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Upgrading my PC for the first time

Aug 13, 2017
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Processor Intel Core i5-3570K Processor
Motherboard MSI Z77 MPower, Socket-1155
Cooling Intel® High Performance Liquid Cooling
Memory Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 8GB CL9
Video Card(s) Gainward GeForce GTX 680 2GB PhysX CUDA
Storage Kingston HyperX 3K SSD 240GB 2.5"
Case Fractal Design Define R4 Black Pearl
Power Supply Corsair TX 750W PSU
Hello, I've been thinking about upgrading my first gaming PC which I bought at the start of 2013. But I was wondering what more I would need to upgrade the graphics card from a GTX 680 to a GTX 1080 Ti Aorus.

Motherboard: MSI Z77 MPower, Socket-1155
CPU: Intel Core i5-3570K Processor
Graphics: Gainward GeForce GTX 680 2GB
Memory: Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600MHz 8GB
SSD: Kingston HyperX 3K SSD 240GB
PSU: Corsair TX 750W

I have installed a liquid cooling unit and I am running Windows 10. Is there anything essential I need to upgrade to run the GTX 1080 Ti? Upgrade CPU? Thank you for the help :)
Jan 15, 2012
945 (0.44/day)
System Name Xeon build /Main Rig
Processor Intel Xeon w3520 @ 4Ghz with HT /i7 4820k @4.6 Ghz
Motherboard Asus P6T Deluxe v2 socket 1366 / Asus P9X79 socket 2011
Cooling Thermalright Archon +Ty 140mm|Fans : 2 front-1top-1rear-1bottom/ Swiftech H140x
Memory 16gb DDR3 1600mhz Kingstone Hyper x Quad Channel / 16gb DDR3 2133MHZ Gskill RipjawsZ
Video Card(s) Sapphire hd 7950 3gb Boost edition dual fan X / XFX R9 Fury X
Storage Kingstone AV400ssd 120gb + Seagate B 2Tb + WD green 1tb + WD green 3tb + WD red 3tb + Seagate B 4tb
Display(s) Wasabi Mango UHD430 43" 4K @60hz with Freesync
Case Fractal Design Arc midi
Audio Device(s) SoundMaxHD+5.1 BHT1100 BLUESKY,Corsair Vengeance 1500 v2,Fiio E10 Olympus+SuperluxHD668b
Power Supply Thermaltake toughpower xt 775watt modular
Mouse Corsair M90
Keyboard Microsoft WK600
Software Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
Hi welcome to TPU.
Is your Cpu overcloked?
What is the main resolution you play with?
Next upgrade would be adding another 8gb of ram , you have 8gb with 1 dim or 2?
Jan 17, 2010
10,027 (3.47/day)
System Name Delta // Alpha-HTPC
Processor Intel i7 6700K // Intel i5 4570
Motherboard GIGABYTE Z270X-Gaming K7 // Gigabyte H97M -D3H
Cooling Corsair H80i V2 // Silverstone NT-06 Pro
Memory Corsair DDR4 3000 32gb //G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB 1600
Video Card(s) EVGA GTX980ti// EVGA GTX 1050ti
Storage Samsung 950 Pro 512, 2 Tb FireCuda// Samsung 850 Pro, 1 X 4 Tb HGST, 1 x 6Tb Toshiba
Display(s) ASUS PB278Q 27" 1440X 2560 // 50" Samsung Plasma 720p
Case Corsair Obsidian Series 550D // Silverstone Granada GD05
Audio Device(s) ASUS Xonar DGX // HDMI to Yamaha RX V571
Power Supply Corsair TX850M // SeaSonic G Series 550w
Mouse Logitech G502
Keyboard Corsair K70
Software Windows 10 64bit // Windows 7 64bit with Kodi
Your good to go. But if your running 1080p resolution the GTX 1080 is a huge upgrade. The GTX 1070 would be a huge upgrade No need for the Ti variant unless your going 4K or 1440 in the future. More ram would be nice also

Is the TX750 the V2?

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