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Hey. So I am going to be upgrading some of my computer components and just had some questions about it.

Will this Processor perform well in terms of gaming?
Will this Processor bottleneck my current or future graphics card?
Is the motherboard worth the price or should I wait until the new cheaper Coffee Lake compatible 'H' or 'B' series motherboards are released?
Will I need to change anything other than the MOBO and RAM to be CPU compatible?
What do I need to know about when I upgrade these components? (about OS, other component problems, stuff like that)
Is there anything significant that this Processor (or whole rig) couldn't do?
What is your opinion on these changes/the upgraded computer (don't need to answer this one as it's more like a discussion question)


NEW PC SPECS

CPU - Intel Core i5-8400
MOBO - Gigabyte Z370 HD3 (or other Z370 MOBO)
RAM - Corsair Vengeance LPX 8 GB (2x4 GB) DDR4 2666 MHz

(anything else remaining same as current)

CURRENT PC SPECS
CPU - Intel Pentium G3260
GPU - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti (MSI)
MOBO - Gigabyte H81M-S2H
RAM - 8GB Single-Channel DDR3 1600MHz
STORAGE - 1TB Seagate ST1000DM003 Barracuda HDD
OS - Windows 10 Pro

(anything else required please tell me)


Also, yes, I know my Graphics Card isn't the latest and greatest however I am planning to get an NVIDIA 10XX Series (1060 or greater) in the coming year or so. I just felt as though I should upgrade to a new CPU now to stop the horrendous bottlenecking problem my PC currently faces.


Thanks :)
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    kinggamer1st said:
    Hey. So I am going to be upgrading some of my computer components and just had some questions about it.

    Will this Processor perform well in terms of gaming?

    Yes, ~100 FPS at least in most games

    Will this Processor bottleneck my current or future graphics card?

    very little to overpowered card for the resolution,
    like 1080 for 1080p


    Is the motherboard worth the price or should I wait until the new cheaper Coffee Lake compatible 'H' or 'B' series motherboards are released?

    If you can wait and you will not overclock, wait, rumor says March release of H/B 3xx

    Will I need to change anything other than the MOBO and RAM to be CPU compatible?

    Nope

    What do I need to know about when I upgrade these components? (about OS, other component problems, stuff like that)

    You may want a reinstall of OS or reset due to MB change

    Is there anything significant that this Processor (or whole rig) couldn't do?

    video editing or heavy productivity work due to only 6 threads

    What is your opinion on these changes/the upgraded computer (don't need to answer this one as it's more like a discussion question)

    If you can withstand 750ti, good move, drop in a 1060 6gb later
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