TechSpot

I need your help with upgrading, thank you.

By ReaderPerry
Aug 22, 2013
Post New Reply
  1. Ok, I'll do this in accordance with the guide:

    1: I'm looking for something that can play Skyrim on Ultra high graphics, (that being the example) I suppose in accordance with the guide I'd fall under "gaming junkie"

    2: price doesn't matter but I'd REALLY like it to be about 250-300 dollar range, if I HAVE to go up up and away I'll do it, but its not what I'm aiming for.

    3: Ok this could be wrong but on the side of my gateway at the very bottom I see something that may be a power supply it reads : rating: 100-127/220-240Vac, 6/3.15A (6/3,15A) 60/50Hz

    4: Name: Intel Core I3 2120, Core speed : it keeps moving but seems to be 1596.24-63 and occasionally jumping to 2400 and 3292 but it mainly stays at 1596.24-63
    Mainboard manufacturer : Gateway
    Model : IPISB-VR

    Current Country : (lol) : America
    If you need any more info just let me know, But TRY not to use acronyms, I am here to learn as much as I am here to seek help, so that in the future, I can be the one offering advice, thank you so much.
     
  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,476   +965

    What is the model number of your Gateway?
     
  3. ReaderPerry

    ReaderPerry TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Dx4860-ub32p
     
  4. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,426   +142

    It's and mATX and a relatively small case, so you'll have to measure it out just to be sure. It does have a PCIE slot though.

    Asus Direct CUII GTX660Ti $220 shipped after MIR.
    Corsair CX430m currently $40 shipped after MIR.
    If that's a little too much the GTX650Ti and 7850 are good choices as well.
     
    misor and Jad Chaar like this.
  5. ReaderPerry

    ReaderPerry TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Do I buy both the corsair and asus?
     
  6. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,426   +142

    Yes that would be a good choice but you'll have to measure out your case.
     
  7. ReaderPerry

    ReaderPerry TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Wouldn't I just be able to ghetto rig more case? I have an old computer I don't use, and I'm familiar enough with metal work to just combine the two
     
  8. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] Hello, nice to meet you! Posts: 3,426   +142

    Well ... you don't need a case and you could, but just measure it out.
     
  9. ReaderPerry

    ReaderPerry TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Your the boss :D
     

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

You need to be a member to leave a comment. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.
TechSpot Account You may also...