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I have an old dell XPS system board and it has an I5 4 core processor but I don’t know what board I should upgrade to and if I should get a bigger or better processor. I also don’t know what graphics card to get. I also don’t know if the power supply from the XPS will work. To be honest I don’t know anything about building a computer can I ask for ideas and or help figuring out what to do. 
I did buy a case with a tempered glass side panel and rgb lighting but that’s because I liked the way it looked online 

 

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What is your budget? Does your PSU have an 8-pin? What family is your processor in and generation?

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2 minutes ago, Joel brockway said:

I don’t know what board I should upgrade to and if I should get a bigger or better processor. I also don’t know what graphics card to get. I also don’t know if the power supply from the XPS will work.

do you have the model of the XPS?

 

I doubt the power supply would be any good for a gaming graphics card in this day and age, but we also don't know what kind of money you're spending

I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

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i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - Hyper 212 Black (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer brainwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

How many watts do I need? Seasonic Focus threadUserbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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On 11/30/2020 at 8:25 PM, Fasauceome said:

do you have the model of the XPS?

 

I doubt the power supply would be any good for a gaming graphics card in this day and age, but we also don't know what kind of money you're spending

I’m sending a over view of what I have so far and I don’t know if it’s going to do what I would want it to but if anyone would know it would be all who watch this channel as much or if not more then I do 

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The i7 4770 is about as far as you can go with that platform in terms of CPU. Best off just building an entire new PC. What budget do you have? What graphics card do you have?

 

Mobo says it's a maximus VI hero, you could get some decent money for that board if you sold it, that's not a standard Dell board though so not sure what system you have. Got any pics of the internals?

 

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47 minutes ago, Joel brockway said:

I’m sending a over view of what I have so far and I don’t know if it’s going to do what I would want it to but if anyone would know it would be all who watch this channel as much or if not more then I do 

No idea what kind of money you want to spend but $400 can get a quality motherboard, power supply, ram, and CPU.

 

Though, availability is thin right now for AMD products so you might be looking at a 6 core i5 if possible.

I WILL find your ITX build thread, and I WILL recommend the SIlverstone Sugo SG13B

 

Primary PC:

i7 8086k (won) - EVGA Z370 Classified K - G.Kill Trident Z RGB - Force MP500 - Jedi Order Titan Xp - Hyper 212 Black (with RGB Riing flair) - EVGA G2 650W - Black and green theme, Razer brainwashed me.

Draws 400 watts under max load, for reference.

 

Linux Proliant ML150 G6:

Dual Xeon X5560 - 24GB ECC DDR3 - GTX 750 TI - old Seagate 1.5TB HDD - Dark moded Ubuntu (and Win7, cuz why not)

 

How many watts do I need? Seasonic Focus threadUserbenchmark (Et al.) is trash explained, PSU misconceptions, protections explainedgroup reg is bad

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