Suggestions for what parts to upgrade

  joshhusbands 14:54 18 Nov 2014
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Ok so i'm not afraid to admit that i'm a bit clueless when it comes to figuring out what I should upgrade on my PC to improve performance so I would really appreciate any suggestions on what you think I should improve on based on what i've currently got. I mainly use my PC for gaming, video and image editing and recording but here's my specs:

Cooler Master CM Storm Enforcer Case
Intel Core i5 4670K Haswell Processor Overclocked to up to 4.3GHz
Akasa Nero 3 Ultra Quiet CPU Cooler Arctic Silver 5 Thermal Paste
Additional Cooling Fans Upgrade Pack
Asus Z87-K Motherboard - Haswell CPU only
8GB PC3-10666 1333MHz DDR3 Memory (2 x 4GB sticks)
Chillblast NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2048MB Graphics Card
2000GB 7200RPM Hard Disk - 6Gbps
24x SATA DVD-RW Drive
Corsair Ultra Low Noise 600W PSU
Onboard High Definition Audio
300Mbps 802.11n Wireless PCIe Adaptor (for Wireless networks)

If you haven't realised by now, no I didn't build my PC, it's my first so I didn't want to spend a lot of money to just break everything. So, what should I do? get an SDD? better graphics card? More RAM? or something else? give me a hand guys! I'm dumb....

  nickf 18:37 18 Nov 2014

An SSD would improve performance dramatically (but not in game )some faster Ram would help , and upgrading GPU would certainly improve gaming , it all boils down to what budget you have , and what sort of performance increase you are looking for .

I upgraded to an SSD , system now boots in 15secs . I recently also upped my GPU to a GTX 970 , this has made a MASSIVE improvement to my games .

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