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May 29, 2014 6:17:25 AM

hey guys i have 250 euro to spend on my PC specs are the following
Zalman Z9 plus case
AMD athlon x4 760k underclocked to 3.4 GHz (stock cooler)
4GB corsair ram 1600mhz
ASUS A55BM-A motherboard
Corsair cx500m
seagate barracuda 500gb HDD
and a ATI/Radeon r7 240
so what should i upgrade i really want to get a graphics card that can play battlefield 4 on ultra or high settings
able to play watchdogs medium/low
what reccomendations
also i have a coolermaster hyper TX3 EVO on order so ill return my cpu back to 3.8GHz when that arrives
May 29, 2014 6:29:23 AM

I would suggest you get a better GPU now and upgrade that CPU later down the road.



Can u tell us which country and city you live in so we can help u choose the components.


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May 29, 2014 6:31:01 AM

i live in Ireland Co.Kilkenny no PC component stores near me i have to order online
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May 29, 2014 6:33:42 AM

Ok thanks. Can u tell us the online stores in your country, as i dont live in Ireland and dont have much knowledge of the online stores there :D 
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May 29, 2014 6:36:56 AM

okay se we have Dabs.ie but im never ordering from them again they dicked about with my credit card
Komplett.ie who are nice guys to deal wiith
and Elara biggest rip off ever
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May 29, 2014 6:37:02 AM

Depending on what games your playing 4GB might not be enough but you could probably get past.
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May 29, 2014 6:39:48 AM

renners said:
okay se we have Dabs.ie but im never ordering from them again they dicked about with my credit card
Komplett.ie who are nice guys to deal wiith
and Elara biggest rip off ever



Ok thanks. Will get to you soon.
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May 29, 2014 6:51:54 AM

Ok so your CPU is fine. If you want to upgrade your CPU then you will have to get a new motherboard. Meanwhile I selected some components that you should upgrade:


Video Card: MSI Radeon R9 270x http://www.komplett.ie/product/zkb-01com/20213604/msi-r...


Ram : ( I suggest you buy 2 sets of this ram so it equals 8gb. i couldnt find any corsair ram so you cant use your ram and couple it with this one )
Crucial 4gb http://www.komplett.ie/product/zkb-01com/20187449/cruci...


Total Price: 214.40 euros.



P.S : I suggest you upgrade your cpu as soon as you can as it will affect your gaming perfomance.
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May 29, 2014 7:05:12 AM

sorry man but im an AMD fan lol thanks for the help man :)  before you go wha would you reccomend for a cpu cooler better than the TX3 EVO
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May 29, 2014 7:14:09 AM

Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Nice, cheap, good quality cooler :) 

Since your an AMD fan:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=E...

Look at the Sapphire Tri-X and the ASUS. They are great GPUs for the price. A really good future upgrade.
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May 29, 2014 7:15:13 AM

cool thanks for the help man :) 
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May 29, 2014 7:19:04 AM

renners said:
cool thanks for the help man :) 


Happy to help :) 
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May 29, 2014 7:24:40 AM

renners said:
hey man what do think of this cpu ? http://www.komplett.ie/product/zkb-01com/20226068/amd-a...



Yeah its a very good CPU. Nice choice. But if u buy this cpu, you will have to compensate on your gpu. IF you plan to buy this cpu, then, considering your budget, this card is your best bet:

ASUS Radeon R7250X-1GD5 - 1GB - PCI-E http://www.komplett.ie/product/zkb-01com/20247092/asus-...






However, I suggest this:

CPU : http://www.komplett.ie/product/zkb-01com/20206020/amd-a...


Video Card : http://www.komplett.ie/product/zkb-01com/20249038/asus-...



OR if u can afford this:


Video Card : http://www.komplett.ie/product/zkb-01com/20222387/msi-r...
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May 30, 2014 8:37:00 AM

cap selected wrong person as best answer sorry stryker thanks for all the help man
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