What CPU/Graphics Card should I buy? Tags: CPUs Graphics Cards Last response: May 16, 2012 7:15 PM in CPUs Share paulman May 16, 2012 6:05:35 PM So i'm on a budget and i needed to know what cpu and graphic should i buy the i3 2120 + hd6870 or a i5 2400 + hd6850 Which one is going to need a later upgrade? and which one is better for gaming? More about : cpu graphics card buy SSri a b à CPUs May 16, 2012 6:27:48 PM Please answer the following: What do you need the system for? Gaming, Computing, General...? Where do you live? What's your budget? thanks Shayshunk May 16, 2012 7:15:30 PM Easily the i5 2400 I would think, the performance you gain from the quad-core outmatches the performance you would gain from a 6870 compared to a 6850, besides, you can overclock the 6850 and achieve comparable performance. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumBest CPU/Graphics card compatable with 380W EarthWatts PSU ForumBest CPU/Graphics for the $$$ ForumI want to avoid CPU/Graphics bottleneck ForumCPU&Graphics identification ForumHP or Asus which should i get? ForumThinking to buy this system, tell me what u think... ForumBalancing CPU/Graphics card performance ForumShould my pc need extra fan? ForumI hate these posts BUT, which to upgrade. Cpu/Graphics ForumShould i overclock this system? ForumWhat Graphic Card should i buy ? ForumWhat is bottle necking my performance in WoW/TF2? ForumWhat wireless card should I buy for Dell Optiplex 745? ForumI have 250w what graphic card should i buy ? ForumCPU/Graphic Card choice for Media Center PC ForumWhat graphics card should I buy ? ForumWhat vide card should I buy ? ForumWhat Graphics Card should I buy ForumWant to upgrade my CPU/Graphic Card ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !