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Old 06-16-2016, 09:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering if I should upgrade my PC now or wait for the Xbox S Scorpio? My system specs are as follows

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Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Intel Core i5 4690K @ 3.50GHz 46 C
Haswell 22nm Technology
16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 1066MHz (11-11-11-27)
Acer K272HUL (2560x1440@59Hz)
2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti (MSI) 35 C
465GB Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500GB (SSD) 37 C
Optical Drives
NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (Wave Extensible) (WDM)

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Old 06-16-2016, 09:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Just need to replace the GPU (maybe PSU depending on what you currently have) and you'll be fine.

I'm running a 4690k (OC'd unlike yours which is stock) + GTX 970 and am fine. I suspect I will be for several years or unless I want to get into VR in which case I would have to upgrade to a 1070 at least. The 1070 is a great buy for ~$350 if you can find one in stock.

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Old 06-17-2016, 07:04 AM   #3 (permalink)
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You could get the 200 dollar RX480 and have about 3-4x GPU performance with a solid *** rig. I have to admit, idk how you're playing games on a 1440p panel with a 750ti lol. You da real MVP.
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Old 07-30-2016, 11:31 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Depends on what you like i know myself id never trade to console lol im a pcgamer and alwayswill be

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