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  1. DonNcss New Member

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    Hi everyone!
    I'm thinking to change the existing pc,that is pretty old(64 2800+,radeon 9600,1.5g of ram) with a new Ivybridge platform.:)........And the budget is ~900$.
    The spec's that i choosed:
    -Intel Core I5 3470 3.2GHz
    -AsRocK Z77-PRO4
    -EVGA GeForce GTX460 1GB DDR5 256bit FPB
    -Kingston HyperX 8GB Kit 2x4GB DDR3 1600MHz CL9
    -HDD WD Caviar Blue KX 500GB SATA3 16MB 7200rpm
    -Corsair Builder CX500 500W v2
    -DVD-Writer Asus DRW-24B5ST
    -Super SKII-503-BKS case
     
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    location? if US then you could easliy get a 2600K used system for the limit you are asking.
     
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    A couple things:
    If you can budget the Core i5 3570k, it has an unlocked multiplier to facilitate overclocking. This may or may not be worthwhile to you.
    The GTX460 is a reasonably old card at this point (two years). You may be better off with a GTX650 or (if you can afford it) a GTX660. There are also ATI cards that would work well, but I'm not as familiar with them.
    I've built my latest computer in the NZXT Source 210 case; it's very cheap ($35) but still reasonably well built. The capable management is good and there are lots of options for new fans. You may want to check it out.
     
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    I'm from romania and here the gtx650 it didn't appear yet,(gtx 660 is too expensive for me) and here a 2600k is more expensive than a 3470 or a 3570(without k).
     
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    Ahh Romania, I am not familiar with place there that you can get hardware. Maybe another Romanian can step in an help
     
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    I don't know how much romanians are using this site,but i'm using this site because here appear the newest hardware review's pretty fast.:cool:
    And about the configuration:i can buy it from the newegg but the shipping and customs taxes it will killing me.
     
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    Id say everything is good.. u should consider a better GPU.. a 560/6870 would be much betta.. if u can spend a bit more than get a 7850 1GB.. great value for money.
     
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    After some searches from our online shops i found a gtx 650:Gigabyte gtx650 oc 1gb 128bits.
    It's better than a gtx460?
     
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    Much better!
     
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    wrong a GTX 460 is more powerful than a 650 depending on the exact version of GTX 460
     
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    use compari.ro and shopmania.ro to look for your parts.
     
  13. DonNcss New Member

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    Yeah.....The gtx460 is from evga and is that model:EVGA GeForce GTX460 1GB DDR5 256bit FPB.
    And the gtx 650:Gigabyte GeForce GTX 650 OC 1GB DDR5 128bit PCIe.
     
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    ya that GTX 460 is much better, BUY IT !!
     
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    Yep........and i found an another gtx460,still evga,but it's superclocked edition,and with gddr5 memories.
    Model:EVGA GeForce GTX460 1GB GDDR5 256bit PCIe SC BP
     
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    Prices are quite high there when referred from US
    You better be off with a better GPU.
    Try to find used cards in this forum.
    From what i have heard they are awesome sellers and the cards normally smell great.
    I would never take that gpu just because uses too much wattage for what it gives.
    Also, as stated it is 2 years old.
    You better buy something used as a video card from 5xx series
    from someone who has little months using it.
     
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