i have the following configuration
intel dh61ww motherboard
biostar geforce 210 o/c @ 661/1573/560
2*2 gb simmtronics ram@1333mhz
iball piano 18 case
lg e2060 monitor @1600*900
wd caviar blue 7200rpm 16mb cache sata 2 3 gbit/sec
i wanted to buy a zotac gtx 550 ti and a corsair cx 430 watt psu
at what settings would i be able to play bf3 @1600*900?
will the psu be sufficient to power my rig?
any answers are appreciated
A GTX 550Ti would be a big step up from a 210 and the Corsair will handle things fine.
If you can get a few more dollars this video card is going to have a slight edge over the 550Ti due to the 256 bit video bus. HIS H679F1GD Radeon HD 6790 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16
This might give you an idea of what a 550Ti will do in BF3. Look at the GTX 460 benchmarks as they more closely approximate a 550Ti in this case. http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/battlefield-3-graph...
Agreed - I am using a 560 and a 560ti (especially the ones with 448 processing cores) would be a nice way to run on high settings without hiccups on the Karkand maps. Might also be worth it to double your system RAM down the road.