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Old 02-22-2013, 08:25 PM   #1
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Ok so I'm starting to not be able to play all my games that I want to play on the settings that I want to play on so I'm thinking of upgrading (If I can)

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AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 555 Processor (2 CPUs), ~3.2GHz (overclocked to 3.7)

4096MB RAM

ATI Radeon HD 4600 Series (Also overclocked but just a tiny bit)

Motherboard: Tseries TA785G3

So what I want to know is, is my graphics card really bottlenecking me that bad? if I can upgrade it or not and If I can...what to get :s

Im kind of on a budget to...
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:40 PM   #2
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Is this a home built pc or off the self?
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Its a PC that someone built I think, I bought it on craigslist for 280 years ago.
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So here are the specs for your motherboard TA785G3+ :: Motherboard :: BIOSTAR, It will only be able to take an AMD cpu, Its supports up to AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT55TFBGRBOX - Newegg.com cpu.
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And as for a new GPU EVGA 01G-P3-1313-KR GeForce 210 Video Card - Newegg.com and whats you psu?
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So here are the specs for your motherboard TA785G3+ :: Motherboard :: BIOSTAR, It will only be able to take an AMD cpu, Its supports up to AMD Phenom II X6 1055T Thuban 2.8GHz Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor HDT55TFBGRBOX - Newegg.com cpu.
Isn't my cpu good still?

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And as for a new GPU EVGA 01G-P3-1313-KR GeForce 210 Video Card - Newegg.com and whats you psu?
If I remember correctly I think its a 500w psu

Isn't that gpu old like the 4600 though? I need something that could play todays games at good settings
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Isn't my cpu good still?



If I remember correctly I think its a 500w psu

Isn't that gpu old like the 4600 though? I need something that could play todays games at good settings
Well you should be able to run this gpu fine as it says for psu with
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Well you should be able to run this gpu fine as it says for psu with, No its a newer one.
Hmm okay, cheap to. I have about a budget of maybe $100-200 so is there any other gpu that was made in the 2012 or 13?
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Hmm okay, cheap to. I have about a budget of maybe $100-200 so is there any other gpu that was made in the 2012 or 13?
Well there is this one EVGA 01G-P3-1302-LR GeForce 8400 GS Video Card - Newegg.com, Its a bit similar, Here is the list of GPU's I have found Newegg.com - Computer Hardware, Video Cards & Video Devices, Desktop Graphics Cards, PCI Express 2.0 x16.
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WOW! thanks for the list lol

What do you think about these...

SAPPHIRE Ultimate Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card (100326UL) - Newegg.com

EVGA 02G-P3-1527-KR GeForce GT 520 (Fermi) Video Card - Newegg.com

EVGA 01G-P3-N988-TR GeForce 9800 GT HDMI 1GB 256-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card - Newegg.com

MSI N560GTX-M2D1GD5 GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card - Newegg.com

ZOTAC ZT-50706-10M GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) Video Card - Newegg.com

I want to get a gpu that will be able to play games on high settings Stuff like gta 4 or maybe CoD or BF3

Im looking at the Saphire gpu gameplays and it seems that it is pretty good, gonna look at the others

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814129272

That also looks very nice, I don't really know much about this stuff but I want to learn lol
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