Currently I have a desktop running Windows 10 with the following parts seen here:
- CPU Intel Core i7-3820 3.6GHz Quad-Core Processor;
- Motherboard ASRock X79 Extreme4 ATX LGA2011 Motherboard;
- Memory Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory, Crucial Ballistix Sport 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory;
- Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 760 4GB Dual FTW ACX Video Card
What I'd like to do is make some improvements for 'future-proofing', and make some other minor upgrades.
Currently this is used for software development (running VMs, VS2015, eclipse), some rendering (Blender whenever I have the time to work on it), as well as some games (mostly MMORPGs, occasionally Skyrim, Kerbal Space Program, Civ V, with potentially Fallout 4 being added in). A future use case will be more photo and video processing, as my wife wants to be able to use Photoshop and other editing tools.
What I'd like to is change the video card and put in a 9XX series graphics card in there (I'm sticking to NVIDIA for CUDA work), and maxxing out the RAM to be 32GB (which is the maximum that motherboard can support). Given my use cases, would I gain more value simply upgrading the video card, and leaving the memory the same, or should I upgrade both? (Note: already have an SSD, just concerned about the components I've mentioned in the scope of the question)