Don’t let the categorical ranking in the lower midfield irritate you. For around 1000 euros you can also work well with new parts without having to accept any serious compromises. Thanks to slowly falling graphics card prices and attractively priced processors such as Intel’s Core i5-12400F or AMD Ryzen 5 5600, similar usurious offers can be safely ignored.
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The equivalent value of paying for a new purchase can be easily increased, but a supposed upgrade is not always worth it. If you want to save on top of the main CPU and GPU components by lowering your own requirements, the best thing to do is start with the case, motherboard, and SSD capacity. In general, you should reduce the ray tracing and ultra settings. As long as caution is exercised here, blockbusters like Cyberpunk 2077 or Red Dead Redemption 2 can also play well on weaker GPUs thanks to continuous improvement processes like Nvidia’s DLSS/AMD’s FSR, even with 144Hz monitors. with a higher resolution than Full HD. With the optional tuning, you can not only get more efficiency from frugal components through low voltage, but also get more performance from frugal computer through overclocking.
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