Upgrading old pc, Need Some Advice!

l already got this pc :

Cpu: E8600
Gpu: hd 5870 1gb ddr5
Ram: 8gb ddr3 1333mhz
Mobo: G41t-M16
Psu: 500 watts Silverstone Strider Essentials
System: Win 7 64bit

Going to upgrade gpu and mobo ->>

1) Hd 7850 2gb ddr5 or R7 265 2gb ddr5
2) Msi H81M-E33 + Intel g3240 (stock speed)

The question is,

1) Is it a good ugrade? If so which one should i buy first? Gpu or the Mobo Combo? (Until the next month.)
2)This rig is for gaming and want to play games like ACUnity,Crysis3,FO4,BF4 on/offline (regardless the resolution as long it is playable)
3) Not interested on OverClocking

Tq.
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  1. your better off saving your money till you have the money for a whole rig. the old power supply wont work with today newer cpu. when haswell cpu dropped most power supply has to switch from analog circuts in the power supply to low voltage dc digital ones do to the low c states power thast haswell and the newer cpu uses. on older power supply if you try and put the system to sleep it wont it just shut down. you need to buy a haswell ready unit. most newer games now are looking for cpu with more then two cores. myself i would pcik up a 4590 and a h97 mb. or the newer skylake and a i5. on the gpu i look at the replacment pascal for the 970 when it comes out or the 960ti. replacment or the 960ti. the 960ti isa cut down 970 gpu. your doing the right thing on upgrading that old old system but as you want to game with some of the newer higher end games like crysis you need a higher end cpu then entry level intel cpu.
  2. smorizio said:
    your better off saving your money till you have the money for a whole rig. the old power supply wont work with today newer cpu. when haswell cpu dropped most power supply has to switch from analog circuts in the power supply to low voltage dc digital ones do to the low c states power thast haswell and the newer cpu uses. on older power supply if you try and put the system to sleep it wont it just shut down. you need to buy a haswell ready unit. most newer games now are looking for cpu with more then two cores. myself i would pcik up a 4590 and a h97 mb. or the newer skylake and a i5. on the gpu i look at the replacment pascal for the 970 when it comes out or the 960ti. replacment or the 960ti. the 960ti isa cut down 970 gpu. your doing the right thing on upgrading that old old system but as you want to game with some of the newer higher end games like crysis you need a higher end cpu then entry level intel cpu.


    Thanks for the advice, but i don't think that saving my money would be enough to cover up all. The price here is like 4X USD currency. Any other suggestion based on my question?
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