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If all you need to spend is $300, then that will be a quality upgrade for you. Will it knock anyone's socks off? Nope, but you'll certainly see improvement.
 
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I would try to sell the intel stuff and get a new ryzen cpu.
Imo the best investement you can do for small bugdet.
 
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The 1050 Ti should utterly destroy the 710 in game performance. Honestly just sticking that in your current rig would probably go a long way. That Xeon is still a decent chip it looks like.
This is the thing to do. The old Ivy Bridge Xeon you have isn't a disaster for modern gaming, it's just being held back by the GT 710.
Just make sure the existing HP Delta 400W power supply has a 6-pin PCIe power connector you can use.

There's no point trying to make the i5-7500 work. You'd need a new motherboard, power supply, DDR4, and possibly CPU cooler and if you were going to spend money on all of that, you shouldn't be wasting it on a measly 4C/4T CPU. I would expect you can get a Ryzen 5 2600 and B450 board for less with newer interfaces and better performance with 6C/12T.
 
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This is the thing to do. The old Ivy Bridge Xeon you have isn't a disaster for modern gaming, it's just being held back by the GT 710.
Just make sure the existing HP Delta 400W power supply has a 6-pin PCIe power connector you can use.

There's no point trying to make the i5-7500 work. You'd need a new motherboard, power supply, DDR4, and possibly CPU cooler and if you were going to spend money on all of that, you shouldn't be wasting it on a measly 4C/4T CPU. I would expect you can get a Ryzen 5 2600 and B450 board for less with newer interfaces and better performance with 6C/12T.
I checked one of the stores that was in OPs list. Egypt has a very limited supply/few options of hardware. i9400 and the newer Ryzens plus a few of the older ones in the lower end of the specter. My (limited) experience with HP and similar PCs is that they have an absolute minimum of 12V outputs and for sure none extra that wasn't needed it the original PC. There is no way of testing a higher spec GPU in the current build I will assume since a 710 GT is purely powered from the PCIe. I agree that a B450 and 2600 would be a good starting point for a build that could be built on. I can bring a CPU on my next visit to Egypt but nothing bigger.
 
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This is the thing to do. The old Ivy Bridge Xeon you have isn't a disaster for modern gaming, it's just being held back by the GT 710.
Just make sure the existing HP Delta 400W power supply has a 6-pin PCIe power connector you can use.

There's no point trying to make the i5-7500 work. You'd need a new motherboard, power supply, DDR4, and possibly CPU cooler and if you were going to spend money on all of that, you shouldn't be wasting it on a measly 4C/4T CPU. I would expect you can get a Ryzen 5 2600 and B450 board for less with newer interfaces and better performance with 6C/12T.
Yes the PSU does have a 6 pin but I'm afraid it stil won't handle the 1050 ti
Because it's the higher model of them the Asus strix and this thing is a beast


I checked one of the stores that was in OPs list. Egypt has a very limited supply/few options of hardware. i9400 and the newer Ryzens plus a few of the older ones in the lower end of the specter. My (limited) experience with HP and similar PCs is that they have an absolute minimum of 12V outputs and for sure none extra that wasn't needed it the original PC. There is no way of testing a higher spec GPU in the current build I will assume since a 710 GT is purely powered from the PCIe. I agree that a B450 and 2600 would be a good starting point for a build that could be built on. I can bring a CPU on my next visit to Egypt but nothing bigger.
That is very true mate we never get to enjoy online deals even Black Friday stuff is bullshit and fake in Egypt fake deals, I once built an PC on Amazon that's cost 2000$ the shipping and customs were 1450$
So if you want to build a pc that cost 1000 u have to pay 2000 also when are you visiting? :D
 
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Because it's the higher model of them the Asus strix and this thing is a beast
The 1050 ti is a budget card with power use around 75w (and way better than that 710). Those with 6-pin are a bit more, but not by much. Between the xeon cpu (~80-100W) and this card that system isnt drawing more than 200W maxed out..less gaming. I wouldnt worry about the psu so long as the overwhelming majority of wattage on that psu is on the 12v rail.. the label on the side should say how many watts/amps are there.
 
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The 1050 ti is a budget card with power use around 75w (and way better than that 710). Those with 6-pin are a bit more, but not by much. Between the xeon cpu (~80-100W) and this card that system isnt drawing more than 200W maxed out..less gaming. I wouldnt worry about the psu so long as the overwhelming majority of wattage on that psu is on the 12v rail.. the label on the side should say how many watts/amps are there.
Maybe you can let me know if that will work
 

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Maybe you can let me know if that will work
Looks like 216W on the 12v rail. Should be fine.

Though upgrading the PSU would still be a good idea if you can (no proprietary connectors on the motherboard).
 
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Yes the PSU does have a 6 pin but I'm afraid it stil won't handle the 1050 ti
Because it's the higher model of them the Asus strix and this thing is a beast
Is it this one?

As others have said, you'll be fine. It's a 75W card and the 6-pin is just to give the card more than 75W if it is overclocked, where it might consume up to 90-100W in total. Your 6-pin on the power supply shows that it's designed to handle cards up to 150W.

I have a few machines at home and the one I do the most gaming on is powered by an i7-3770K which, apart from the hyperthreading, is about the same as the Xeon V2 chip you have. I've paired it with an RX 5700XT and I'm still GPU-bottlenecked almost all of the time. Like you, I'm itching to upgrade it because it's so old, it only has slow DDR3, the motherboard is lacking NVMe ports and USB3, and I'm limited to PCIe 2.0 instead of PCIe 4.0 but in the real world none of that really matters for gaming, and being an under-the-TV console replacement, this thing gets used solely for internet, gaming, and watching videos.
 
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Is it this one?

As others have said, you'll be fine. It's a 75W card and the 6-pin is just to give the card more than 75W if it is overclocked, where it might consume up to 90-100W in total. Your 6-pin on the power supply shows that it's designed to handle cards up to 150W.

I have a few machines at home and the one I do the most gaming on is powered by an i7-3770K which, apart from the hyperthreading, is about the same as the Xeon V2 chip you have. I've paired it with an RX 5700XT and I'm still GPU-bottlenecked almost all of the time. Like you, I'm itching to upgrade it because it's so old, it only has slow DDR3, the motherboard is lacking NVMe ports and USB3, and I'm limited to PCIe 2.0 instead of PCIe 4.0 but in the real world none of that really matters for gaming, and being an under-the-TV console replacement, this thing gets used solely for internet, gaming, and watching videos.
Yes it's this one

Exactly mate I feel like this cpu can do a lot more
Not that's its any good but when I play CSGO I'm loading the map faster than my friend who has a ryzen 5 2600 like Everytime I connect in the server before any one idk
Well yes I will pair it with the 1050 ti and see what happens.
 
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Graphics card makers avoid to max out the PCI-E slot and draw all 75W from it. So they add a 6-pin PCIE connector to split the power load.
 
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He just calculated only one of the four 12v rails and missed the others...

Maybe you can let me know if that will work
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You have 3 12v rails capable of 216W each and 1 rail of 150W but all 4 of them combined cannot exceed 400W.
 
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So the question is what should i do it will cost me $309.63 to buy the CPU,GPU,PSU,MOTHERBOARD,CASE
My 2cents; It's a good deal. The CPU may only be 200mhz faster but the IPC improvement makes it worth it especially when you couple that with the ram and GPU upgrades. The 1050ti alone is an amazing upgrade from that GT710.

However, if nothing else upgrade your GPU. That is the single biggest problem you have for gaming on your system. And get a 1060-6GB it's only about $30 more and well worth it.
 
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He just calculated only one of the four 12v rails and missed the others...


xMidNight
You have 3 12v rails capable of 216W each and 1 rail of 150W but all 4 of them combined cannot exceed 400W.
Sorry I'm not any good at understanding what are u saying I just want to know if I plug the gpu in the pci and the 6 pin connector will I have any issues I don't wanna damage something.
My 2cents; It's a good deal. The CPU may only be 200mhz faster but the IPC improvement makes it worth it especially when you couple that with the ram and GPU upgrades. The 1050ti alone is an amazing upgrade from that GT710.

However, if nothing else upgrade your GPU. That is the single biggest problem you have for gaming on your system. And get a 1060-6GB it's only about $30 more and well worth it.
Yes I will pair the 1050 ti to with the Xeon processer it will be a good compention honestly I thought the worst gpu exists was the Intel integrated onboard but apparently there's GT 710
 
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Sorry I'm not any good at understanding what are u saying I just want to know if I plug the gpu in the pci and the 6 pin connector will I have any issues I don't wanna damage something.
With a 1050ti, you'll be fine. With that card your system shouldn't push that power supply beyond it's limits.
 
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Sorry I'm not any good at understanding what are u saying I just want to know if I plug the gpu in the pci and the 6 pin connector will I have any issues I don't wanna damage something.
You can do it...
The 1050TI as others said is a 70~80W card. You can even go with a 120~140W card without issues.
 
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