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I’m looking into upgrading my pc (already buying ssd) and I want some more performance to come out of this budget boy. I was thinking a new gpu? Anyways, can someone recommend budget parts to be, that would improve performance (maybe sub 150$ gpu) I’ve overclocked my cpu to 4.0 

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant
Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i7-950 3.06 GHz Quad-Core Processor Purchased For $25.00
CPU Cooler Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler Purchased For $10.00
Motherboard Asus - P6X58D-E ATX LGA1366 Motherboard Purchased For $25.00
Memory Crucial - 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3-1333 Memory Purchased For $12.50
Memory Crucial - 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3-1333 Memory Purchased For $12.50
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 250 GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $20.00
Video Card MSI - Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1 GB Video Card Purchased For $10.00
Case Antec - Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case Purchased For $33.00
Power Supply EVGA - BT 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply Purchased For $20.00
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit Purchased For $0.00
Keyboard Rosewill - NEON K51W Wired Gaming Keyboard Purchased For $28.00
Mouse Logitech - G203 PRODIGY Wired Optical Mouse Purchased For $29.99
Headphones Corsair - HS50 Headset Purchased For $44.90
  Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts  
  Total $270.89
  Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-25 11:16 EST-0500  

 


I hAve an unfinished pc build. Pls dont bully for not having one yet or i cry.

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a nice 1366 xeon (there are really nice hexacores on x58), a new psu and a 390(x)


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CPU: I5-8600k  @5 ghz  GPU: GTX 1070 ti EVGA SC Gaming   RAM: 8+8 3500 mhz DDR4 Trident Z   MOBO: MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC   HDD: 1 TB 7200 RPM Seagate Baracudda, 1 TB 5400 RPM Samsung Spinpoint HD103SI   SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB   Soundcard: built in   Case: Cooler Master Masterbox Lite 5 RGB (modified)  PSU: Seasonic Focus GX650

 

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10 minutes ago, lookpuppy said:

I’m looking into upgrading my pc (already buying ssd) and I want some more performance to come out of this budget boy. I was thinking a new gpu? Anyways, can someone recommend budget parts to be, that would improve performance (maybe sub 150$ gpu) I’ve overclocked my cpu to 4.0 

 

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant
Type Item Price
CPU Intel - Core i7-950 3.06 GHz Quad-Core Processor Purchased For $25.00
CPU Cooler Cooler Master - Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler Purchased For $10.00
Motherboard Asus - P6X58D-E ATX LGA1366 Motherboard Purchased For $25.00
Memory Crucial - 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3-1333 Memory Purchased For $12.50
Memory Crucial - 8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR3-1333 Memory Purchased For $12.50
Storage Seagate - Barracuda 250 GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive Purchased For $20.00
Video Card MSI - Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition 1 GB Video Card Purchased For $10.00
Case Antec - Three Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case Purchased For $33.00
Power Supply EVGA - BT 450 W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply Purchased For $20.00
Operating System Microsoft - Windows 10 Pro OEM 64-bit Purchased For $0.00
Keyboard Rosewill - NEON K51W Wired Gaming Keyboard Purchased For $28.00
Mouse Logitech - G203 PRODIGY Wired Optical Mouse Purchased For $29.99
Headphones Corsair - HS50 Headset Purchased For $44.90
  Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts  
  Total $270.89
  Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-02-25 11:16 EST-0500  

 

you can always snag a new rx 580 for like 165 (on sale) https://pcpartpicker.com/product/Yybkcf/xfx-radeon-rx-580-4gb-gts-xxx-edition-video-card-rx-580p4dfd6 

 

or a 570 for 130 :) https://pcpartpicker.com/product/tyNypg/gigabyte-radeon-rx-570-4gb-gaming-4g-video-card-gv-rx570gaming-4gd 


Rig 1: i7-9700k OC'd to 5.0ghz all core | EVGA XC RTX 2080Ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | ASUS PRIME Z370-P | Asetek 550LC 120mm | ADATA 480GB SSD & Toshiba P300 3TB | Cooler Master Masterbox MB500 | Win 10 Home | Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum, G502 Proteus Spectrum, G933 Artemis Spectrum Snow Wireless Limited Edition, Corsair MM300 Mouse Pad | 2 MSI Optix Curved 27" FHD Monitors 

 

(before i sold the WD drive and MSI gpu - https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/11946219 171 gaming. felt good.)

 

Rig 2: i7-7700k Stock clocks | MSI Armor GTX 1070 | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8GB | MSI Z270 A-Pro | WD Green 240GB SSD & 2TB Seagate HDD | Thermaltake Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition | Win 10 Home | 2 HP Omen FHD 144hz 24.5" Monitors 

 

Rig 3: i7-6700 | GT 730 & GT 645 OEM | Some random DDR4 2133mhz 2x8gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | WD Black 2TB HDD & Toshiba 1TB HDD | Win 10 Home | 3 27" Dell FHD Monitors 

 

Rig 4: i7-4770 | EVGA SSC 1050ti | Some random DDR3 ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | Stock Cooler | 1TB WD Black HDD | Win 7 Home 

 

RIP 

 

Rig 5 (dead and dismantled and sold) : i7-7820X OC'd to 4.8ghz all core | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | Gigabyte X299 UD4 PRO | Asetek 240mm AIO | WD Green 240gb SSD | Other various components that I can't remember

 

Rig 6 (same fate as rig 5) i7-8700k stock clocks | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8gb | MSI Z370 A-Pro | Asetek 550LC 120mm | WD Green 240GB SSD & Toshiba 2TB HDD | Other various components that I can't Remember 

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Just now, LukeSavenije said:

390(x)

much better than a new 580 like i suggested :P 

 

well actually, userbenchmark puts it 2% ahead... the fury x is only 15% ahead too... 

 

maybe he should go 580? 


Rig 1: i7-9700k OC'd to 5.0ghz all core | EVGA XC RTX 2080Ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | ASUS PRIME Z370-P | Asetek 550LC 120mm | ADATA 480GB SSD & Toshiba P300 3TB | Cooler Master Masterbox MB500 | Win 10 Home | Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum, G502 Proteus Spectrum, G933 Artemis Spectrum Snow Wireless Limited Edition, Corsair MM300 Mouse Pad | 2 MSI Optix Curved 27" FHD Monitors 

 

(before i sold the WD drive and MSI gpu - https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/11946219 171 gaming. felt good.)

 

Rig 2: i7-7700k Stock clocks | MSI Armor GTX 1070 | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8GB | MSI Z270 A-Pro | WD Green 240GB SSD & 2TB Seagate HDD | Thermaltake Core G21 Tempered Glass Edition | Win 10 Home | 2 HP Omen FHD 144hz 24.5" Monitors 

 

Rig 3: i7-6700 | GT 730 & GT 645 OEM | Some random DDR4 2133mhz 2x8gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | WD Black 2TB HDD & Toshiba 1TB HDD | Win 10 Home | 3 27" Dell FHD Monitors 

 

Rig 4: i7-4770 | EVGA SSC 1050ti | Some random DDR3 ram 2x2gb and 2x4gb sticks | OEM Dell Mobo | Stock Cooler | 1TB WD Black HDD | Win 7 Home 

 

RIP 

 

Rig 5 (dead and dismantled and sold) : i7-7820X OC'd to 4.8ghz all core | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 4x8gb | Gigabyte X299 UD4 PRO | Asetek 240mm AIO | WD Green 240gb SSD | Other various components that I can't remember

 

Rig 6 (same fate as rig 5) i7-8700k stock clocks | MSI DUKE 1080ti | ADATA DDR4 2400mhz 2x8gb | MSI Z370 A-Pro | Asetek 550LC 120mm | WD Green 240GB SSD & Toshiba 2TB HDD | Other various components that I can't Remember 

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1 minute ago, TH3R34P3R said:

much better than a new 580 like i suggested :P 

a little less, but also the cost is

 

sorry that i'm constantly in the same thread ;)


PSU Tier List 4.0//Motherboard Tier List//Community standards//Group Regulation//Higher wattage

Don't forget to quote or mention me

 

Primary PC:

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CPU: I5-8600k  @5 ghz  GPU: GTX 1070 ti EVGA SC Gaming   RAM: 8+8 3500 mhz DDR4 Trident Z   MOBO: MSI Gaming Pro Carbon AC   HDD: 1 TB 7200 RPM Seagate Baracudda, 1 TB 5400 RPM Samsung Spinpoint HD103SI   SSD: Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB   Soundcard: built in   Case: Cooler Master Masterbox Lite 5 RGB (modified)  PSU: Seasonic Focus GX650

 

Consoles:

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PS4 slim glacier white 500 gb, PS4 FTP Special Edition 500 gb, Xbox, 3 DS lites, DSI XL, Gameboy Advanced Color, PS Vita v2, Wii, PS3 500 gb

 

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R9 290x for 80$ and a cx550 (2017) for 50$

 

other GPUs you can get R9 390x for about 90-100$. 

 

spend the rest on a Xeon mentioned earlier in the thread

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