Question Looking for upgrade advice

jhowell

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Hello all;

I'm getting about 50 fps on the lowest settings on Breakpoint. I'm looking to upgrade to improve that framerate.

Current Mobo ASUS M51AC
i7-4770
32g DDR3
2 SSD
GTX 980

I'm looking at these parts as a potential upgrade but not sure if this is overkill

Asus Strix z-390E
i7-9700f
16g DDR4

I don't care so much about how pretty a game is as I care about hitting a smooth framerate. Target framerate would be 144hz, but anything over 90 and I'd be happy. Long term, I'd like buy another 980 and run SLI.

So, I am looking for some advice on the most economic way to achieve smooth gameplay on higher-end titles. With the current situation, any cash kept in hand is ideal so minimizing cost if I am to upgrade, is important but, I'm looking for a good solution, not a stop-gap.

Thanks in advance for any advice!
 

puppyboynate

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Dec 6, 2019
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i feel like if you bought a new gpu like an rtx 2060 you would see the biggest increase in games and plus if yoyu ever wanted to try ray tracing you still could
 

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