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Looking to upgrade graphics card

I am looking to upgrade my computers graphics card or see if it is even worth upgrading. I mainly play video games, and am looking in to streaming.

My specs are:
Intel Core i7 2600 Sandy Bridge @3.4GHz
Motherboard Dell 0Y2MRG
12 GB DDR3 ram (2)(4)(2)(4)
Power Supply Dell 2Y8X1 460 Watt
Current Graphic Card Radeon HD 5770

There is no real price limit, but if it is too high, it might be worth it to just buy a new computer all together. I think my motherboard only has the one PCI express slot 16x 16x.

I am also planning on buying this new RAM set, but before i do that I want to make sure I am able to upgrade the graphics card to something "competitive".

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820104320
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    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Video Card: Sapphire Radeon R9 280 3GB Dual-X Video Card ($209.99 @ Newegg)
    Power Supply: Corsair Builder 600W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($34.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $244.98
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available

    Sorry but a PSU upgrade was mandatory. I do not think that Dell one could suffice the wattage of a high end card.
  2. I think my motherboard PCI Express slot is 2.0, and that is a 3.0 card. Does that make a difference? I do not mind upgrading the power supply though, I figured I would probably have to.

    Thank you for your response!
  3. There is no difference until you get a 780ti crossfire.
    And yes is a good idea to always have a new and trusted PSU.
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