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I'm trying to upgrade my pc.
I've been running a 390x+760k with noctua d-14
16 gb of ram at 2400 and also
I am planning on getting a second 390x+ beefier powersupply and 760k honestly sucks.. so a new cpu
Its holding my system back I feel

I want to get into 1440p or 4k Could I get some rec's

I am trying to stay below 1300 between Mobo/2nd graphics/Powersupply and the second 390x.
post #2 of 32
You can get a 5820k, x99 board, and some DDR4 for about $600 at microcenter. Then you add on $150-200 for a new PSU and a 390x for $400.


That is if you can get to a microcenter of course. thumb.gif
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Instead of getting another 390X, dump the 760K and go X99 as soon as possible! I'm not saying the 760K is a bad CPU, it's just not suited for your needs.
    
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Even a single 390X is way too much GPU for a 760K, even if you overclock it. If you're really wanting to go 390X Crossfire, then you should consider a 4790K at the very least, if not an X99 rig or a new 6700K.

The 760K is OK for a budget gamer, but even a regular 390 is asking an awful lot of it. That's as far as I generally recommend for the much better 860K.
     
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I said I'm upgrading form 760k
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and my pc originally was a 7970 My gf bought me the 390x last September,
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Originally Posted by kosynth13 View Post

I said I'm upgrading form 760k
You made that clear. I was confirming that it was holding you back.
     
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post #8 of 32
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Originally Posted by jsc1973 View Post

You made that clear. I was confirming that it was holding you back.
But yeah Micro center is in ohio,
Now would the 5930k be more beneficial? I don't mind the 200$ difference.
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Now would the 5930k be more beneficial? I don't mind the 200$ difference.
Compared to a 760K, enormously beneficial. Compared to a 5820K, not as much. The 5820 is good enough for what you want to do.
     
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