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Will i3 2120 bottleneck a gtx 650ti boost for an upgrade?

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August 25, 2013 1:52:26 AM

I have a custom computer that my uncle gave to me, but i want a gpu upgrade. Right now I have a ATI 5450 Mobility, which sucks when I am playing any game. I want to get a new computer but I cannot afford it right now.

In order to upgrade, I want to replace my GPU with a GTX 650 Ti Boost. I am not very sure if an i3 2120 will bottleneck it. I am upgrading my PSU to a Corsair GS 600V2 (preparing for my future build) from a 420W generic psu. Currently I have around $380 AUD, minus around $150 for a headset and mouse. So I basically only have $230 for an upgrade.

PS. I am also going to get some fans for my Cooler Master Elite 334U (http://www.coolermaster.com.au/product.php?product_id=6...). So if you guys could recommend some case fan setup preferably corsair?

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August 25, 2013 3:59:42 AM

Will be fine, can handle GTX670's easy.

Cooling, air in from front/bottom/side, out through top/rear.

So for the front and side, Corsair Air Series AF140 Quiet Edition Fan.
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August 26, 2013 2:47:41 AM

das_stig said:
Will be fine, can handle GTX670's easy.

Cooling, air in from front/bottom/side, out through top/rear.

So for the front and side, Corsair Air Series AF140 Quiet Edition Fan.


K, thankyou. I was wondering if there would be a cheaper but better option for the psu. http://www.msy.com.au/Parts/PARTS.pdf http://www.pcdiy.com.au/ad/Pricelist.pdf https://www.centrecom.com.au/. These are pretty mush the only shops I go to.

UPDATE: I was thinking about the Antec HCG 620W over the Corsair GS 600 V2?
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