Got the upgrade bug something chronic.

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#1 Posted by clyde46 (49053 posts) -

My specs

2600K
MSI P67 GD65
8GB of RAM
GTX580
GTX460
128GB SSD
240GB SSD
750W PSU


I have no idea what to upgrade.

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#2 Posted by Horgen (117407 posts) -
I have no idea what to suggest... To get a significant upgrade GPU wise you will need SLI or Titan. CPU wise you will need a 3930K... which also means new RAM and mobo... RAM wise you can always get another 8GB or faster RAM.
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#3 Posted by bobbetybob (19370 posts) -
What cooling do you have, maybe upgrade that or something, try to get your computer running quieter?
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#4 Posted by clyde46 (49053 posts) -
What cooling do you have, maybe upgrade that or something, try to get your computer running quieter?bobbetybob
H100. The only thing I want to do to my case is cut the front grill out which I'm doing tomorrow.
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#5 Posted by bobbetybob (19370 posts) -
[QUOTE="bobbetybob"]What cooling do you have, maybe upgrade that or something, try to get your computer running quieter?clyde46
H100. The only thing I want to do to my case is cut the front grill out which I'm doing tomorrow.

Ahh well that's your own fault then, built too good a rig =p The only other thing is maybe SLI 580's?
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#6 Posted by kraken2109 (13271 posts) -

Casemod?

EDIT: Monitor? Headphones/speakers? Mouse? Keyboard?

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#7 Posted by clyde46 (49053 posts) -

Casemod?

EDIT: Monitor? Headphones/speakers? Mouse? Keyboard?

kraken2109
I suppose a new KB might be in order. What are those mechanical ones like?
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#8 Posted by Allicrombie (26213 posts) -

[QUOTE="kraken2109"]

Casemod?

EDIT: Monitor? Headphones/speakers? Mouse? Keyboard?

clyde46

I suppose a new KB might be in order. What are those mechanical ones like?

 

Mechanical Keyboard Guide

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#9 Posted by kraken2109 (13271 posts) -
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Casemod?

EDIT: Monitor? Headphones/speakers? Mouse? Keyboard?

clyde46
I suppose a new KB might be in order. What are those mechanical ones like?

No idea, my keyboard was £10 XD
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#10 Posted by blaznwiipspman1 (6811 posts) -

sell the 580 and the 460.  If you want to stick with nvidia go for a 670 (those cards will use half the power of a single 580), and if you want to go AMD then the 7970 is the second strongest card on the market behind the nvidia titan.  Your hdd space is also weaksauce, get a 3tb internal HDD and stick it in there.

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#11 Posted by clyde46 (49053 posts) -

sell the 580 and the 460.  If you want to stick with nvidia go for a 670 (those cards will use half the power of a single 580), and if you want to go AMD then the 7970 is the second strongest card on the market behind the nvidia titan.  Your hdd space is also weaksauce, get a 3tb internal HDD and stick it in there.

blaznwiipspman1
I have a 1TB internal that I use for my FRAPS videos.
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#12 Posted by not_wanted (1990 posts) -

Get a 4K monitor.:P

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#13 Posted by Stinger78 (5845 posts) -

My specs

2600K
MSI P67 GD65
8GB of RAM
GTX580
GTX460
128GB SSD
240GB SSD
750W PSU


I have no idea what to upgrade.

clyde46
Any reason you have 2 different-level Nvidia cards? I'm guessing you're using the 460 for Physx but that's overkill when the 580 could handle it along with any game out. As far as an upgrade, you could go a few ways - faster CPU, 16GB RAM, and a single, faster GPU.
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#14 Posted by clyde46 (49053 posts) -
[QUOTE="clyde46"]

My specs

2600K
MSI P67 GD65
8GB of RAM
GTX580
GTX460
128GB SSD
240GB SSD
750W PSU


I have no idea what to upgrade.

Stinger78
Any reason you have 2 different-level Nvidia cards? I'm guessing you're using the 460 for Physx but that's overkill when the 580 could handle it along with any game out. As far as an upgrade, you could go a few ways - faster CPU, 16GB RAM, and a single, faster GPU.

I had my 460 left over from my previous rig. As far as CPU's go, I have the 3770K as the only upgrade without getting a whole new motherboard. Not sure if its worth it as the new Intel lineup is coming out soon.
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#15 Posted by clyde46 (49053 posts) -

Get a 4K monitor.:P

not_wanted
My 580 would die if I try to play a game on that :P
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#16 Posted by --Anna-- (4619 posts) -

My specs

2600K
MSI P67 GD65
8GB of RAM
GTX580
GTX460
128GB SSD
240GB SSD
750W PSU


I have no idea what to upgrade.

clyde46

Just kill that so called bug...this is not the time to  upgrading unless you need too... and you don't need too!

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#17 Posted by Cyberdot (3928 posts) -

You can do other things to your PC such as case modding, get better fans and such.

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#18 Posted by dramaybaz (6020 posts) -
An IPS (or 120 Hz) panel.
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#19 Posted by kraken2109 (13271 posts) -

Upgrade your sound

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#20 Posted by deactivated-579f651eab962 (5404 posts) -
Get yourself a lovely GTX 680 clock the balls off it, then sell your 460/580. Get a Korean 2650 x 1440 monitor.
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#21 Posted by clyde46 (49053 posts) -
I was thinking about selling my H100 and getting full blown WC'ing.
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#22 Posted by Blistrax (1071 posts) -

My specs

2600K
MSI P67 GD65
8GB of RAM
GTX580
GTX460
128GB SSD
240GB SSD
750W PSU


I have no idea what to upgrade.

clyde46

If you already have 5.1 home theater surround through HDMI, and a 26-inch-plus monitor at at least 1920, then it's time to max out your graphics card---a 680, 690 or Titan. Make sure you have a good PSU first.

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#23 Posted by mastershake575 (8497 posts) -

Nothing. Ram is good and processor is fast (plus it overclocks well). GPU is strong and should be playing current games at max or near max level details (no reason to blow $300+ on a new GPU when your playing games great which is the sole purpose of a GPU.......). I will wait to early next year and then re-evaluate

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#24 Posted by _SKatEDiRt_ (3117 posts) -

When I get bored I mod my case with fans or tear it down and clean every part if im really bored.

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#25 Posted by ChubbyGuy40 (26442 posts) -

Get a sound card. An Onkyo SE-300PCIE will squash that upgrade bug.