchased For $0.00
Motherboard ASRock FM2A78M PRO3+ Micro ATX FM2+ Motherboard Purchased For $0.00
Memory G.Skill 4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR3-1600 Memory Purchased For $0.00
Memory G.Skill Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory $40.98 @ Newegg
Storage Seagate Barracuda ES 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $0.00
Video Card PowerColor Radeon RX 470 4GB Red Devil Video Card $198.99 @ SuperBiiz
Case Rosewill FBM-02 MicroATX Mini Tower Case Purchased For $0.00
Power Supply Corsair CX 500W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply Purchased For $0.00
Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts
Total $239.97
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-09-25 20:10 EDT-0400

Not sure of your budget, took a guess.

  • 39 months ago
  • 1 point

I would add an optional of evo 212 cooler to replace that jet engine of yours. Case fans are not so useful comparing to the cpu cooler.

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