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Demolisher #18365   Posted : 18-05-2019 13:44 GMT+1 hour       
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Hi guys,

Looking to upgrade my current PC, no money for a highend full build. looking for some advise on which graphicscard is my best bet to last me another 2 or 3 years on my current PC. Replacing memory is optional, motherboard is LGA 1366 socket, so new motherboard is not optional, no money for new processor. 6 or 8 GB is probably my best bet, but then there still are tons of choices. Slightly leaning towards NVIDIA over AMD, but you all are probably more up to speed then I am in the current hardware options.

Current setup:
Motherboard: ASUS P6T V2 DeLuxe
Graphicscard: ASUS HD 5870 1 GB
Memory: Corsair DDR 3 1600 2x4GB
Processor: Intel Core I7 920 (first generation)
Powersupply: Corsair HX850W
HD: Intel 80 GB SSD
Case: Coolermaster HAF922
Monitor: iiYama ProLite E2407HDS (1920x1080)

Budget 400 max, but preferably a bit less. Looking for advise on performance (best buy) Tx for your help guys.
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Ola!

Last time I bought a graphics card I was still playing Battlefield
Have a look at the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
It's affordable and depending on your requirements good be a good card.
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Hey m8, been looking at that card, but the more I looked into it, the more I have come to the conclusion I might be better off replacing mobo, processor, RAM and graphicscard. To keep cost low I would gp for a B450 board, Ryzen 5 2600 and 16 GB DDR4 3000 (64 being the max on that particular mobo I looked at). With an RX580 that would cost me about 500 and a bit, with a 1660TI that would bring me up to around 600. I think I will go for that last option and try and save up some more cash, so I will be set for 2-3 years.
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I`m still running my GTX 680 4 gig and still working fine
it nice to be important but it's more important to be nice.

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Mine is a HD5870 with 1GB, that really makes it impossible to play recent shooters and such. Got some extra budget, roughly 800 now, so I can look for some better specs.

Just ordered a Samsung 970 EVO Plus 250 GB M.2. nvme SSD. Decided to go for new mobo, processor, memory and videocard and up the budget to about 800.

Here is what I have in mind, ordering 1st of july.

ASUS Prime x470 Pro
AMD Ryzen 5 2600
Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LPX 2x8GB 3000
Asus GeForce RTX 2060 DUAL-RTX2060-O6G

http://prntscr.com/o42uxt

Keeping the HAF922 case and Corsair HX850W PSU. In the future planning to add a second nvme SSD, for now managing with my SATA HD and Intel SSD, combined with the 970 I ordered. Should give me a few years of being able to play the newest games at a reasonable performance and getting The Division 2, Worldwar Z and Wolfenstein Youngblood for free and already have Battlefield 1 waiting.

31-07-2019 edit

Decided to wait a bit and saved up some extra budget and this is what I ordered:

MSI MPG X570 GAMING EDGE WIFI - Moederbord (COOLER MASTER MASTERLIQUID ML240L RGB promo)
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 - Processor
Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LPX 2x8GB 3600 Geheugenmodule
Gigabyte Geforce RTX 2070 Super Windforce OC Videokaart

Together with the Samsung 970 EVO Plus 256GB NVMe M.2. SSD I ordered I should be able to play recent games again and in the years to come. Now starting to save up for a new monitor, extra SSD and new PSU.

This post was edited by Demolisher (07-08-2019 09:58 GMT+1 hour, 99 days ago)
   
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