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Question How well has my computer aged?

dantexfox

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Dec 30, 2014
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Hello, I am currently trying to decide if is finally time to upgrade my gaming computer. With me now being in college I find that opening large assemblies in solidworks to be quite slow. With that I'm wondering if my computer will last another two years if I have to run any simulations.

Current Specs:
Motherboard:
Z97 Extreme4
CPU: Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4GHz
Memory: 32Gbytes DDR3 @ Max Band being 667Mhz per stick.
Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 4Gb
Storage: 500Gb ssd, 2TB hdd
Power: Corsair CX 600

Is it possible to reuse any of these parts or to slowly upgrade? From my understanding I'm very limited because of the motherboard I have.
 

dantexfox

Honorable
Dec 30, 2014
34
0
10,530
0
Hello, I am currently trying to decide if is finally time to upgrade my gaming computer. With me now being in college I find that opening large assemblies in solidworks to be quite slow. With that I'm wondering if my computer will last another two years if I have to run any simulations.

Current Specs:
Motherboard:
Z97 Extreme4
CPU: Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4GHz
Memory: 32Gbytes DDR3( 4x8 sticks) @ Max Band being 667Mhz per stick.
Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 4Gb
Storage: 500Gb ssd, 2TB hdd
Power: Corsair CX 600
OS: Windows 10

Is it possible to reuse any of these parts or to slowly upgrade? From my understanding I'm very limited because of the motherboard I have.
 

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