Hello all, I have an Inspiron 580 6gb i3 550 and was thinking of upgrading my PSU to an Ultra LSP550 550-Watt Power Supply and the videocard to either a Sapphire 5830, or 5850, though the 5850 is pretty expensive in my price range. I've also been thinking of getting the gtx 460 since I read some good things about that one too. Considering the low grade cpu I have, would it be insane to also maybe get a 700w psu for crossfire if I ever figured out how to do it in the future?
I'm pretty new at this stuff. Are those picks good? Should I upgrade my cpu first? thanks in advance.
If 5850 is expensive 7950 is more expensive than that. Go with 6790 or 5830.Don't upgrade your CPU because it will be fine with 5830 or 6790. Your CPU is a must upgrade when you upgrade to a much powerfull card like 6970 ,570,580 or higher.