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Need help with computer

I have a Ibuypower pc not sure the exact details?model but I can get it. I was just wondering to be able to play games and stuff would I just need a better graphics card or what. because I don't want to start over on my pc. right now it cant even run fortnite, thanks

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I used to use Speccy but today

You can share the USERBENCHMARK.COM test and share the results.

We'll also need to know what the make and model power supply was used and what display you are driving.

Why? The power used by a better GPU may need the power supply changed.
Why? If you are pushing some UHD 4K display, then we need a much more powerful GPU.

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UserBenchmarks:
CPU: AMD FX-4300 - 41%
HDD: Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB - 85.9%
RAM: Adata 1x8GB - 27.8%
MBD: MSI 760GMA-P34(FX) (MS-7641)
That is the results from USERBENCHMARK.COM
ATX 400W switching power supply, Model: SL-F400
The computer itself is an IBUYPOWER kw9-00012 windows 10, the gpu is a NVIDIA GeForce GT 730
If I run fortnite on its lowest settings possible I only get 30 frames in the lobby, I get 60 on my Xbox...

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That's NOT the full report.
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Benchmark

When you run the benchmark it will put the results in your browser.

Copy the results page addy and put it in a post.

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Thanks.

I think either the 1050 Ti or the 1060 is what you want along with getting the RAM to dual channel to fix that memory speed penalty. You are losing 10 to 25% of your overall performance right there. This extends to lower GPU performance.

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What does that mean exactly,, I’m not to computer smart.. and if I fix that problem will my pc be able to have better frames because I only have a 500$ budget to improve it. Thanks

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I paid less than that in the linked example.

I changed the RAM from 4 to 8GB and installed the 1060 for much less than 500.

As to the RAM, you have one stick of RAM, if you can get the EXACT make, model, size, you can get the RAM issue squared away.

As to the GPU if you can get the 1060, do that, if not, the 1050 Ti (forget the non-Ti models) then it's OK but you want performance so the 1060 would be great.

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Thanks

Thanks, you’ve been a great help!! I’ll try that out and update when I get it done

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