Question Best value upgrade - CPU or GPU?

nacho222

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Hi!
My current set up is an i3 6100, gtx 950. For everyday use and 1080p gaming, what would you recommend upgrading between the two? I know they are old components but maybe there is a cheap upgrade there I could take advantage of.
Thanks for your help!
 

Barty1884

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Overall, that's a decent balance of hardware currently.
The i3-6100 would pair well enough with stronger GPUs, up to maybe an RX570 / GTX1650Super, depending on the title(s).

For day to day use, the i3 is probably more than sufficient. In gaming, it'll be showing it's limitations.
Of the two, I'd probably upgrade the GPU, but it depends on the games you play. IF they're overly CPU intensive, a GPU upgrade might be a waste.
 
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Djoza

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Hi!
My current set up is an i3 6100, gtx 950. For everyday use and 1080p gaming, what would you recommend upgrading between the two? I know they are old components but maybe there is a cheap upgrade there I could take advantage of.
Thanks for your help!
honestly,if i were you i would go for a new build.Lets say a combination of r5 1600AF and RX 580 or maybe like a 1650/SUPER.
What is your budget for a potentialy new build?
 

nacho222

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honestly,if i were you i would go for a new build.Lets say a combination of r5 1600AF and RX 580 or maybe like a 1650/SUPER.
What is your budget for a potentialy new build?
Hi! I live in Argentina and prices are really high right now so I don't think I will do a new build tbh haha
 

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