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#1 R3C

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Posted 04 June 2014 - 01:56 PM

I'm thinking about do a upgrade to my desktop, special CPU and Graphic card.

My actual system is this:

Motherboard: Asrock Z68 Extreme 3 Gen 3

Ram: 4 x 4Gb Crosair DDR3 1600MHZ 

CPU: Intel 2500k OC@ 4,7Ghz

GPU: ATI Asus 5870 1Gb

Storage: SSD Samsung Evo 250Gb + Wester Digital Black 1Tb

CPU Coller: Corsair Hydro H60

PSU: Nox Apex 600W

 

I'm not looking for anything really expensive, but on my first search I look for a CPU Intel i7 3770k and a GPU R9 280.

I use this computer to surf on the web, watch online movies, play some games in ultra definition and play with photoshop.



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Posted 04 June 2014 - 02:16 PM

All you need is a newer GPU, if you really want to.

The CPU and the rest I'd keep...

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Posted 04 June 2014 - 02:57 PM

If you are going to upgrade the GPU then a new power supply, in my opinion, is mandatory.


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Posted 04 June 2014 - 03:13 PM

Graphics card, yes, PSU, maybe. Anything else, not really.



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Posted 04 June 2014 - 05:09 PM

A new GPU will give you the performance boost because the rest of the system is fine for that.

 

I would however look into replacing the PSU as a quick search finds not many good things about that line of PSUs.  Not it's gonna blow bad, but bad efficiency and unable to actually deliver full rated output kind of stuff. 


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Posted 05 June 2014 - 04:03 AM

If i bought something like a ati r9 280, what psu you recomend?

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 08:03 AM

A SeaSonic X750 Gold 750W from www.newegg.com they have been tested and benchmark to sustain max load at 937.8w you can read here http://www.hardwares...ply-Review/1591 It is full moduler and comes with great features, cool carry case and bag. Good price http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817151087 Hope this helps.


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Posted 05 June 2014 - 08:18 AM

Season X750W is great, but EVGA 750W SuperNOVA G2 is also one of the best, and also can be found a lot cheaper.



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Posted 05 June 2014 - 09:30 AM

You're welcome: http://www.newegg.co...ID=3938566&SID=


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Posted 05 June 2014 - 11:17 AM

That psu don't is for sell in Portugal =S



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Posted 06 June 2014 - 11:07 AM

That psu don't is for sell in Portugal =S

Where are you thinking of buying from, so we can pick the best one for ya!


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#12 R3C

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Posted 07 June 2014 - 03:00 PM

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Pcdiga.com

One of this 3 shops.

Either, is the Ati R9 280x good, or would you go for something else?