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December 16, 2010 4:10:54 PM

Hi everyone,

I would like to start by listing my system specs:
MSI P55-CD53 (not SLI/crossfire!)
i7 860 @ 3.6GHz
Palit GTX 260
CoolerMaster 500W power supply
6GB DDR3 RAM (with overclock speeds are 1312mhz ??)
2x 1TB HDD's
If I need to send you dxdiag, tell me!

Now, lately I have been wanting to upgrade my GTX 260 for higher fps, ofcourse. But there are so many choices now, I do not know where to go. Currently, I think I should wait for end of 2011 and get a new GPU then, when Nvidia will have the Kepler series GPU. Will my gtx 260 suffice for the next year? I am only 15 and I do not have a lot of money, but I can save up. (Currently about 340 euro- $450). I know I will need a new power supply for a high end GPU. ! Any tips on when/what to upgrade??
And, recently one of my memory slots stopped working, all 3 of my RAMs did not operate in it. So I had to put the RAM in different slots.. does this affect the performance?
Thanks everyone
Olivier

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December 16, 2010 4:21:37 PM

You can get a good power supply like the Corsair 650 TX and a GTX 570 for that price.
December 16, 2010 4:35:54 PM

get gtx 480 or gtx 570,you just need to upgrade psu.what ever you do?good luck.
December 16, 2010 5:19:28 PM

nope my motherboard doesnt support SLI. :( 
wouldn't it be smarter to upgrade next year though? With the Nvidia kepler series..
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