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mrpoolhendrix

Upgrading the garbage box

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Budget (including currency): $350

Country: Murica

Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: Wanna be able to play games at The Witcher 3 level games 720-1080 but we'll see

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): 
Motherboard

Foxconn 2ABF  LGA 1155

Processor
Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2600K CPU @ 3.40GHz
 
Video Card
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
 
RAM
8.0 GB
 
Monitor
Lcd tv 60hz/refresh rate
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unfortunately that mobo doesn't support a cpu its is much better you can upgrade to 2700k but little difference i suggest you wait  till new parts arrive 


if it was useful give it a like :) btw if your into linux pay a visit here  and i will be thankful if you send me an opinion here  

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
9 hours ago, mahyar said:

unfortunately that mobo doesn't support a cpu its is much better you can upgrade to 2700k but little difference

I was actually looking at the i7-3770, its lga 1155 would it not work ?

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2 hours ago, mrpoolhendrix said:

I was actually looking at the i7-3770, its lga 1155 would it not work ?

the chipset supports it but it isnt in mobos website but it might work


if it was useful give it a like :) btw if your into linux pay a visit here  and i will be thankful if you send me an opinion here  

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Ik I'd have to update the bios at least as im running sandy bridge still. But any good ideas for a  decent gpu?

 

 

EDIT: thank you for your time

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how much can you spend on gpu? anthony did video about a 3770k pc


if it was useful give it a like :) btw if your into linux pay a visit here  and i will be thankful if you send me an opinion here  

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 minutes ago, mahyar said:

how much can you spend on gpu? anthony did video about a 3770k pc

OMFG How did that slip my head!?!?!? Probably cause im usually all over the different LTT pages watching videos, going to hunt it down and watch it now

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3 minutes ago, mrpoolhendrix said:

OMFG How did that slip my head!?!?!? Probably cause im usually all over the different LTT pages watching videos, going to hunt it down and watch it now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SyLqFuf_SU


if it was useful give it a like :) btw if your into linux pay a visit here  and i will be thankful if you send me an opinion here  

 

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