I have always stayed clear of AMD and so know nothing about this type of architecture.
I have been asked to upgrade a AMD low level gaming PC & tbh, i could do with some advice. Im just looking to upgrade the CPU with onboard graphics as they dont want to spend much.
I suggested moving over to Intel & Nvidea but they only want something cheap to keep him going.
The current spec is> CPU> Amd a8-7600 radon r7 > [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
M/B FM2+ Gigabyte > [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
What would be a cheap upgrade with a noticeable gaming performance.
NB> He isnt playing the latest shoot 'em up games, more of the old simulator type.
The more i look into it, the crappier it becomes. It wont even play a 10yr old game ffs. They only bought it last year as a "low end gaming pc" from some scammer on ebay. (who has since closed his account)
Didn't ask any advice unfortunately & looks like they got ripped off.
IMO, i think its best now for them to just flog it & build something intel.
i have allways had AMD, i am & have been for years a gamer,
you can pick up an 8 core fx8350 AM3+ now for around 85 quid new, AM3+ 970 chipset board for around 60, 16 GB DDR 3 for around 70 & gtx 1060 3gb version for around 180, job done
but get them to spend on a good psu 750 corsair or tagen
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