Upgrade video card or new desktop Tags: CPUs Desktops Graphics Cards Last response: October 12, 2011 2:02 AM in CPUs Share bulikoy September 20, 2011 2:47:52 PM my current desktop P5qpl-am e7500 4gb ddr2 9500gt 600watts psu AOC 19" LCD i can play old games but i wanted to play new titles in medium settings 1024X768 resolution. and im planning to buy a new card HD 6850 ($152)or build a new desktop: CPU: Amd Phenom II x4 955 3.2ghz be MOBO: am3+ Gigabyte GA-990FXA-D3 RAM: Gskill Ripjaws X 8gb 4gbx2 Ddr3 1333 CL9 0r 4gb 2gbx2 DDR3 1600 Total: $294 (14760 in phillipines peso) of course this is a hard earned money working $16 a day. new card or new desktop? More about : upgrade video card desktop | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove saint19 CPUs Master Graphics card Authority September 20, 2011 3:30:20 PM Hard choice, I'd go with the new rig and add a better GPU in future. | Report abuse loneninja CPUs Master Graphics card Expert September 20, 2011 5:42:29 PM New rig won't play games any better if you keep using that 9500GT. | Report abuse bulikoy October 12, 2011 2:02:10 AM Update: i forget about CPU upgrade i just bought myself a Sapphire HD 6850 and i'm happy with the results. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Upgrade video card or new desktop> Related ressources: ForumBuy a new Video card or new desktop ? ForumShould I upgrade my video card or go with a new HDD? ForumNeed for a new video card in my desktop ForumVideo Card Upgrade on HP Desktop ForumUpgrade video card of old desktop PC. ForumBest Video Card for older Desktop ForumNew Graphics Card making desktop sluggish? ForumInspiron 1545 video card upgrade ForumPre-built Dell - looking to upgrade the video card ForumDell Inspiron 530 Desktop upgrade video graphics card ForumUpgrading video card in sony vaio desktop ForumUpgrading video card on a Dell Studio Slim desktop ForumShould I buy a new desktop or a new graphics card ForumAcer aspire x1700 video card upgrade ForumI need a new graphics card for my Imicro 813 Custom Built Desktop Com Forum212 evo fan replacement ForumAlternative to embedded sound card? ForumSimple Upgrade? ForumCan Anyone Find A Video Of This Case: Rosewill R101-P-BK Forum[Solved] Intel i7-990x Extreme or i7 2600k for video editing? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !