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Should I Upgrade My Pc Or Build A New One?

Right now I have a prebuilt pc with an I5-4460, Gtx 750ti, a 1tb 7200rpm hdd and 8gb of ddr3 ram. I'm thinking of getting a gtx 1060 and getting 16gb of ddr3 ram. Is this a bad idea? I'm not sure if my cpu is capable but if I upgrade my cpu then I need a new motherboard and therefore new ddr4 ram. So basically I'm asking is it stupid to upgrade my pc with ddr3 ram and a gtx 1060?
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    Your CPU is capable of running today's games on maximum settings (with a few tweaks). The difference between DDR3 and DDR4 RAMs isn't of significance impact on gaming, just a couple of Frame rates here and there. Upgrading is not a bad idea, if you are on budget.
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  2. Both upgrades are fine for your system and your I5 will keep up with the GTX1060
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  3. Gahl1k said:
    Your CPU is capable of running today's games on maximum settings (with a few tweaks). The difference between DDR3 and DDR4 RAMs isn't of significance impact on gaming, just a couple of Frame rates here and there. Upgrading is not a bad idea, if you are on budget.


    I'm definitely on a budget so this is good news! Upgrading my pc and building a new one is a difference of almost $1000 haha.
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  4. rolli59 said:
    Both upgrades are fine for your system and your I5 will keep up with the GTX1060


    I have an EVGA 600BQ power supply which apparently isn't as high quality as I thought it was. Will this psu be sufficent for a 1060?

    https://www.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=110-BQ-0600-K1
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  5. KyRiEiSaVaGe said:
    rolli59 said:
    Both upgrades are fine for your system and your I5 will keep up with the GTX1060


    I have an EVGA 600BQ power supply which apparently isn't as high quality as I thought it was. Will this psu be sufficent for a 1060?

    https://www.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=110-BQ-0600-K1


    Yes it will do fine
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  6. rolli59 said:
    KyRiEiSaVaGe said:
    rolli59 said:
    Both upgrades are fine for your system and your I5 will keep up with the GTX1060


    I have an EVGA 600BQ power supply which apparently isn't as high quality as I thought it was. Will this psu be sufficent for a 1060?

    https://www.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=110-BQ-0600-K1


    Yes it will do fine


    Thanks a lot for the help you saved me from building a new pc or even worse.. the new xbox one x!
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