So my parents got me a computer for christmas, it is an hp6823w, with 4 gig's of ram, an ati radeon 4200 hd integrated graphics, and a 250w power supply.
I was wondering what would be a good graphics card/psu to upgrade too, because I am not really sure which graphics card / power supply would be best for the money. I am looking to play some bf3, my last computer, which I had for the longest time, had the ati radeon 9600 and an a7n8x motherboard. It has been a while since I have had a system upgrade and I would greatly appreciate any advice
umm, So someone recommended, "Get a Radeon 5770 on eBay for super cheap and then get a nice 450w or 500w psu on Newegg"
this sounds very appealing to me so far, as lately the only recommendations i have been getting for graphics upgrade is the 6870, - so i'm wondering will a 5770 be adequate for me to play bf3, with the cpu i have?
If master zeon could help me out with this that would be great, in light of what was said in one of my last threads. -
so a 5770 wouldn't be good ? would a 6770 be adequate?
I have a rebranded athlon, if you click the link at the top of this page, it'll take you to my previous thread wherein one of the community members here went over i. I'd really like to upgrade my system
what would be a good 6770, they have an big range in prices. an amd xfx one costs 159 whereas others are for around 100 or less, what makes the amd xfx one more expensive? do i need to look out for anything in particular before buying one?
His is just fine. Tbh with your cpu i wouldnt go higher than a 6790/6850.
Being a dual core in sure you would be able to play bf3 with an upgraded card but you will not be able to max it by any means. The 6770 or 5770 can play well in their price.range but are still on the mid range at best. Just dont expect to max it out and you will be fine
Not just that but your cpu will need to be faster and a quad to get the full power out of anything higher than those cards. There would be no point in getting a faster card if it is choked down by your cpu