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What should i upgrade?

Mathes
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Im looking to upgrade my computer for gaming/streaming purposes. The budget is not a problem but keep it realistic. Im also not going to add water cooling.

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Is that not good enough? From what I can see you've got a 6600k and 1080, which should be fine for streaming.

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1 minute ago, Mathes said:

 

Why do you have a GTX 1080 for only a 1080p 144hz display? Kind of overkill.

 

Just buy an R7 2700 if your budget is lower

Or buy the 12 core 1920X if your budget is higher than like $500

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I works out fine but i looking too see if i can add just something extra to get my fps up.

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I won my GTX 1080 from a comptetion did not buy it. Before that I had a GTX 1060 6Gb

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I7 7700k off eBay

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5 minutes ago, Mathes said:

I works out fine but i looking too see if i can add just something extra to get my fps up.

The i5 6600K is overclocked? maybe a second hand i7 7700K? it's balanced as it is, you won't get noticeable performance without spending a good dime.

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Its not overclocked. I was looking into the I7 8700K but im not sure if i should go ryzen or intel.

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14 minutes ago, Mathes said:

I works out fine but i looking too see if i can add just something extra to get my fps up.

You can't upgrade your CPU much on that platform because intel said so. You'd be paying a bunch to basically unlock hyper threading.

Best bet is replacing it with a Ryzen 8 core for streaming, especially for the money.
 

PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/h3yPnH
Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/h3yPnH/by_merchant/

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz 8-Core Processor  ($265.60 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI - X470 GAMING PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($117.00 @ Amazon)
Total: $382.60
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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7 minutes ago, Princess Cadence said:

The i5 6600K is overclocked? maybe a second hand i7 7700K? it's balanced as it is, you won't get noticeable performance without spending a good dime.

You could get a 6 core R5 1600 or 2600 + motherboard for the price of a 7700K

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

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What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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1 minute ago, Streetguru said:

You can't upgrade your CPU on that platform because intel said so.

Best bet is replacing it with a Ryzen 8 core for streaming, especially for the money.
 

PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/h3yPnH
Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/h3yPnH/by_merchant/

CPU: AMD - Ryzen 7 2700 3.2 GHz 8-Core Processor  ($265.60 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: MSI - X470 GAMING PLUS ATX AM4 Motherboard  ($117.00 @ Amazon)
Total: $382.60
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-11-07 12:26 EST-0500

 

You could get a 6 core R5 1600 or 2600 + motherboard for the price of a 7700K

Is the 1920X bit overkill or should i go for that if i have the money, i also understand that im going too change the motherboard aswell.

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1 minute ago, Mathes said:

Is the 1920X bit overkill or should i go for that if i have the money, i also understand that im going too change the motherboard aswell.

I think it's overkill tbh. 

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Probaly gonna go with the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X then a motherboard to that.

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5 minutes ago, Mathes said:

Is the 1920X bit overkill or should i go for that if i have the money, i also understand that im going too change the motherboard aswell.

More Cores is more Fun, I can load up my 1950X if I'm trying to do 4K 60fps recording.

It's better for streaming since you can bump up the CPU preset/encoding in OBS to get a higher quality at a lower bit rate, but you start getting into diminishing returns past the 12 core. It's basically like having 2 R5 1600s in the same system.

But it's way more expensive than the Ryzen 7 CPU which will do just fine at around the Very Fast CPU Preset.

And you'd have to find a Silver Arrow TR4 for sale, as it's the best overall TR4 cooler.
 

PCPartPicker part list: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/TpC2Ft
Price breakdown by merchant: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/TpC2Ft/by_merchant/

CPU: AMD - Threadripper 1920X 3.5 GHz 12-Core Processor  ($414.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock - X399M Taichi Micro ATX TR4 Motherboard  ($303.98 @ Newegg)
Total: $718.97
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2018-11-07 12:35 EST-0500

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

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what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

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1 minute ago, Mathes said:

Probaly gonna go with the AMD Ryzen 7 2700X then a motherboard to that.

You can just overclock the R7 2700 given the price difference.

Any of the X470 boards are functional.

 

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

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What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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21 minutes ago, Streetguru said:

You can just overclock the R7 2700 given the price difference.

Any of the X470 boards are functional.

 

Probaly gonna go with the ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO.

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8 minutes ago, Mathes said:

Probaly gonna go with the ASUS ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO.

If you want total overkill for extreme overclocking as well go for it I suppose

 

but the cheaper STRIX board will be just fine and uses the same VRM I believe.

https://pcpartpicker.com/product/jXJtt6/asus-rog-strix-x470-f-gaming-atx-am4-motherboard-strix-x470-f-gaming

I edit my posts a lot, Twitter is @LordStreetguru just don't ask PC questions there mostly...
 

Spoiler

 

What is your budget/country for your new PC?

 

what monitor resolution/refresh rate?

 

What games or other software do you need to run?

 

 

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