Solved Looking for upgrade help! Tags: Systems Last response: July 6, 2013 11:54 PM in Systems Share dchee529 July 5, 2013 11:23:42 PM Got this used PC awhile back. Would like recommendations for parts to run games faster. Budget is about $250~300. Current parts: Antec P180 Mid Tower SeaSonic S12-500 500W ATX12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply Western Digital WD Black WD6401AALS 640GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3R LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 (PC2 8500) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F2-8500CL5D-4GBPK Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 Yorkfield 2.66GHz LGA 775 95W Quad-Core Processor BX80580Q8400 HIS H465PS512P Radeon HD 4650 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card Windows 7 CD More about : upgrade AMD Radeon July 6, 2013 6:27:34 PM dont bump post, and where do you live? based on tom's recent benchmark intel core 2 still able to compete with current cpu for $300 upgrade, i believe you need $100-200 GPU and save the rest for future CPU-mobo-ram upgrade at the moment, you shouldnt touch CPU-mobo-ram because it is not upgradable separately m 0 l dchee529 July 6, 2013 6:37:00 PM I live in CA, sorry for the bump. m 0 l Related resources Looking for help to upgrade my gaming pc - Forum Need to upgrade from FX-8350. Looking at i7-4790. Little help please... - Forum Looking to upgrade need some help - Forum Looking to upgrade CPU & Graphics.. Need help! - Forum Looking for big upgrade, need some help. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution AMD Radeon July 6, 2013 6:47:46 PM by looking your old GPU, i believe this new GPU is what you need : http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-video-card-gtx660d... and it is the most you can spend for GPU : http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-n760tf2g... i am afraid it will be overkill for your games you need to save up to $350 in the future to upgrade cpu-mobo-ram Share dchee529 July 6, 2013 11:54:17 PM AMD Radeon said:by looking your old GPU, i believe this new GPU is what you need : http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-video-card-gtx660d... and it is the most you can spend for GPU : http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-n760tf2g... i am afraid it will be overkill for your games you need to save up to $350 in the future to upgrade cpu-mobo-ram Is that GPU compatible with my current system? Also, for $350, what cpu-mobo-ram should I get? (for when I do save up). Thanks! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking to upgrade GPU <<<<<Please help! thanks Forum SolvedHelp for 1st time builder looking to upgrade Forum SolvedLooking for help choosing GPU upgrade Forum SolvedLooking for upgrade help for BF4 Forum SolvedLooking for upgrade help Forum Solvedim lost and looking to upgrade HELP!! :p Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade my HP PC. Any help is appreciated! Forum SolvedLooking for help on what to upgrade in my system For dayz standalone Forum SolvedLooking for PSU upgrade options. NEED HELP! Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade to a good streaming rig. HELP Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade PC, but I don't know what will help performance the most. Forum SolvedLooking for help with a possible upgrade Forum SolvedBLKDP55KG (E47218-403) LGA1156 ATX Motherboard Looking for upgrade!! Help Forum SolvedLooking to Upgrade motherboard but need help.. Forum SolvedLooking for help and advice should i sell my pc or upgrade to be able to handle game streaming via twitch etc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !