Whats next for an Upgrade?

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Mattzaust
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Whats next for an Upgrade?

Post by Mattzaust » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:05 pm

Out of curiousity if you had my rig, what would you upgrade first and when would you upgrade it?

current specs:

Processor: AMD Phenom 9950BE @ 3.0ghz
Motherboard: GA-MA785G-UD3H (AM3 Support)
Memory: Kingston 4gigs of Ram. (2gbx2gb)
GPU: NVIDIA; MSI 9800GTX+ @ 512mb Custom Edition by MSI
PSU: Antec CP-850W
Case: Antec Twelve Hundred
HSF: Artic Cooling Freezer Extreme REV 1
HDD: Seagate Barracuda 500gb
PCI: TP-LINK WN951N Wireless 'N' Adapter
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Edition (I wonder where i got this 8-[ )

So what needs upgrading first to your personal opinion?

Cheers, Matt

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Re: Whats next for an Upgrade?

Post by XstollieX » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:31 pm

First thing I would upgrade is the processor. The Phenom II's are kicking chips. Then I would up the gfx card, but thats me

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Re: Whats next for an Upgrade?

Post by Mattzaust » Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:05 am

Yeah, im not upgrading for like another year, but i was thinking will that Socket on the motherboard be outdated by then?

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Re: Whats next for an Upgrade?

Post by TexasScott » Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:31 am

I would upgrade the processor,Phenom II x4...945,955 or the 965......Then the video card...5xxx series would be nice..5750,5770...Thats what I would do.... :|


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Re: Whats next for an Upgrade?

Post by Raraniel » Fri Apr 16, 2010 12:16 pm

The biggest performance upgrade I've noticed was going from HDD to SSD. Made a world of difference for day to day computing as well as boot / recovery times.

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