Need help with CPU/MOBO/GPU Tags: New Build GPUs CPUs Systems Product Last response: May 2, 2011 2:54 PM in Systems Share VisceralBowl May 2, 2011 4:02:02 AM I plan on making this purchase in the next 3 days. Alright I currently have : CPU: AMD Phenom II x4 830 @ 2.80 GHz MOBO: AMD 785G And I want to get this: GPU: MSI R5770 Hawk Radeon HD 5770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... All other components are taken care of. My question is. Are these parts compatible? Also, is this a good enough setup for gaming? Current Card: ATI HD 4200 More about : cpu mobo gpu mdd1963 a b à CPUs May 2, 2011 4:30:05 AM the 5770 is a bit weak for some games (Crysis) at some resolutions, IMO; I'd try hard to find funding for either the 5850/6850 or GTX460(1gb) I'd also review benchmarks showing the inexpensive i3/2100 outframing pretty much all x3/x4/X6 cpus in games, save for those clocked perhaps 800-900 Mhz higher than the i3... m 0 l VisceralBowl May 2, 2011 2:00:11 PM Would I be okay though if I overclock my CPU and get the HD5850? he most demanding game I plan on playing is Crysis Warhead and Crysis 2. (No AA) m 0 l Related resources HTPC Build, Need advice on CPU/Mobo/GPU selection - Forum First pc build need some help plz - Forum Need Help choosing parts for 3rd Gaming Build. - Forum Need help with overclocking the Pentium G3258 - Forum Need Help! Is this compatible?! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer banthracis May 2, 2011 2:20:11 PM A 5850 is actually cheaper than 5770's right now, sapphire has dropped their prices to a near ridiculous level right now. $140 sapphire 5850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l VisceralBowl May 2, 2011 2:36:19 PM banthracis said:A 5850 is actually cheaper than 5770's right now, sapphire has dropped their prices to a near ridiculous level right now. $140 sapphire 5850 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Yeah, I was looking at that GPU. But once again. Willl I be fine with the setup and this GPU as is? m 0 l banthracis May 2, 2011 2:54:45 PM Yes you'll be fine. Gaming is much more GPU than CPu limited, especially at higher res with eye candy on. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNeed help building a gaming desktop good for the buck. Forum Solvedneed help installing video card Plz!!!! Forum SolvedI need serious help quickly Forum SolvedUpgrading motherboard need help. Forum Solvedi need help choosing a gpu Forum SolvedNeed help with screen resolution Forum SolvedNew Build.Need Help Forum SolvedNeed help about case and GPU Forum Solvedneed help on builing Forum SolvedNeed help deciding what mobo to buy Forum SolvedNeed help choosing PSU Forum SolvedNeed Help with Newly Built PC! (Built Today) Forum SolvedNeed help with new build not booting Forum SolvedNeed some router help, cant get into netgear router Forum SolvedI need help!!! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !