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 Upgrading CPU/Mobo/GPU. Have a good idea, need some advice. - Forum HTPC Build, Need advice on CPU/Mobo/GPU selection - Forum Need help for a friend - Forum Need help choosing an SLI bridge =/ - Forum need help finding laptop motherboards - 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 SolvedJust need help deciding what to choose! Forum SolvedHow to update bios with no signal, need help! Forum SolvedNeed help formatting my old Hard disk Forum SolvedI need a monitor... help me? Forum SolvedNeed Monitor Help Forum SolvedNeed help about the Installation Gtx 970 Forum Solvedhey i need your help Forum SolvedNeed help to choose the best microATX motherboard!!! Forum Solvedneed help on finding parts for a light amd gaming build for around $600-500 Forum SolvedNeed help to build a Fast PC for 500$ (maybe more funds) (hardly any gaming) Forum SolvedFirst time building a gaming PC need help with the build Forum SolvedBeginner need help with overclocking Forum SolvedNeed help - W/ First Gaming PC build Forum SolvedNeed help choosing rest of pc parts Forum Solvedneed help with old game Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !