Question What should i upgrade on my PC?

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Hi, I am currently thinking of investing some more in my pc since I am experiencing some lag in certain games.
I mainly play CS:GO but I also like to play some of the most recent games. I am experiencing some lag in CSGO but can run other games that are in my opinion more "demanding" without any problem

Current setup:
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

Motherboard: ASUS Z97-A
CPU: Intel Core i5-4690k @ 3.50GHz (Overclocked to 4.40GHz)
CPU fan: Cooler MasterHyper 212
GPU: 2x Geforce GTX 970 (SLI)
RAM: 2x4GB 1600MHz DDR3 + 2x2GB 1333MHz DDR3
Power Unit: rs-700-acab-b1

Running OS on 120GB SSD
Using HDDs for games
Using 3x 1920X1080 60Hz monitors (only using 1 while gaming)
 
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Hi, I am currently thinking of investing some more in my pc since I am experiencing some lag in certain games.
I mainly play CS:GO but I also like to play some of the most recent games. I am experiencing some lag in CSGO but can run other games that are in my opinion more "demanding" without any problem

Current setup:
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit

Motherboard: ASUS Z97-A
CPU: Intel Core i5-4790k @ 3.50GHz (Overclocked to 4.40GHz)
CPU fan: Cooler MasterHyper 212
GPU: 2x Geforce GTX 970 (SLI)
RAM: 2x4GB 1600MHz DDR3 + 2x2GB 1333MHz DDR3
Power Unit: rs-700-acab-b1

Running OS on 120GB SSD
Using HDDs for games
Using 3x 1920X1080 60Hz monitors (only using 1 while gaming)
Disable SLI see if that fixes it.
 

AJNameS

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The system seems pretty well.
If u insist on upgrade, u can add more ram - up to 32 (4x8) gb ddr3-3200, or 24 gb ddr3-1866, or makin the total ram 16 gb ddr-1600 (16g equal speed).
, and instead of the sli cards mb go for a 1080 ti, huh.
I dunno ur pocket, switching to a ddr4-system may be a better idea.
 
Some games do not support dual gpu.
Don't know about CSGO.
I suspect that replacing your GTX970 cards would do some good.
Perhaps a GTX1660 class card.
Remove one gtx970 and then try this test:
Run YOUR games, but lower your resolution and eye candy.
If your FPS increases, it indicates that your cpu is strong enough to drive a better graphics configuration.
If your FPS stays the same, you are likely more cpu limited.

120gb for a windows C drive is too small.
Many things default to the C drive. as it nears full, it will lose performance and endurance.
Buy a larger samsung 860 evo . Perhaps 500 or even 1tb and repurpose your hdd as a backup.
Their migration aid makes moving the C drive a trivial task.
 
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AJNameS

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Some games do not support dual gpu.
Don't know about CSGO.
I suspect that replacing your GTX960 cards would do some good.
Perhaps a GTX1660 class card.
Remove one gtx960 and then try this test:
Run YOUR games, but lower your resolution and eye candy.
If your FPS increases, it indicates that your cpu is strong enough to drive a better graphics configuration.
If your FPS stays the same, you are likely more cpu limited.

120gb for a windows C drive is too small.
Many things default to the C drive. as it nears full, it will lose performance and endurance.
Buy a larger samsung 860 evo . Perhaps 500 or even 1tb and repurpose your hdd as a backup.
Their migration aid makes moving the C drive a trivial task.
He's got gtx 970, not 960. Apart of this, these things sound well and may work. 250 gb + sounds better for a main drive.
Anyway, no one has complained about 16 gigs ddr-2133 , even ddr-1600 and it is a fairly cheap upgrade.
 
Apr 5, 2020
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Some games do not support dual gpu.
Don't know about CSGO.
I suspect that replacing your GTX970 cards would do some good.
Perhaps a GTX1660 class card.
Remove one gtx970 and then try this test:
Run YOUR games, but lower your resolution and eye candy.
If your FPS increases, it indicates that your cpu is strong enough to drive a better graphics configuration.
If your FPS stays the same, you are likely more cpu limited.

120gb for a windows C drive is too small.
Many things default to the C drive. as it nears full, it will lose performance and endurance.
Buy a larger samsung 860 evo . Perhaps 500 or even 1tb and repurpose your hdd as a backup.
Their migration aid makes moving the C drive a trivial task.
I only recently got the second 970. I saw next to no change in fps when i added the second GPU. and no, CSGO does not have SLI support.
However. I did see a significant increase in fps after I OCd my CPU.
 

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