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What PC upgrade first? Is my setup rig good enough?

Hello people! This is my first time here! I love the Tech Tips from Linus and the Techquickie channel!!! I want to know if my desktop PC is slightly out dated an needs some small upgrades to zoom along. PLEASE NOTE: I have NEVER opened up a computer and do not know how install hardware(I'm a software guy) but I do have a basic general understanding of most components, please forgive me for errors! Using info from Task Manager, I have Windows 10 Home, an Intel i5-7400 CPU @3.00Ghz, 8gb of form factor DIMM RAM with a speed of 2400Mhz, A 1 tb Hard drive, and finally A NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050ti. By the way brand is a Dell XPS. Please tell me if my desktop computer is good enough or I should do something. Please help and thank you!


I like to play Steam Games, like Rocket League, Ark, and also Minecraft.

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If those are the most graphically intensive games you are playing, it probably isn’t worth it to upgrade. You might want to invest in a ssd though.

I am far from an expert in this so please correct me if I’m wrong.

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If you have SSD as boot drive, check if it can hold an extra stick of RAM to push 16GB RAM. Otherwise that's as far as I would pish a prebuilt system

CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.47V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1

 

Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV SA undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (+80/+450, 1650MHz~1750MHz 0.78V~0.85V) RAM: 8+8GB DDR4-2400 18-17-17-39 2T Storage: 1TB HP EX920 PCIe x4 M.2 SSD + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172), 128GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) gone cooking externally Monitor: 1080p 126Hz IPS G-sync

 

Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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4 hours ago, Lightno-Techno_2 said:

Hello people! This is my first time here! I love the Tech Tips from Linus and the Techquickie channel!!! I want to know if my desktop PC is slightly out dated an needs some small upgrades to zoom along. PLEASE NOTE: I have NEVER opened up a computer and do not know how install hardware(I'm a software guy) but I do have a basic general understanding of most components, please forgive me for errors! Using info from Task Manager, I have Windows 10 Home, an Intel i5-7400 CPU @3.00Ghz, 8gb of form factor DIMM RAM with a speed of 2400Mhz, A 1 tb Hard drive, and finally A NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050ti. By the way brand is a Dell XPS. Please tell me if my desktop computer is good enough or I should do something. Please help and thank you!


I like to play Steam Games, like Rocket League, Ark, and also Minecraft.

If you are not happy with the performance 

Or you feel like it is slightly chugging in certain work loads upgrade it 

The only thing I say is  a must is 16 gigs of ram

But other than that all the other components are fine if you are happy with them

PC: Motherboard: ASUS B550M TUF-Plus, CPU: Ryzen 3 3100, CPU Cooler: Arctic Freezer 34, GPU: GIGABYTE WindForce GTX1650S, RAM: HyperX Fury RGB 2x8GB 3200 CL16, Case, CoolerMaster MB311L ARGB, Boot Drive: 250GB MX500, Game Drive: WD Blue 1TB 7200RPM HDD.

 

Peripherals: GK61 (Optical Gateron Red) with Mistel White/Orange keycaps, Logitech G102 (Purple), BitWit Ensemble Grey Deskpad. 

 

Audio: Logitech G432, Moondrop Starfield, Mic: Razer Siren Mini (White).

 

Phone: Pixel 3a (Purple-ish).

 

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