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Upgrading from Radeon HD 6450

JDSjoel

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Hello i am thinking of buying a new graphics card for my pc my budget is £180 at the most.

USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT:primary use will be for gaming.

CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY:current GPU is a AMD Radeon HD 6450 and my PSU is a unbranded 500w

OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: CPU AMD FX 4170 @4.3GHz RAM 16GB Ballistic sport @1600 Mobo is a ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 with pci express 2.0

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Overclockers uk, novatech or any UK based store

PARTS PREFERENCES:Would prefer ATi/AMD but i will try nVidia if its better price for performance

OVERCLOCKING:Overclocking:Maybe Crossfire/Sli:Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION:1920x1080

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:Must be able to run ArmA 3
 

mohit9206

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first upgrade that unbranded psu .. it wont be able to handle any hi end graphics card.. for about your bugdet i would suggest a radeon hd 7870 or a gtx560 ti
 

JDSjoel

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Thanks i think im settled on a 7850 but i would like a power suply that i could maybe use for crossfire in the future.
 

willyroc

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Yes, it is. However, I'd say get the card first, and hold out on the CPU until it is properly benched. :)
 

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