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  # 2284315 26-Jul-2019 16:35
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ShinyChrome:

 

Well the first video is literally someone playing a game, hardly a conclusive test.

 

 

lol i think i can rest my case here.

 

thanks for coming.





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  # 2284321 26-Jul-2019 16:43
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I just bought a Ryzen 7 3700x but its probably overkill still. Will eventually get a better graphics card for it but I dont really play enough.

 

For 1080p gaming, a 1060 will be fine with your current rig. Someone was selling one second hand on here the other day. I would bump it to 16g ram as well.

 

I also got an RX570 4GB I want to get rid of as well. 


If you want to upgrade more than a 1060 with 16gb ram, then you looking at replacing the Mobo/cpu as well. Personally if you on the cheap look at the Ryzen 5 3600. Good bang for buck. 

 

I replaced my i5-6500 because it just didnt quite cut the mustard in some games. More of a CPU bottleneck with my 1070.


 
 
 
 


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  # 2284340 26-Jul-2019 17:27
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darylblake:

I just bought a Ryzen 7 3700x but its probably overkill still. Will eventually get a better graphics card for it but I dont really play enough.


For 1080p gaming, a 1060 will be fine with your current rig. Someone was selling one second hand on here the other day. I would bump it to 16g ram as well.


I also got an RX570 4GB I want to get rid of as well. 


If you want to upgrade more than a 1060 with 16gb ram, then you looking at replacing the Mobo/cpu as well. Personally if you on the cheap look at the Ryzen 5 3600. Good bang for buck. 


I replaced my i5-6500 because it just didnt quite cut the mustard in some games. More of a CPU bottleneck with my 1070.



Hows destiny 2? (I jest 😉).

Ryzen offers best price/performance. Gone are the days where a 4 core i5 was the recommended choice. Nowadays 6-8 is expected (thanks consoles) and mid-range (ryzen x600) are 6c12threads. Games are using more/requiring different resources. Best to build according to what you need/want.



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  # 2302592 20-Aug-2019 20:20
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Just to conclude this topic, I ended up chucking in an ASrock RX580 and a SSD. Couldn't find a 1060, sold out everywhere. The RX580 was only a little more expensive. Wasn't without issues, the RX580 output a black screen when I installed the drivers. Took me ages to figure out it was my 10 year old DELL monitor that somehow couldn't handle the AMD. Quite a wild goose chase, you wouldn't expect the monitor to be a factor necessarily (especially if it worked fine with the previous Nvidia). Either way in the end it basically doubled the performance based on the quick UNINGINE benchmarks.

 

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Bonus is with the 8GB vram it allows for higher res options, not that the CPU or card can handle it..


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