Alright, For the 100th post (Just to make sure before i buy everything, Theres no going back =))
E5200 - Overclocked at 3.33ghz with stock fan. I'm going to buy a new fan to OC even further.
Cooler Master Hyper TX2, With the E5200 .. how far can i go? I could really use the tips.
MSI P6NGM Motherboard
E5200 Dual core (as i mentioned before)
4GB DDR2 Rams
Samsung 2333SW 23" HD 1920x1080 reso monitor.
500-600Watt Power Supply (Not sure yet, Still going to get everything at one go)
Now for the VGA Part
people told me, nvidia geforce is better than ATI .. I have no idea
My budget allows me to get ONE of these vgas :
HD 4890 BattleForge
HD 4870 X2 (Maybe)
So? With my kind of computer specs, Which one would run best?
By the way, By the summer holiday ill have enough money for another big upgrade, Ill be going for a X58 mobo, The i7 and the 3 DDR3 rams (6gb in total). So I'm also thinking ahead, The kind of VGA that would ALSO run great with my current comp specs, and the rest later on.
Simply put - the rest of your computer is not fast enough to keep up with the HD5850. This will limit the performance of your 5850 until you upgrade. The best card for your current system is the HD5770. It's cheap, supports DX11, overclocks well and performs about on-par with a HD4870.
But, since you said you are upgrading - the 5850 may be the best option for maximum performance. The choice is yours. If it were me, I would see how much I could get a HD5850 for and go for that.
Get a newer model ATI card --5xxx series, not 48xx series. These new Direct X 11 cards will be useful to crossfire in your new build-- all the rest are older DX 10 cards that use more energy and will become obsolete sooner.
The 5850 is the most powerful if you are planning for the future build, but the 5770 is a decent choice too. If you wait, the 5830 should release around the $200 mark within a couple weeks and would be a good in-between option.
Its important that you select a quality PSU manufacturer and not just pick one. You need to get a high quality Corsair, Antec, OCZ, or Seasonic power supply.