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Should I upgrade my CPU or GPU

Resticle
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I have a i7 6700 and a msi gtx 1060 gaming x and i'm looking to upgrade one when the black Friday sales start. I am not sure which to upgrade first or if i should save as much as possible now and try upgrade both at the same time. i want to upgrade to a i7 8700k for the CPU and a gtx either 1070ti or 1080. (ik i will need to upgrade my motherboard to be able to take advantage of the unlocked CPU)

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6 minutes ago, Resticle said:

I have a i7 6700 and a msi gtx 1060 gaming x and i'm looking to upgrade one when the black Friday sales start. I am not sure which to upgrade first or if i should save as much as possible now and try upgrade both at the same time. i want to upgrade to a i7 8700k for the CPU and a gtx either 1070ti or 1080. (ik i will need to upgrade my motherboard to be able to take advantage of the unlocked CPU)

What mobo do you have now?? I think by Black Friday the prices of the 8700K should drop some more and you may get deals. Selling the 6700 and you current motherboard might get you a budget Z-series motherboard. Also if you plan to OC you better have a good cooler.

The 6700 is pretty good enough and if you want more FPS or maybe higher in game settings you should upgrade to a 1070TI(good value for money, pretty close to 1080 if you OC).

See how much your current components go for second hand. Then see how much money you can spare and add the prices you would get for your components. First upgrade your GPU and then your CPU and Motherboard,

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Eh, I'd go for a video card maybe, but your CPU should be fine if you're just gaming. I'd wait for Zen 2, see what it's like.

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8 minutes ago, Tarun10 said:

What mobo do you have now?? I think by Black Friday the prices of the 8700K should drop some more and you may get deals. Selling the 6700 and you current motherboard might get you a budget Z-series motherboard. Also if you plan to OC you better have a good cooler.

The 6700 is pretty good enough and if you want more FPS or maybe higher in game settings you should upgrade to a 1070TI(good value for money, pretty close to 1080 if you OC).

See how much your current components go for second hand. Then see how much money you can spare and add the prices you would get for your components. First upgrade your GPU and then your CPU and Motherboard,

At the moment my motherboard is the ASRock B250M Pro4 and my cooler is the Cryorig H7 but i may upgrade this later to an aio or even custom loop as most high tier air coolers wont fit in my case.

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1 minute ago, Resticle said:

At the moment my motherboard is the ASRock B250M Pro4 and my cooler is the Cryorig H7 but i may upgrade this later to an aio or even custom loop as most high tier air coolers wont fit in my case.

Get the GPU then.

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It depends on what games your playing and what panel you have. Do you play games like Battlefield, or Tom Clancy games and so on so forth, upgrade your GPU. But what settings do you play? What's your panel? If it's 1080p 60 Hz, there's no point in spending $600-$700 on 1440-4k cards. If you play games like WoW or Final Fantasy (although a 6700K is fine, I'm just using examples), upgrade your CPU

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I would vote for the GPU also. Intel CPUs most likely won’t go on sale over Black Friday/cyber Monday due to them being short on the 14nm CPUs, and you should need an upgrade anyways. You should be able to find a good deal on a GPU though, and that will help out a lot

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