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Upgrading Gaming PC - $1000 Budget
Dec 3, 2011, 3:05 AM
This Christmas I will be purchasing some components to upgrade my gaming pc.
The components I want to upgrade are my:
I currently have (in same order):
CPU - Intel Core 2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz
Mobo - Gigabyte EP45-DS3P
RAM - 4GB (not sure what ddr)
Video Card - ATI HD 4870
PSU - EzCool (no name brand) 550w
My budget is $1000, I will not be overclocking (never done it and don't plan on it atm).
I'm from Australia so I will be ordering from www.pccasegear.com.au
This is what I was originally going to get (totalled at $625 not incl. postage).
It doesn't include the psu because my current psu can run the gtx 560.
Because it is $400 under my budget, I want to know what I should get.
Dec 3, 2011
upgrading gaming 1000 budget
Dec 3, 2011, 3:17 AM
Hello my friend. Since you are not overclocking anything. I suggest you get a H61 motherboard.
Gigabyte H61 motherboard.
Get a GTX 560ti not a 560.
I would suggest gettting this 560ti
Dec 3, 2011, 5:04 AM
After talking to a friend, this is what I've come up with.
Does it seem alright?
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Dec 3, 2011, 5:07 AM
Pretty good for OC and SLI.
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