GTX 1070 Giga Mini

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Looking at buying a GTX1070 Gigabyte Mini GPU to upgrade my computer and wondering if my setup will support it.
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CPU - Intel i7-4770
Motherboard - ASUS Z87-C
PSU - Thermaltake EVO BLUE 850W
Monitor - 27" Asus MX279H 1920x1080
 

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8GB. Worth upgrading that or is 8GB still adequate?
 
While the reply about your system handling it no problems is mostly correct, the older architecture and lower clock speeds of the 4770 will limit performance to some degree, especially on lower resolution/higher frame rate of say a 1080p 144Hz monitor. Ironically, at 1440p or 4K the load is shifted from the CPU to the GPU.

I've got a GTX 1060 6GB and even it gives better performance now that I've overclocked my i7-4790K from 4.4 to 4.8GHz.
 

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How about G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB DDR3. My motherboard isn’t built for DDR4. Is there much of a difference between 3 and 4?
I’m assuming not really. Don’t want to upgrade my motherboard just yet.
 



That is a good kit.

DDR4 has higher clock speeds and a greater over all speed.
 
DDR4 speed only impacts minor games like ROTTR and video editing and other stuff, DDR4 speed is only mainly good for ryzen since their architecture is based that way.
For games its always same, the difference in perfomance only increases at 4000+ but best all round is 2666MHz and difference in perfomance from all kits is 5%-10%.
 

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