What to upgrade on my pc next ?

By one228 ·
Tags: Hardware
Hello, I am just wondering if someone can help me. I am thinking to myself what I should upgrade next on my pc ? I am a gamer and really want to get into live streaming on twitch for fun.
I will post my specs here of the important parts haha:
Asus GeForce GTX 960 Strix DCII OC 4GB GDDR5 Dual-link DVI HDMI DisplayPort PCI-E Graphics Card
Intel Core i5 4690K 3.5GHz Socket 1150 6MB L3 Cache Retail Boxed Processor
Asus Z97-PRO Gamer S1150 ATX Gaming Motherboard

Errr personally i'm at the point on what do I go for ? update graphics card ? or update my CPU ?
I was thinking about getting a
Intel Core I7-7700K 4.20 GHz Socket 1151 8MB
I don't know I have some experience with tech but would just love advice.
Thanks in advance.
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All depends what do you want to achieve here?

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to What to upgrade on my pc ...

Upgrading for the sake of upgrading with no firm outcome is just a waste of your money so what do you need to improve here? That is the first thing to ask to decide what you want to make better.

Sticking a faster or more powerful CPU into a system that is already exceeding your needs is a waste of money that will show no improvement. Simeraly changing the Video Card that is displaying frame rates faster than what you are using will not do anything that you will see so what do you want to make better?

ASUS isn't being overly helpful at the moment as when I look at their M'Board Specs for this M'Board all I get is that Specifications are subject to change without notice so I'm not really sure what you have and what it can support though going by the picture of the M'Board it seems to have 2 Video PCI Express Slots so if you want to improve refresh rates of the Video maybe a Dual Video Setup in Crossfire or whatever ASUS support these days would be the way to go. It would cut down on the CPU Load as well but without knowing what you want to improve it's hard to suggest anything.

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new CPU

by Hunter1224 In reply to What to upgrade on my pc ...

I personally would go with a new cpu first just because if you want it stream on twitch you will need something better that a i5-4690K also when you up grade your CPU with also help get better frames in game .

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