Question looking to do an upgrade and need advice......

mdl350

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Hi guys and girls looking for advice I built pc some time back it is used for doing all sorts web browsing word and excel work video and photo editing and also gaming and has done me quite well as was built on a budget. but i would like too improve it on the gaming side of things with out massive cost but I am after advice what would my money be best spent on changing to get the best performance again? I will list my set up so you no what I have so here we go.

CPU ; AMD X4 860K OVERCLOCKED TOO 4GHZ
MOTHERBOARD : ASUS A88X GAMER
RAM : PATRIOT PV38G213C1K VIPER 3 BLACK MAMBA 8GB (2X4GB) DDR3 DUAL KIT
POWER SUPPLY : CORSAIR RM850X
GPU: AMD RADEON HD 7950 3GB
AND RUNNING 3 SSD HARDDRIVES
ALL RUNNING ON WINDOWS 10
HOPEFULLY THIS IS ALL THE INFO YOU WILL NEED TO ADVISE ME THANKS IN ADVANCE MARK.
 

logainofhades

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Your CPU is not fast enough, to handle an RX 580. This would get you started, and on a modern platform.

PCPartPicker Part List

CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 1200 3.1 GHz Quad-Core Processor (£49.85 @ CCL Computers)
Motherboard: ASRock B450M Pro4-F Micro ATX AM4 Motherboard (£66.21 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport AT 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4-3200 Memory (£75.59 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £191.65
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2019-09-09 21:30 BST+0100
 
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mdl350

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Ok thanks for your quick response i was not expecting to have to change that much but i see what your saying can upgrade on the current platform cpu is main thing holding it back. thanks again.
 

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