Then I guess that's what I'll invest in. However, I'm still going to need to upgrade my video card, right now I'm interested in the MSI Radeon R9 380, but don't know if I should get the 2gb or the 4gb.
Yo answer your above question, no. you have an FX-4300 CPU. thats a very old cpu for todays games. if you planning to play stuff like BF4 and BF1, or any other brand new games with this build you are definitely going to need a faster CPU. I would recommend going to a Newer DDR3 motherboard with something like an FX8350 CPU and minimum 8GB RAM for todays games
See my build is this
R9 390 8GB
16GB DDR4 @ 2400
thats why i can "nuke" any game i play. your cpu is going to somewhat bottleneck these new graphics cards.
Well it REALLY depends on what you want to play and at what resolution. If you just want to play average day games on decent setting a new GPU should be fine. BUT if youre wanting to actually get a hard core pc gaming system you are going to most likely look into getting a newer system. I'll tell ya what, tell me your budget and then i'll make a parts list for ya. Take into account if you want to reuse something from the old pc like a dvd drive or a hard drive, or if you want to simply sell the old computer in its entirety and put that money towards a new system
Basically, I'm just wanting to boost frames and run Arma at a high graphics quality, but it would be nice to be able to run a game such as space engineers. The most I'm looking to spend is 400/450 at this point. I'd like to keep my model and hard drive.
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