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Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by JustOlii, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. JustOlii New Member

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    Well, I'm new-ish to PC Gaming, and my GPU just doesn't cut it for the newer games, such as FC3 and Black Ops 2.

    I have a : Zotac GeForce GT630 1GB
    And my CPU is: AMD FX-4100 Quad Core @ 3.6GHz (thinking of upgrading to a 6100)
    Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-MLX

    But please suggest what I could possibly get for my new GPU, as I don't have a clue!:laugh:
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    A more powerful vid card means you woukd need a better PSU. You did not list your complete system spec, the PSU is the one to look at when one is considering a GPU upgrade to a more powerful one, hence more power hungry one as well. Also, please let us know where you would be buying it and your budget.
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    Ah yes, sorry I left that out :p

    I have a 650w psu, and have about a 150 pounds (GBP) budget
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    PSU specs, monitor resolution and budget please.
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    seeing your specs, you only need to buy a new GPU, preferably a GTX 650/HD 78xx or higher (assuming you play @1080p)
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    Seriously, the GTX650 sux big time, the GTX650 Ti is decent enough, but generally, nV GPUs tend to be more expensive than their AMD counterparts. I don't know UK prices , as well as where you'd buying it from. Perhaps you can provide a link and we can help you pick out the parts. I had an FX4100 before going FX8120, excellent CPU, and I hope you'd installed the BD hotfix patches for BD CPUs. Oh yeah, provide the link, and we will help you pick the best card for that stipulated budget range.
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    You get better performance out of 6870 vs 650 Ti for the same price.
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