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Want to upgrade CPU/GPU, need suggestions


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proviel

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I've been told that my CPU is OK and that I should upgrade my GPU.

My GPU currently is 

ATI AMD Radeon R9 270x 

and my CPU is

Intel Core i5 4440

I'm want to play DayZ (especially after they fix FPS problem) with decent frames, and games like Rust etc.

Someone also told me that I should get the RX 480 GPU that's coming out on June 29th. Would this be a decent upgrade? If not, what should I upgrade to?

 

and is my CPU good, do I keep or upgrade?

I don't know anything about pc parts, I just know how to install it onto my computer and stuff.

 

If you need more information let me know.


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:welcome: proviel

Some more info would help us to better select a GPU for you, please tell us,

The brand and model of the PSU?   This to see what tier of GPU it can power.

The brand/model and amount of RAM installed?

Is your OS, windows 32bit or 64bit?

Your budget?

In which country will you purchase parts?

 

Whether your CPU will choke the video card can't really be determined until a possible card is selected.

With regards to the new AMD card.   We will have to wait until Pro review sites publish their tests.


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:welcome: proviel

Some more info would help us to better select a GPU for you, please tell us,

The brand and model of the PSU?   This to see what tier of GPU it can power.

The brand/model and amount of RAM installed?

Is your OS, windows 32bit or 64bit?

Your budget?

In which country will you purchase parts?

 

Whether your CPU will choke the video card can't really be determined until a possible card is selected.

With regards to the new AMD card.   We will have to wait until Pro review sites publish their tests.

 

The brand and model of the PSU? I don't know the brand and model, all I know is that it's 750w

The brand/model and amount of RAM installed? It's ripjaws 8gb ddr3

Is your OS, windows 32bit or 64bit? 64bit

Your budget? $200-$400

In which country will you purchase parts? US


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Thanks for the update.

Within your budget, at the moment the top AMD card is the R390X, i.e. > http://www.tomshardw...90x,4344-3.html

https://www.amazon.c...dware-20&tzd=18

The top Nvidia is a GTX 970 > http://techbuyersgur...0-vs-980?page=3

https://www.amazon.c...ag=thtebusgu-20

 

Some benchmarks.

http://www.babeltech...x-vs-gtx-980/5/

 

When the new AMD cards are available, we will be able to get a price/performance point against the existing listed cards.

 

Your PSU will be OK for the upgrade.


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Gday.

Not heard from you for a while!!   How did your upgrade go?   An update would be appreciated.

 

Thanks.


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