Re: In need of an upgrade, advice please
Ok ive decided on this as recommended:
- CPU: Intel Core i5 2500K 3.30GHz @ 4.40GHz Sandybridge CPU
- Motherboard: Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 Intel Z68
- RAM: Kingston HyperX Genesis Grey 4GB (2x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 1600MHz Dual Channel
- Cooler: Corsair A50 CPU Cooler
But im going to wait a while longer to upgrade the gpu as i said. i dont really want to spend more on the gpu then the bundle im buying even though i would love too.
What i would like to know is will my current gpu be a serious bottleneck on games like skyrim, BF3 etc??
Also i would have liked to go for the 8GB memory upgrade option but on the site it states this:
Note - Please note that adding in additional memory to the spare slots will require new BIOS settings and the maximum clock speed attainable may be significantly reduced. OcUK recommend a quality brand PSU for use with all our bundles such as the Corsair TX & HX range. Updating the BIOS on the overclocked bundle range will void the warranty on the overclock. If you update the BIOS we will no longer be able to provide support for configuring and maintaining the CPU overclock.
I dont want to lose cpu power or am i reading it wrong?
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500GB HDD - Windows XP
250GB HDD - Windows Vista
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Sony 52HX903 3DTV