Closed Looking to upgrade to HD 6850 Tags: Graphics Cards HD Graphics Product Last response: November 6, 2011 12:46 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Ashishduh October 27, 2011 4:11:42 PM Hello, My current build: Intel Core 2 Duo 4 GB DDR2 800 Apevia 500w http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... BFG Tech GTS 250 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... ASRock G31M-S http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I've decided that the HD 6850 is the best card for my budget but will it work well with my system? If not, any suggestions for upgrades? Thanks. More about : upgrade 6850 sayantan a b U Graphics card October 27, 2011 4:13:24 PM CPU bottleneck is guaranteed.Also it is recommended to change your PSU to some well known brands like xfx,corsair,thermaltake etc. Ashishduh October 27, 2011 4:19:09 PM Upgrading the mobo/psu/cpu would be required I guess? My budget for that would be about $400. Related resources ASUS CM 6850 : Looking to upgrade Graphic Card + PSU - Forum Radeon HD 6850 GPU Upgrade But Is My PSU With These Specs Enough? - Forum HD 6850 , should I double up or upgrade ? - Forum Upgrade from hd 5450 to an hd 6850 ? - Forum Upgrade Geforce 9600 GT to Radeon HD 6850 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer sayantan a b U Graphics card October 27, 2011 4:20:20 PM Including Gfx?? Ashishduh October 27, 2011 4:21:29 PM No, the gfx would be extra. Best solution sayantan a b U Graphics card October 27, 2011 4:26:06 PM I think this would be best: Intel core i5 2300.($180) H67 chipset($60-100) xfx core edition 550($70) 4GB -8GB Ram($30-50 ) Ashishduh October 27, 2011 5:00:49 PM I don't really need the case but I think I'll go with the i5 2500k. Thanks all. cyberkuberiah a b U Graphics card October 27, 2011 5:18:45 PM +1 for 2500k Raiddinn a b U Graphics card October 27, 2011 5:37:13 PM Dont feel bad spending 20 - 25% of your budget on the Power Supply. Ask yourself if you would want to be driving around in a Dodge Viper if it had a Dodge Neon engine in it. The thing delivering the power is just as important as what you power with it. Ashishduh November 6, 2011 12:42:32 AM Best answer selected by Ashishduh. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumUpgrading my XFX 1GB HD6850 thinking of going nVidia ForumIs it worth upgrading from a HD 6850 to a HD 7870 ForumAMD Radeon™ HD 6850 VS GeForce GTX 275 ForumUpgrading HD 6850 ForumHD radeon 6850 upgrade ForumHD 6850 to GTX 670 ForumHD6850 in a min itx ForumCrossfiring HD 6850 's makes NO FPS difference? ForumATI Radeon HD 6850 on 450W PSU ForumSapphire HD 6850 2GB Stock ForumAMD Driver display has stopped responding for HD6850 ForumAsus 660ti DCU2 SLI, 680 DCU2 TOP or 7970 Matrix Forum[Solved] Best quick upgrade Forum[Solved] Looking to Upgrade my GTS 450 - 225$ budget Forum6850 crossfire problems. More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !