Buying new hardware Tags: Homebuilt Computer Components Systems Last response: February 9, 2012 5:28 AM in Systems Share m16si February 8, 2012 8:01:25 PM I will soon buy new components for my computer. Currently i have: Core 2 duo E8200 4Gig of RAM Gigabyte ep35c-ds3r motherboard Radeon 6850 1GB 650W chieftec PSU And i will swap RAM,CPU and MB. Which components should i buy for about 300-350€ ? I mainly use my computer for gaming and i would like to play upcoming games like: Max payne 3, Mass effect 3, Diablo 3, . . . I don't know which cpu to buy (i3, i5 or Phenom II X6 T1055 for example?) Please help me taking this hard choice and compiling my new rig. Many thanks, M16si More about : buying hardware guavasauce February 8, 2012 8:56:09 PM if you plan of using the same gfx card, either cpu brand will do you just fine. i would go with the less cost route. even a phenom 2 x4 and that card would be a solid mix. m16si February 8, 2012 9:06:19 PM Could you paste some links or specific models... im really confused with all the models put out in the market today Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer nikorr a b B Homebuilt system February 9, 2012 5:28:44 AM This topic has been moved from the section CPU & Components to section Systems by Nikorr Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedi want to be sure i wont have any issues with the system i am interested in buying(new to computer hardware) Forum when buying a new computer, what hardware can be used for both personal and a consulting business? Forum Buying New Hardware for GAMING Forum SolvedPlanning to buy a new computer, need advice on my hardware choice Forum Need advice for buying some new Hardware :) Forum Buying new hardware, worried about compatibility... Forum SolvedBuying hardware help Forum SolvedHardware changes for buying a graphics card Forum Should I buy a new Computer or should I upgrade hardware? Forum Best Hardware that $2000 can buy? (new build) Forum SolvedVideo editing and transcoding new hardware Forum SolvedHardware Compatibility For New Gaming Build. Forum SolvedHow will long can I keep up to new games with this hardware? Forum SolvedGTX 570 vs HD7770, Worth buying older hardware? Forum SolvedVery low FPS across all games depite new hardware Forum Solvedis it worth buying new graphic card Forum SolvedDid I make a mistake buying a new computer with an integrated card? Forum SolvedBuying new graphic card. Forum Solvedbuying new computer 800$ and less Forum SolvedAdvice on buying a new PC for around £400 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !