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Kr0NiCk

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Hello guys, its been a while since i want to upgrade my computer hardware more specific my CPU (I5 760 @ 2.80GHz) and Graphic Card (GeForce msi gts 450 Cyclone) so i've been wondering which of them should i upgrade as soon as possible and since i'm on a tight budget which options is there on that market that would be good and on an affordable price to get?






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iammykyl

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Gday Kr0NiCk, Posted Image
Upgrades would depend on the main use for the rig, if for video/photo work, other options may be better.
If for mostly gaming. A CPU upgrade would be both expensive and investing in older tech.
> http://www.cpubenchm...etType.html#id2
i5 760 Benchmark. > http://www.cpubenchm...et/cpu_list.php

I would put the $$ into a gpu, could then be used in a future platform upgrade. Which? will depend mostly on the PSU.
Please give us your hardware specs, including PSU brand/model.

What would be your budget?
In which country will you be purchasing parts?
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Kr0NiCk

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I use it for gaming mostly, budget will be around 500 euros (600-700 dolars) and i would be buying them in France.

Here CPU-Z Screenshots not sure if its enough.

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phillpower2

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Hello Kr0NiCk

While iammykyl is offline I will offer you a couple of pointers if that is ok :)

The best i5 CPU that you can get for your MB from here

We still need the PSU information + we will also need to know what type of case you have as in full tower, mid tower or SFF (small form factor) this because some add on video cards are 11 - 12" long and will not fit in smaller cases.

Your MB specs
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