Budget (including currency): N/A
Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Mostly Squad and other similar games
Other details (existing parts lists, whether any peripherals are needed, what you're upgrading from, when you're going to buy, what resolution and refresh rate you want to play at, etc):
I have been racking my brain as to weather I need to upgrade my rig or just the GPU. My goal is to get better FPS while gaming. At the moment I'm getting between 60-120FPS on my Acer Predator X34. My CPU runs at 4.8 GHz.
Do I really need a new MOBO and CPU?
Thanks heaps for the input.
Motherboard Name Asus Z170-Deluxe (4 PCI-E x1, 3 PCI-E x16, 1 M.2, 4 DDR4 DIMM, Audio, Video, Dual Gigabit LAN, WiFi)
CPU Type QuadCore Intel Core i7-6700K, 4800 MHz (48 x 100)
DIMM1: G Skill TridentZ 32 GB DDR4-3200 DDR4 SDRAM (16-18-18-38 @ 1600 MHz)
Video Adapter GeForce GTX 1080 (8 GB)
Monitor Acer Predator X34 (DP) [34" IPS LCD] (#ASMLeULjO7/d)
Disk Drive Samsung SSD 950 PRO 512GB (512 GB, PCI-E 3.0 x4)