Pc Uprage,Which is more important=cpu or gpu?

Cem___

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Feb 16, 2016
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I mostly use my PC for gaming,streaming.

I think i wont be able to uprage everything.I have 500-600$ budget so i have to choose to uprage gpu+ram+ssd or cpu+mobo+ram etc

My build is like this:

GPU: AMD R7 265 2X crossfire
CPU:AMD FX8320
MOBO:M5A99FX PRO 2.0
750W PSU
8 GB RAM

Which way is better for me to go?
 

Eximo

Titan
Herald
Upgrade... though uprage sounds a lot cooler.

You already have a decent processor for streaming. CPU/Motherboard/Ram is probably better in the long run. But if you want an immediate improvement to gaming performance, a new GPU is pretty much all you can do.

Kind of in a pickle really. You could get something like a GTX1070, or get a 1060 or RX480 and save the rest for a CPU/Motherboard/Ram.

Really only need about $100 to really widen your options.
 

Eximo

Titan
Herald
Upgrade... though uprage sounds a lot cooler.

You already have a decent processor for streaming. CPU/Motherboard/Ram is probably better in the long run. But if you want an immediate improvement to gaming performance, a new GPU is pretty much all you can do.

Kind of in a pickle really. You could get something like a GTX1070, or get a 1060 or RX480 and save the rest for a CPU/Motherboard/Ram.

Really only need about $100 to really widen your options.
 

Cem___

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Feb 16, 2016
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So i can follow this way= i5 6500--->a mobo--->RX480

 

Eximo

Titan
Herald
With a few compromises, would be a little cheaper with an RX480, but I understand the reference cards are to be avoided.

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Core i5-6500 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($198.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Motherboard: MSI H110M Gaming Micro ATX LGA1151 Motherboard ($63.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: Kingston HyperX Fury Black 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR4-2133 Memory ($38.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 6GB WINDFORCE OC 6G Video Card ($269.95 @ B&H)
Total: $571.92
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-08-23 13:40 EDT-0400
 

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