All under 400 $ ? Possible?

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Hi,



After 5 full years i can afford a new pc from the old but lovely amd athlon 64.



Its only an upgrade of Processor , ram , Mobo . And i really want a Phenom II 955 BE and 4 GB DDR3 . But I really dont know if I have to choose or will have the money to buy a Graphics card and a Mobo at the same time with the remaining cash. Or just buy a costlier mobo with good onboard graphics cards.



I play games like Fifa 2009, Counterstrike Source , DMC 4 , Crysis, JB :quantum of solace. I dont play games with very graphics requirements, but i want the games above to work in very high settings.

My question is should i buy a cheaper Crossfire Mobo(So i can buy another 4770 later) and a 1 decent 4770 ? . Or just use the costlier Mobo with onboard graphics card? BUT, All UNDER 400 $.
Possible? Please help i cant afford another PC for maybe another 5 years so i dont want to make a mistake.

BTW I use a 17' LCD. 1440 pix max resolution. And A little bit of overclocking.





 

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micky_lund

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"I play games like ...Crysis, .... I dont play games with very graphics requirements, but i want the games above to work in very high settings."

lol... for under $400, and to get crysis running at very high settings (even over 20 fps), id like to see u do it... would be epic

but yeah.... u need to go amd... best price/performance at this range, and at most ranges really...

^+1 fo izzy
 

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Until you get to 1000$. Then the i7 is worth it.