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Old 12-01-2014, 11:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need help with upgrading GPU, monitor, and memory.

So I have a newish motherboard (about a year) it's msi with an i7 4770k. I have old memory that shouldn't be in there really. It's like 2 different kinds that aren't the same speeds or types. So I need help with memory. I also have an asus gtx 670 that i'd like to upgrade from. And i'd like a monitor but I don't know if a new gtx 970 would be able to take advantage of a 144 hz monitor. Any help with any of this would be greatly appreciated. I'd like to order the monitor tonight since it's really good deals going on.

EDIT: I'd also like to add that I'm wondering if a 970 is an upgrade from my asus gtx 670
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Default Re: Need help with upgrading GPU, monitor, and memory.

Your RAM is most likely fine. If you have 8GB don't worry about it.

Any GPU can take advantage of a 144Hz monitor.

Yes a 970 is a significant upgrade from a 670.
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I thought a gpu had to perform with the 144+fps to make that monitor worth it.

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Thank you very much. I went to give you a thanks but it said you're the last person i've thanked. Does it really matter which 970 I get? I was looking at the zoltac one read a bunch of reviews and they seem pretty mixed on it.
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Default Re: Need help with upgrading GPU, monitor, and memory.

See this post about it.
Monster PC, can't stream Monitor Capture

Linus Tech Tips also has a video on the subject as well.
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