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113 percent ram usage? pagefile is getting bonked lol

 

12 minutes ago, Jomo44 said:

interesting. Thank you for that perspective, I appreciate that. I guess another option is i could just save up and upgrade my system as a whole. Or buy another more update system for probably the same price and just use this one as a personal browsing pc...

11 minutes ago, Jomo44 said:

i was trying to spend $400 and under so i just wanted to upgrade one thing and have that hold me over for a bit until i build up a savings more.

i would get a cheap 3600+b450+ram combo, and sell what youve got. a 3600 would age pretty nicely with 6 cores and shouldnt be too costly, a good b450 mobo like an asrock pro4 or msi pro max would be cheap and great for a 3600. regarding ram, youd want 2x8gb 3200mhz cl16, usually can find some on sale around 50 bucks.

 

maxing out the mentioned budget, you can save 50 bucks with 3200c16 ram and the asrock b450m pro4 but this would be a solid combo that would be a great platform for upgrades in the future, and for overclocking if that interests you:

PCPartPicker Part List
Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $204.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI B450-A PRO MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard $99.99 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory $72.34 @ Amazon
  Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts  
  Total $377.32
  Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-22 17:44 EDT-0400  

if you snag good deals on these parts used you can get under 300 usd for all 3, plus no tax. i have a system in progress for a friend thats a 3600, b450m pro4, and 2x8gb 3200c16, was <250 total :D

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Posted · Original PosterOP

I got my first gaming computer from a hand me down and its a little more budget friendly than i prefer so i was thinking of upgrading but it has an MSI B150M Bazooka motherboard so i'm slightly limited on processors that i can buy. The compatible CPUs listed are basically any 6th gen processor. So i was wondering if a 6th gen i7 6700 will be able to run something like COD: Warzone smoothly, while discord runs in background, without freezing every few seconds like i currently get now.

 

Currently have an i5-6402P @ 2.80 GHz

and a Radeon RX 480 graphics card

 

I'm open to any ideas, as im fairly new to desktop gaming but just not sure what would be more beneficial. Just assumed it was the CPU as multitasking becomes almost impossible while playing more demanding games.

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what is the ram


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My buddy rocks a 6700k and a 1070 and plays warzone almost exclusively. That being said, I'm sure there is a bit of difference between the rx480 and the gtx1070. 

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My 6700k still runs everything. With ease.


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1 minute ago, Jomo44 said:

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two sticks of viper ram

hmm are you maxing ram


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main HP compaq 8300 prebuilt - Intel i5-3470 - 14GB ram - 500GB HDD - bluray drive

old windows 7 gaming desktop - Intel i5 2400 - lenovo CIH61M V:1.0 - 4GB ram - 1TB HDD - 160GB HDD - MSI GT 710 - dual DVD roms 

main laptop acer e5 15 - Intel i3 7th gen - 16GB ram - 1TB HDD - dvd drive                                                                     

school laptop lenovo 300e chromebook 2nd gen - Intel celeron - 4GB ram - 32GB SSD                                                     

storage server - AMD X2 250 - ASUS m4a785-m - 4GB ram - 500GB HDD - 320GB HDD - 80GB HDD                                  

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#animepfpgang                                                                                   

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3 minutes ago, Bad5ector said:

My buddy rocks a 6700k and a 1070 and plays warzone almost exclusively. That being said, I'm sure there is a bit of difference between the rx480 and the gtx1070. 

Thanks, thats good to know. I just have to get the 6700 because my motherboard cant overclock so no point in spending the extra money lol

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2 minutes ago, Jomo44 said:

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two sticks of viper ram

16GB would help. 8GB isnt enough in certain Games anymore. Around 12GB usage isnt uncommon.


CPU i7 6700k MB  MSI Z170A Pro Carbon GPU Zotac GTX980Ti amp!extreme RAM 16GB DDR4 Corsair Vengeance 3k CASE Corsair 760T PSU Corsair RM750i MOUSE Logitech G9x KB Logitech G910 HS Sennheiser GSP 500 SC Asus Xonar 7.1 MONITOR Acer Predator xb270hu Storage 1x1TB + 2x500GB Samsung 7200U/m - 2x500GB SSD Samsung 850EVO

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locked intel cpus are gimped in clock speeds and the b150 chipset wont support over 2666 mhz ram iirc. a 6700 would be better than what you have but wouldnt age well. a 6700k with 3200mhz ram would be much better for smooth gaming nowadays but the entry cost to such a system without any of the proper parts on hand (especially a z series motherboard) wouldnt make any sense. if you wanna stick with what you have, a 6700 would be enough atm.


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my "oops i bought intel right before zen 3 releases" build

CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 (placeholder)

GPU: Gigabyte 980ti Xtreme (also placeholder), deshroud w/ generic 1200rpm 120mm fans x2, stock bios 130% power, no voltage offset: +70 core +400 mem 

Memory: 2x16gb GSkill Trident Z RGB 3600C16, 14-15-30-288@1.45v

Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

Cooler: Noctua NH-D15S w/ white chromax bling
OS Drive: Samsung PM981 1tb (OEM 970 Evo)

Storage Drive: XPG SX8200 Pro 2tb

Backup Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 4TB

PSU: Seasonic Prime Ultra Titanium 750W w/ black/white Cablemod extensions
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Dark (to be replaced with a good case shortly)

basically everything was bought used off of reddit or here, only new component was the case. absolutely nutty deals for some of these parts, ill have to tally it all up once it's "done" :D 

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I have a 7400 and rx480, and i have stutters trying to play warzone 720p high/medium. I would get a 7700k or something, if you want to upgrade. From what I can tell, the 7700 will work, but will need to have the bios updated on your older b150m. That requires a skylake CPU, which you have


I am still TechWizardThatNeedsHelp, just less of a mouthfull.

 

My beautiful, but not that powerful, main PC:

My new PC I'm saving for:

  • NZXT H1 Matte Black
    • Comes with a 650W NZXT PSU
    • NZXT AIO
  • Ryzen 5 3600
  • MSI B450i GAMING PLUS AC
  • XPG ADATA 2800Mhz
  • RX480 untill I have more for a 2060 or 2070
  • 2tb Sabrent Rocket Q PCIE gen 3 NVME SSD
  • Samsung 470 128GB SATA SSD
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7 minutes ago, HelpfulTechWizard said:

I have a 7400 and rx480, and i have stutters trying to play warzone 720p high/medium. I would get a 7700k or something, if you want to upgrade. From what I can tell, the 7700 will work, but will need to have the bios updated on your older b150m. That requires a skylake CPU, which you have

difference between the 6700 and 7700 is marginal, if op can find a 6700 for a few bucks cheaper than a 7700 thatd be fine as the difference is 200mhz boost clocks, plus the hassle of flashing a new bios


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my "oops i bought intel right before zen 3 releases" build

CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 (placeholder)

GPU: Gigabyte 980ti Xtreme (also placeholder), deshroud w/ generic 1200rpm 120mm fans x2, stock bios 130% power, no voltage offset: +70 core +400 mem 

Memory: 2x16gb GSkill Trident Z RGB 3600C16, 14-15-30-288@1.45v

Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

Cooler: Noctua NH-D15S w/ white chromax bling
OS Drive: Samsung PM981 1tb (OEM 970 Evo)

Storage Drive: XPG SX8200 Pro 2tb

Backup Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 4TB

PSU: Seasonic Prime Ultra Titanium 750W w/ black/white Cablemod extensions
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Dark (to be replaced with a good case shortly)

basically everything was bought used off of reddit or here, only new component was the case. absolutely nutty deals for some of these parts, ill have to tally it all up once it's "done" :D 

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12 minutes ago, sub68 said:

hmm are you maxing ram

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 Maxed on most things. The ram stays at about low to mid 90's but the GPU and CPU kinda jump around. 

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12 minutes ago, HelpfulTechWizard said:

I have a 7400 and rx480, and i have stutters trying to play warzone 720p high/medium. I would get a 7700k or something, if you want to upgrade. From what I can tell, the 7700 will work, but will need to have the bios updated on your older b150m. That requires a skylake CPU, which you have

Do you think a GPU upgrade might work instead? 

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Just now, Jomo44 said:

Do you think a GPU upgrade might work instead? 

whats your overall budget?

 


I am still TechWizardThatNeedsHelp, just less of a mouthfull.

 

My beautiful, but not that powerful, main PC:

My new PC I'm saving for:

  • NZXT H1 Matte Black
    • Comes with a 650W NZXT PSU
    • NZXT AIO
  • Ryzen 5 3600
  • MSI B450i GAMING PLUS AC
  • XPG ADATA 2800Mhz
  • RX480 untill I have more for a 2060 or 2070
  • 2tb Sabrent Rocket Q PCIE gen 3 NVME SSD
  • Samsung 470 128GB SATA SSD
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17 minutes ago, VeganJoy said:

locked intel cpus are gimped in clock speeds and the b150 chipset wont support over 2666 mhz ram iirc. a 6700 would be better than what you have but wouldnt age well. a 6700k with 3200mhz ram would be much better for smooth gaming nowadays but the entry cost to such a system without any of the proper parts on hand (especially a z series motherboard) wouldnt make any sense. if you wanna stick with what you have, a 6700 would be enough atm.

interesting. Thank you for that perspective, I appreciate that. I guess another option is i could just save up and upgrade my system as a whole. Or buy another more update system for probably the same price and just use this one as a personal browsing pc...

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2 minutes ago, HelpfulTechWizard said:

whats your overall budget?

 

i was trying to spend $400 and under so i just wanted to upgrade one thing and have that hold me over for a bit until i build up a savings more.

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113 percent ram usage? pagefile is getting bonked lol

 

12 minutes ago, Jomo44 said:

interesting. Thank you for that perspective, I appreciate that. I guess another option is i could just save up and upgrade my system as a whole. Or buy another more update system for probably the same price and just use this one as a personal browsing pc...

11 minutes ago, Jomo44 said:

i was trying to spend $400 and under so i just wanted to upgrade one thing and have that hold me over for a bit until i build up a savings more.

i would get a cheap 3600+b450+ram combo, and sell what youve got. a 3600 would age pretty nicely with 6 cores and shouldnt be too costly, a good b450 mobo like an asrock pro4 or msi pro max would be cheap and great for a 3600. regarding ram, youd want 2x8gb 3200mhz cl16, usually can find some on sale around 50 bucks.

 

maxing out the mentioned budget, you can save 50 bucks with 3200c16 ram and the asrock b450m pro4 but this would be a solid combo that would be a great platform for upgrades in the future, and for overclocking if that interests you:

PCPartPicker Part List
Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $204.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI B450-A PRO MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard $99.99 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory $72.34 @ Amazon
  Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts  
  Total $377.32
  Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-22 17:44 EDT-0400  

if you snag good deals on these parts used you can get under 300 usd for all 3, plus no tax. i have a system in progress for a friend thats a 3600, b450m pro4, and 2x8gb 3200c16, was <250 total :D


topics i need help on:

Spoiler

 

 

my "oops i bought intel right before zen 3 releases" build

CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 (placeholder)

GPU: Gigabyte 980ti Xtreme (also placeholder), deshroud w/ generic 1200rpm 120mm fans x2, stock bios 130% power, no voltage offset: +70 core +400 mem 

Memory: 2x16gb GSkill Trident Z RGB 3600C16, 14-15-30-288@1.45v

Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

Cooler: Noctua NH-D15S w/ white chromax bling
OS Drive: Samsung PM981 1tb (OEM 970 Evo)

Storage Drive: XPG SX8200 Pro 2tb

Backup Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 4TB

PSU: Seasonic Prime Ultra Titanium 750W w/ black/white Cablemod extensions
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Dark (to be replaced with a good case shortly)

basically everything was bought used off of reddit or here, only new component was the case. absolutely nutty deals for some of these parts, ill have to tally it all up once it's "done" :D 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
30 minutes ago, VeganJoy said:

113 percent ram usage? pagefile is getting bonked lol

 

i would get a cheap 3600+b450+ram combo, and sell what youve got. a 3600 would age pretty nicely with 6 cores and shouldnt be too costly, a good b450 mobo like an asrock pro4 or msi pro max would be cheap and great for a 3600. regarding ram, youd want 2x8gb 3200mhz cl16, usually can find some on sale around 50 bucks.

 

maxing out the mentioned budget, you can save 50 bucks with 3200c16 ram and the asrock b450m pro4 but this would be a solid combo that would be a great platform for upgrades in the future, and for overclocking if that interests you:

PCPartPicker Part List
Type Item Price
CPU AMD Ryzen 5 3600 3.6 GHz 6-Core Processor $204.99 @ Amazon
Motherboard MSI B450-A PRO MAX ATX AM4 Motherboard $99.99 @ Newegg
Memory Crucial Ballistix 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3600 CL16 Memory $72.34 @ Amazon
  Prices include shipping, taxes, rebates, and discounts  
  Total $377.32
  Generated by PCPartPicker 2020-09-22 17:44 EDT-0400  

if you snag good deals on these parts used you can get under 300 usd for all 3, plus no tax. i have a system in progress for a friend thats a 3600, b450m pro4, and 2x8gb 3200c16, was <250 total :D

wow thank you so much! That was the most in depth and helpful response ever! I was expecting some advice and a few recommendations but you even added the prices and where to find them lol. Thank you very much! :)

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Just now, Jomo44 said:

wow thank you so much! That was the most in depth and helpful response ever! I was expecting some advice and a few recommendations but you even added the prices and where to find them lol. Thank you very much! :)

yeah man no problem, hope your system comes together nicely!


topics i need help on:

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my "oops i bought intel right before zen 3 releases" build

CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 (placeholder)

GPU: Gigabyte 980ti Xtreme (also placeholder), deshroud w/ generic 1200rpm 120mm fans x2, stock bios 130% power, no voltage offset: +70 core +400 mem 

Memory: 2x16gb GSkill Trident Z RGB 3600C16, 14-15-30-288@1.45v

Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

Cooler: Noctua NH-D15S w/ white chromax bling
OS Drive: Samsung PM981 1tb (OEM 970 Evo)

Storage Drive: XPG SX8200 Pro 2tb

Backup Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 4TB

PSU: Seasonic Prime Ultra Titanium 750W w/ black/white Cablemod extensions
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Dark (to be replaced with a good case shortly)

basically everything was bought used off of reddit or here, only new component was the case. absolutely nutty deals for some of these parts, ill have to tally it all up once it's "done" :D 

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wellll as an aside:

 

a delidded 6700k and a nice z270i for 250 shipped. pair that with some 50 dollar ram and thats not too bad of a deal. seller has a bit of positive feedback and your transaction would be through paypal g&s so pretty safe anyways. would be a great combo for learning about overclocking. also you'd need an aftermarket cooler but those arent super expensive, no more than 50-60 bucks


topics i need help on:

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my "oops i bought intel right before zen 3 releases" build

CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 (placeholder)

GPU: Gigabyte 980ti Xtreme (also placeholder), deshroud w/ generic 1200rpm 120mm fans x2, stock bios 130% power, no voltage offset: +70 core +400 mem 

Memory: 2x16gb GSkill Trident Z RGB 3600C16, 14-15-30-288@1.45v

Motherboard: Asus ROG Strix X570-E Gaming

Cooler: Noctua NH-D15S w/ white chromax bling
OS Drive: Samsung PM981 1tb (OEM 970 Evo)

Storage Drive: XPG SX8200 Pro 2tb

Backup Storage: Seagate Barracuda Compute 4TB

PSU: Seasonic Prime Ultra Titanium 750W w/ black/white Cablemod extensions
Case: Fractal Design Meshify C Dark (to be replaced with a good case shortly)

basically everything was bought used off of reddit or here, only new component was the case. absolutely nutty deals for some of these parts, ill have to tally it all up once it's "done" :D 

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