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Better Upgrade Choice

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HP Omen 870-224
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So I've already decided to install a SSD and picked one (SATA) to upgrade my PC's performance (HP Omen 870-224 vanilla).


Now I want to know what would be the best choice:

Memory? Double it from 8GB to 16GB

Upgrade the Graphics Card? (would need to keep it under $200 budget if so)

Upgrade the Processor to Intel i7.


Thoughts? I can do the work, but I'm not best at picking the best upgrade.

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It would be foolish to advise you without knowing the reason.  For example, recommending a GPU usually means "game-play". Then you handicap with a $200 budget for the card, but what about the new PSU to power that card?  You already have a GTX 1060, so lets jump to the GTX 1080 and a new PSU (600-650W), that is just minimum of $475.  What about that new I7-7700? That will cost $350.  2x8GB Gaming ram (the max) another $97.  So, lets see, now you are at about $1000.00

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