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what are the best options i got to upgrade my Gaming PC for 550-800$

Last response: in Components
September 3, 2013 3:41:47 AM


i curently have a

Phenom 2 X4 955 Black Edition
Gigabyte Radeon HD 5850 1GB
2x8GB Kingston HyperX 1600MHZ CL9

i want to replace the CPU the GPU and Motherboard (i want to go for an Intel CPU)

also my PSU is Corsair cx600m if it wouldnt be enough in some case the price for a better one would need to be calculated in the overall price

it would be for gaming mostly so what is the best i could do for

a) 550$

b) 650$

c) 800$

and how big would the diference be realy


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September 3, 2013 3:49:33 AM

Hmm, with that budget I'd recommend going for an 8320, but since you want to go Intel:

i5 4670K w/ Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler
ASRock Fatal1ty H87 Performance LGA 1150
AMD Raedon 7950 (you can overclock it to 7970 standards, you'll only lose 1-3FPS really (VOIDs warranty))
September 6, 2013 12:46:21 AM

lets say i dont want to overlock right away what would be my other options for a graphic card ? lets say for 300-400$ ?