QuestionPosted on {{'2018-02-23T16:06:52-08:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}

Needing new motherboard, graphics card or processor, but which one, budget 300$

Hello everyone, my current motherboard is very old and outdated, it is the GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD3L LGA 1156 Intel P55 ATX Intel Motherboard. I've changed everything out(upgraded) everything in my rig except for the motherboard. What I'm looking for is to go higher than an i7 or i5 in the next year or so, and to expan......

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Written on {{'2018-11-07T23:36:34-08:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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Find a new CPU as the one you're using is pretty old.

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Written on {{'2018-03-05T09:26:09-08:00' | moment:'fromNow'}}
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Your CPU is old and you'll have better performance from a newer one. I recommend swapping the CPU and MB. Here is an option that's ~$300

Intel Core i5-4460 Haswell  https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIADZJ68A1872&cm_re=intel_i5-_-19-117-302-_-Product
Biostar TB25 LGA 1150 Motherboard https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813138436&ignorebbr=1&cm_re=Intel_i5-_-13-138-436-_-Product


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