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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-08-2019, 12:44 PM - Thread Starter
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Suggest a good CPU for this motherboard.

Gigabyte GA-H61N-USB3

im looking to upgrade my Intel Core i3-2120 to a good core i5 that can play video games like apex legends and league of legends. and also im looking for 8gb ddr3 ram. preferably used and cheap as this is my back up pc/boyfriends pc.

it currently has only 4gb ram and a rx 550

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Intel Core i9-9900K
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ASRock Z370 Extreme4
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GIGABYTE RTX 2080 TI WindForce OC 11GB
RAM
PNY Anarchy X 16GB 3200MHz
Hard Drive
Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2 1TB
Hard Drive
Samsung 850 EVO SATA 256GB
Hard Drive
Seagate IronWolf NAS 4TB
Power Supply
Seasonic FOCUS Plus Series SSR-750FX
Cooling
Corsair Hydro H115i Pro
Case
NZXT S340VR Elite
Operating System
Windows 10
Monitor
Acer Predator X27
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ASUS VP28UQG
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CORSAIR - K68
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-08-2019, 12:47 PM
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https://www.gigabyte.com/Motherboard...rt#support-cpu

^ tells you all the CPUs the board supports listed in descending order of performance.

you can get 8GB of DDR3 for under $20 ezpz on eBay.

Intel i9 9900K Coffee Lake @ X8 5309mhz (+47.5%)
AMD FX-8320 Vishera @ X4 5022mhz (+43.5%)
Intel i5 4690K Haswell @ X4 5013mhz (+43.2%)
AMD X4 960T Zosma @ X6 4870mhz (+62.3%)
Intel i7 6700 Skylake @ X4 4709mhz (+38.5%)
Intel i5 6400 Skylake @ X4 4588mhz (+69.9%)
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CPU
i9 9900K
Motherboard
AsRock Z390 Taichi
GPU
MSI GTX 1080 Ti
RAM
G.Skill DDR4 4133 32GB
Hard Drive
Mushkin Pilot NVMe 1TB
Hard Drive
HP EX950 NVMe 2TB
Hard Drive
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB
Hard Drive
Sandisk Ultra II 480GB SSD
Hard Drive
Toshiba X300 5TB
Hard Drive
Western Digital EZRZ 3TB
Power Supply
Seasonic Focus Plus Gold 750w
Cooling
Corsair H115i Pro
Case
Fractal Design Meshify S2
Operating System
Windows 10 Education x64
Monitor
Acer XF270HU 27" 1440p
Monitor
LG 24UD58 24" 4K
Keyboard
CoolerMaster MasterKeys Pro S
Mouse
Logitech G502
Audio
SMSL SA50 + FiiO E10K
Audio
Micca RB42
Audio
Polk Audio PSW111
Audio
Philips Fidelio X2
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Philips SHP9500S
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Audio Technica ATH-M50X
CPU
i3 8109U
Motherboard
Intel NUC8i3BEH
GPU
Iris Plus 655
RAM
Kingston 8GB DDR4 2400
Hard Drive
Dierka K1 120GB
Hard Drive
ADATA SU800 128GB M.2
Operating System
Windows 10 Professional
Operating System
MX Linux
Keyboard
Dierya DK63-BT 60% (Outemu Blue)
Mouse
Logitech M510
CPU
i7 860
Motherboard
Advantech AIMB 280 ITX
GPU
EVGA GTX 950 2GB
RAM
Kingston 2GB DDR3 1333
Hard Drive
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB
Hard Drive
Western Digital Blue 2.5" 320GB
Power Supply
Silverstone SFX-L Gold 500w
Cooling
Arctic Alpine 11 GT 2
Case
Silverstone Milo Z ML07B
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Keyboard
Velocifire TKL01 Outemu Browns
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thats awesome, thx!

CPU
Intel Core i9-9900K
Motherboard
ASRock Z370 Extreme4
GPU
GIGABYTE RTX 2080 TI WindForce OC 11GB
RAM
PNY Anarchy X 16GB 3200MHz
Hard Drive
Samsung 970 EVO NVMe M.2 1TB
Hard Drive
Samsung 850 EVO SATA 256GB
Hard Drive
Seagate IronWolf NAS 4TB
Power Supply
Seasonic FOCUS Plus Series SSR-750FX
Cooling
Corsair Hydro H115i Pro
Case
NZXT S340VR Elite
Operating System
Windows 10
Monitor
Acer Predator X27
Monitor
ASUS VP28UQG
Keyboard
CORSAIR - K68
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-08-2019, 03:52 PM
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Might be able to find a cheap Xeon on eBay for it.

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Can get a 3570k for like 40-50 on ebay. I wouldnt say the HT is worth the extra 100$ for a 3770k
Dont know how well a Xeon would handle Apex.
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