Solved Need upgrade !!!! Tags: Homebuilt Systems Product Last response: June 13, 2010 4:58 AM in Systems Share BFBC2 freak June 13, 2010 2:58:45 AM Sup guys, I would like to upgrade my system to play fairly new/new games at high settings as I got a new monitor with a max res of 1650x1080.I have a max budget of $450-$500.My system is as follows, CPU:AMD ATHLON X2 6000+ Motherboard:ASUS M3N78-EM RAM:Corsair value select 2gb DDR2 667 Vid card:Nvidia Leadtek 7600gt Power supply:Coolermaster Extreme power 450 watts if possible I'd like to keep. I'm pretty sure the rest of the specs for my system don't need to be told. I play mostly FPS and racing games. One last thing, all prices must be in the aus dollar Thanks guys!!!!!! More about : upgrade rolli59 a c 102 B Homebuilt system June 13, 2010 3:17:35 AM A new GPU like HD5770 is your best bet and maybe more ram BFBC2 freak June 13, 2010 3:27:38 AM How much of bottleneck would occur if I did do the above(because of my pretty old CPU) and thanks for the reply rolli!!!! Related resources Gonna upgrade , need some help. - Forum Need help picking cpu for my upgrade - Forum Wanting to upgrade ; need advice - Forum Need advice on upgrade (s) - Forum Need to upgrade - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution WC Aftermath June 13, 2010 4:21:15 AM i would get a 9800 and the amd 99$ quad core processor (9800 or a 5770) with at least 4 gb of ram Mark Heath June 13, 2010 4:34:24 AM 5770 + extra 2GB RAM, then maybe swap the cpu if you have the money BFBC2 freak June 13, 2010 4:51:49 AM Best answer selected by BFBC2 freak. BFBC2 freak June 13, 2010 4:51:55 AM thanks WC and Mark I appreciate both your ideas !!!! WC Aftermath June 13, 2010 4:58:00 AM ok hope you get what you want Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDo I need to upgrade anything? ForumNeed to upgrade PSU ASAP - Help ForumWant to Upgrade processor, need HELP! ForumDo i need to upgrade CPU as well? ForumThink my gtx460 is dying. need an upgrade - please help me choose? ForumNeed a CPU upgrade , help a guy out ForumNeed to upgrade motherboard which one? ForumNeed to upgrade my brother's GPU (currently Radeon HD 5750 1GB) ForumShould I upgrade my video card or hdd to sdd? Forum[Solved] Mobo is shot - need upgrade help Forum[Solved] Time to upgrade, need a hand! ForumNeed oppinions for upgrade ForumNeed Upgrade Advice Forum[Solved] System upgrade to I5-750 need some help ForumNeed Advice on upgrade, 650$ budget More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !