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Need help to upgrade my pc around 250$ budget!

My father bought cheap gaming pc for me to play some RTS game,RPG ,Minecraft ,Dota .
And now i want to play Gta4,Gta5 ,Far Cry3,Assassin's 3 and 4,Battle filed 3,4 (if i can) with minimum or medium settings.
Here are my my specs at the moment:
Cpu: Intel Pentium G630 2.70 Ghz
Gpu: Intel HD graphics (idk what type of model i have)
Power supply :390 W
Ram; 2GB
If you guys helping me, I would really appreciate the help.
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  1. monitor resolution?
    what motherboard?
  2. swifty_morgan said:
    monitor resolution?
    what motherboard?


    my monitor resolution : 1366x768
    motherboard : ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
    model P8H61-M LE (LGA1155)
    Chipset Vendor Intel
    Chipset Model Sandy Bridge
    Chipset Revision 09
    Southbrige Vendor Intel
    Southbrige Model H61
    Southbrige Revisio B3
    System Temperature 38 C
  3. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7750 1GB Video Card ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $139.97
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-15 08:13 EST-0500)

    this will play them :)
  4. forgot to ask what power supply you have. an adjustment might be in order.

    here are a couple of things that are more than you need but should help the machine play well................

    ram
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148347
    gpu
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121642

    you may also need one of these??
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16812887001
  5. Best answer
    If this is you mother board :
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131860

    You need three things:
    1). I see you have ONLY two DIMM (RAM) slots, IF one is open, it would be good to add another 2Gb DIMM...

    2). Power supply, 600watts will power just about any single card. Corsair is a great brand so I'd agree with this choice:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139048
    NOTE: if you pull the trigger TODAY, save an Extra $5, so only $45 after rebate...

    3). Video card, buy the most powerful card you can afford (you can't add a second in the future, so, go for the best you can now) at right around $200, I'd go for:

    PowerColor 7870
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131492 ($170 after rebate)

    Or
    ASUS GTX 660
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121660 ($170 after rebate)
  6. 4GB ram, a 500/600 watt psu and a graphics card like everything between 7770/7870 will be fine. That pentium is perfect for low/medium settings and you can upgrade it to a i5 3570k in the future. Go for jb6684's parts.
  7. hmmm, i would normally agree but i feel it might bottleneck with the cpu and gpu 7850 combo..... not sure though
  8. LouieG02 said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    Memory: Crucial Ballistix Sport 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7750 1GB Video Card ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply ($44.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $139.97
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-15 08:13 EST-0500)

    this will play them :)


    Thank for answer
    I can play Ac4 with minium/medium settings? Can i get higher 30 fps with this build?
  9. Yeah, CPU isn't the best but he can up grade that Next..... :) (just don't want him to spend too little on the GPU that he'll have to upgrade again shortly...)

    I have an old i7-920 system that I've upgraded from:
    - single 5870
    - to dual 5870's
    - to single 7970
    - to dual 7970's
    --- Saw more FPS everytime....
  10. jb6684 said:
    If this is you mother board :
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131860

    You need three things:
    1). I see you have ONLY two DIMM (RAM) slots, IF one is open, it would be good to add another 2Gb DIMM...

    2). Power supply, 600watts will power just about any single card. Corsair is a great brand so I'd agree with this choice:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139048
    NOTE: if you pull the trigger TODAY, save an Extra $5, so only $45 after rebate...

    3). Video card, buy the most powerful card you can afford (you can't add a second in the future, so, go for the best you can now) at right around $200, I'd go for:

    PowerColor 7870
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131492 ($170 after rebate)

    Or
    ASUS GTX 660
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121660 ($170 after rebate)


    So i can't run a graphics card with my power supply 390 W,
    Can you recommend for me good graphics card around $150-160? Coz i need to buy memory and Power supply 600watts, Thank anyway :)
  11. did you even look at what I posted above?................... and nobody knows what kind of 390watt ps you have. be nice to see a link or some actual specs.
  12. swifty_morgan said:
    did you even look at what I posted above?................... and nobody knows what kind of 390watt ps you have. be nice to see a link or some actual specs.


    i m sorry for didn't see u post, i m newbie at pc gaming system and just want upgrade my pc with low budget
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