Upgrade Time Soon for GTX960

So I have had this system for a couple years now, and look to using it for as long as it will go. My basic question is, I feel like my video card is my weakest link. Would buying something more current even be worth it yet? Or should I simply just wait a little longer?

CPU: Intel i5 4690k with Hyper 212 LED
MB: Asus Z97-A
RAM: 8gb (2x4gb)
Storage: 480gb SSD and 1tb WD Blue
GPU: EVGA GTX 960 2gb

I don't play AAA titles, mostly just your popular esports games (League, CS:GO, anything Blizzard, etc)

I do play at 1080p usually at high settings to make sure there's no kind of screen lag. If I did upgrade my GPU I would also look into a new monitor in the future to match. 120hz sounds quite nice nowadays.

So is it worth it??
Reply to karlittle
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  1. Well, esports games aren't very demanding, and a GTX 960 is quite enough for those games. If you need more frames, go for an RX 580 8Gb or GTX 1060 6GB. You should be able to decide if its worth it yourself.
    Reply to Trafalgar747
  2. Since you only play esports titles, I don't think that upgrading your GPU so soon will be worth it. The 960 is a great card to begin with and you can achieve some very high frame rates on lower settings, but if you want it to be maxed graphics settings and 120+fps, I would personally reccomend an rx580/480 or equivalent since they are currently out of stock or being sold at $400 due to inflation.
    Reply to Mikeandike
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    I would not buy an upgrade until you need it, which right now you don't. If you were to get a 120hz monitor, then you could run your games on it and see if the 960 still gets the job done. If not, that's when you buy a new card. Your CPU has lots of performance you haven't tapped yet, so your system can handle a more powerful videocard if needed.
    Reply to dontlistentome
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