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Old 12-03-2015, 10:42 AM   #11
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It was meant as an alternative. You are gonna get more out of the money that way.
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The GTX 760 is a fine card but it won't max out all the games. You probably play on medium settings or perhaps a bit lower on some games. I would upgrade that to a GTX 970 or perhaps a 980.
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Old 12-03-2015, 11:41 AM   #13
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The GTX 760 is a fine card but it won't max out all the games. You probably play on medium settings or perhaps a bit lower on some games. I would upgrade that to a GTX 970 or perhaps a 980.
Any particular sites that have good prices? Even better if you can actually find a webpage with the GTX 970/980.
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My graphics card is actually pretty decent.

I use a GTX 760.
Oh you're in for it now. You're going to get the infamous " That card is so last week ".
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Oh you're in for it now. You're going to get the infamous " That card is so last week ".
Well, technically speaking, it's so 2013
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Oh you're in for it now. You're going to get the infamous " That card is so last week ".
Eek, I wonder what they'd say if I mention the GTX650Ti...
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Eek, I wonder what they'd say if I mention the GTX650Ti...
Thats Sooooo 2012, bro


(pure sarcasm, I have a 270X that is also basically 2 years old haha)
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There's a good reason to upgrade to an Ivy Bridge CPU, USB 3.0 capable. There's something else that's improved on but I don't recall.

Upgrade to Ivy Bridge CPU and keep your mobo.
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Bang for the buck upgrades are RAM and SSD as far as speed goes. I am running a 760 myself and am happy enough with it, but I am not playing cutting edge games, nor do I worry about running my games on highest settings. A 960, 970, or 980 would give games a very nice boost.

So... a minimum of 8GB of RAM, your games on a SSD (as well as your OS if you can swing it, either on the same SSD or a separate one), possibly a beefier GPU.
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