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Planning on upgrading, is this good?

legoclone09

37 months ago

So I'm planning on rebuilding my PC soon. Currently I have a GTX 660 (borrowed from a friend while 760 is being RMA'd), i5 4670k, MSi z87 G45, and 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM. Here's what my build will look like when I fully upgrade it if it's a good list. I'd prefer to keep everything black as well.

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/legoclone09/saved/xsw6hM

Thanks!

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  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

It looks pretty good to me. In my opinion, the H60 is not worth it though. You should either go full out with a 240/280mm radiator AIO or just go with air cooling. The Cryorig H7 is a very good air cooler.

The 1050 Ti is pretty good, but I would personally make the leap and go for the 1060. It'll last a bit longer and gives you a fair increase in performance.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

Alright. I'm really tight on money since I'm 13, but it all depends on patient I am. I think I might get an air cooler because my current case has only two fan ports (I think, gotta double check).

  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

What buck88owns_chair said. The H7 will be cheaper and making that change will give you another $25 to put towards your 1060, if that is indeed what you decide to go for.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

OK, thanks!

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

OK, thanks! I think I'll get that instead.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

There isn't a huge difference between the Skylake and Haswell i5s. DDR4 is not really worth the upgrade just by itself. You could just get some more 1600mhz RAM and wait for a bigger IPC gain in 2 or so years.

If you got cash to burn (or can sell what you have for a decent price) and wanna put together a new PC then by all means, but it's not going to be a huge improvement.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I'm moreso upgrading for the futurproofing, and I'd like to be able to run Overwatch above 60 FPS on Ultra. I'm thinking if gettig a 1060 6GB instead though.

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  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

I have two HDDs since I built it with a 1TB and my brother got a very similar build. He ran out of HDD space so my mom got us both 4TB HDDs because there was a deal or something. I'll look at your list ou made soon, on my phone right now. Thanks!

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  • 37 months ago
  • 2 points

http://pcpartpicker.com/list/DxQbkT

This build would easily run Overwatch at 60fps+ on MAX

You only need to upgrade your GPU (if you don't have one). Save your money for when a real IPC gain happens in a couple years.

  • 37 months ago
  • 1 point

OK, I'm back now. Looks like a good list, but I've heard the 6GB 1060 would be a lot better, should I go for that if I save the extra $50 up?

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