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ironweasel
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reply to me1212

Re: What to upgrade first, monitor or GPU?

Given a choice between the two, I would do the monitor first.

My justification is that the monitor is used for everything whereas the video card is mainly used for gaming. The monitor is also to be used for a longer period of time than the card and the monitor having a higher resolution would give you a better "look" overall regardless of what you're doing on it.

However, a higher resolution would tax your current card which would give you slower frame rates at the native resolution. To negate that some you could just scale the resolution down while still maintaining the 16:9 aspect ratio.
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