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Help me choose Best gaming CPU/Motherboard/RAM! for 300$

I decided to upgrade my CPU/Motherboard/RAM since my are getting old and computer is slowing down.

I am keeping my Graphics card and Powersupply
Radeon 6850
530W Power supply

Just need to upgrade those parts for gaming
Want to spend around 300$ The less the better! Thanks
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  1. what do you have now?............
  2. shitty motherboard that i cant upgrade my processor with because of the socket
    M4A785-M - Asus
    AMD Phenom 9850 Quad Core 2.50gz
    4 GB ram ddr2
  3. FX 8320, 990FX series motherboard, and whatever 2x4GB RAM that's on sale right now.
  4. Tried to keep these as cheap as possible. Not sure what you have now but these are some current budget options.

    AMD FX 4130 (cheaper option) (quad core)
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1czae

    AMD FX 6350 (recommended) (hexa core)
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1v2Nd
  5. Tried to keep these as cheap as possible. Not sure what you have now but these are some current budget options.

    AMD FX 4130 (cheaper option) (quad core)
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1czae

    AMD FX 6350 (recommended) (hexa core)
    http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1v2Nd
  6. swifty_morgan said:
    what do you have now?............


    Anonymous said:
    FX 8320, 990FX series motherboard, and whatever 2x4GB RAM that's on sale right now.


    I decided to go with the 8-core amd processor and a motherboard that matches it but i dont need to upgrade my powersupply for these things right?
  7. hubict12 said:
    swifty_morgan said:
    what do you have now?............


    Anonymous said:
    FX 8320, 990FX series motherboard, and whatever 2x4GB RAM that's on sale right now.


    I decided to go with the 8-core amd processor and a motherboard that matches it but i dont need to upgrade my powersupply for these things right?


    530 watts should be plenty as long as you don't go throwing anything sli or crossfire in there later down the line
  8. Get the 8320 instead of the 8350. It's $70 cheaper and is 99% as good. Try really hard to get a 990FX motherboard over a 970 series. The RAM is fine.
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