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Upgrading my PC for the first time

Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Maim, Aug 13, 2017.

  1. Maim

    Maim

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    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 :)
     
  2. Capitan Harlock

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    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?
     
  3. Jetster

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    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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