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Prioritize the CPU. I would skip the RAM, personally, but it's a nice stopgap. I'd rather set money aside for a Ryzen system since that's what fits your usage best. It doesn't hurt to get a video card since you can carry that over to another system. The same can't be said about DDR3. It depends on how long you plan on using the system. More than maybe another year and a half or so, adding RAM is probably worth it.
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I figured maybe 1 more year out of this then I would start piecing together a new build and pass however this ends up down to the wife to do her business work on or maybe the kids to play on etc
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Originally Posted by hawkeye071292 View Post

I think that i5 is around 160 on ebay or so used. The 4790k is gonna cost you around $200 or so.

Thats a damn good price for that chip

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Mint-Intel-Core-i7-4790K-4GHz-Quad-Core-NEVER-Overclocked-Processor-/332386450601?hash=item4d63c6bca9:g:IMQAAOSwcqBZwxoP

You'll get a better price and less of a gamble here on the OCN Marketplace. Just got a 4790K to upgrade my outdated rig that was predelided and relided for under $200 shipped.

That bidding war will surpass the $200 mark easily when it starts getting down to a few minutes left on the auction.
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You'll get a better price and less of a gamble here on the OCN Marketplace. Just got a 4790K to upgrade my outdated rig that was predelided and relided for under $200 shipped.

That bidding war will surpass the $200 mark easily when it starts getting down to a few minutes left on the auction.

Yeah, I agree. OCN Marketplace you will probably get a better price.
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You're suggesting someone use a shotgun to kill a spider instead of simply swatting it.

Only way to kill spiders is with fire. If he is going to have that build for another year I would suggest the GPU upgrade still, as it is the only part that will move to a new system. Why plan for the past and not the future?
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Because the GPU you suggest is $100 above budget. It's being excessive. For a system that's primarily used for multitasking, video editing, and rendering you want to invest in a better CPU. Why do you keep ignoring the needs?

Once again, gaming resolution dictates which video cards one should consider. For 1680x1050, you shouldn't look past a GTX 1060 6GB. Considering the budget, a GTX 1050 or 1050 Ti is the best fit.
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Because the GPU you suggest is $100 above budget. It's being excessive. For a system that's primarily used for multitasking, video editing, and rendering you want to invest in a better CPU. Why do you keep ignoring the needs?

Once again, gaming resolution dictates which video cards one should consider. For 1680x1050, you shouldn't look past a GTX 1060 6GB. Considering the budget, a GTX 1050 or 1050 Ti is the best fit.

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post #27 of 68
For your rendering look no less than i7 4790k. i5 4690k should not be considered.
The difference will be large on how well the system will perform.

GPU wise in your system GTX1050 or 1050Ti would be suffice and huge improvement on your current 460 1GB
Also doing HD video editing you may want to get a good IPS 1920x1080
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Another vote for moving to a 4770k or 4790k. It eill make a substantial difference in those tasks.

How in the world are you video editing at 1680x1050?
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Because the GPU you suggest is $100 above budget. It's being excessive. For a system that's primarily used for multitasking, video editing, and rendering you want to invest in a better CPU. Why do you keep ignoring the needs?

Once again, gaming resolution dictates which video cards one should consider. For 1680x1050, you shouldn't look past a GTX 1060 6GB. Considering the budget, a GTX 1050 or 1050 Ti is the best fit.

A 1050TI is just planning for the now. I'd get the CPU and wait a couple months, add to the budget, and get that GPU. *mic drop* im out.
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It doesn't matter how much money you save up for a video card. Getting a GTX 1070 for 1680x1050 gaming is still not wise. This is the part you're missing. No one is saying the GTX 1050 is better than the GTX 1070. We're saying the GTX 1070 is complete overkill. I understand getting the best components you can afford, but you're suggesting getting a component that you can't even completely utilize. I wouldn't recommend anything higher than a GTX 1060 6GB for that resolution because the GPU simply wouldn't be stressed at all. We also don't know how much gaming is even done on this system or even what games are being played. I'm not telling someone to spend over $400 on a graphics card if they're playing Hearthstone.
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