Well, like I mentioned, I think 7 Days to Die is mainly a RAM problem, seeing as it starts to slow down the larger an area I explore. It could be CPU too, but it seems unlikely as nothing goes on in areas far from you. Granted, the problem is much less severe in alpha 18 than it was in alpha 17, so it’s not a major priority anymore (provided the upcoming alpha 20 behaves like 19).
Other than that, it mostly just feels like games like AC: Odyssey and Fallout 4 and such are right on the edge of things because I can tell if I have the browser open in the background while I play, even if the only active tab has an inactive page (i.e. not something that plays video or refreshes itself or such).
I know, and I wouldn’t mind something similar to what my i5 3350P was when I got it (not that I have had problems with newer games, really. I’m sure I could find ones it wouldn’t run well, but stuff like Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey runs fine. I did install a 1050ti and a new PSU some years ago, so that helped)… But determining what something similar would be, with the new consoles popping up and raising the bar, might be difficult right now.
Also, I rather like that it uses little power (because it’s a P version), but I assume the newer generations use even less?
My sister’s boyfriend, who is quite a geek, sent me some suggestions, like a Lenovo office machine with an i7 gen. 9 and 16GB RAM, with the idea that I could then put a GTX 1660 SUPER in it (a new PSU would be needed too), but … I don’t know. It feels as if I’m moving into the dreaded research territory now, so I’ll probably have a vague idea of what might work in three to six months or so.