CPU:-Amd Phenom II x6 1100t @ 3.3ghz and stock fan
Mobo:- Asus M4A88T-V EVO
Ram:- Corsair ddr3 1333mhz ram (8gb)
GPU:- Ati Radeon Hd4250 Intergrated graphics
PSU:- Hec 550watt psu (17a on a single rail lol)
I am looking to upgrade to an Nvidia graphics card in a couple of months and as i will only be using GPU, i want it to be fast and future proof. i am thinking a getting a gtx 680 , i have about £450 for the graphics card and £100 for the psu, what do you recommend i get?
If you can get the 680 then do it. No questions there.
About the PSU I cannot recommend certain models but Corsair seems to make the best ones. Antec and Seasonic also seem to make good ones.
Something with 500watts or so should be good enough I think
any GTX 680 will do the job, get the one that offers the features you want be it price, free games, better cooler, longer warranty, etc.,
you have a lot of options in your PSU range but anything from corsair, ocz, seasonic, silverstone, enermax, Be Quiet, XFX, antec, or pc power and cooling will do the job. here are some picks but as long as you get a quality one from the brands mentioned, you will be good to go. I would probably go with the corsair if it was my choice.
So while 550 min is recommended, I wouldn't go less than 650 for a single card system as there's no real cost savings. For twin cards and OC'ing both the CPU and GPU's Id do an 850 so as to have enough headroom for voltage stability and capacitor aging.
The Seasonic X series, Corsair HX Series, Antec CP series*, XFX Black or XXX series are at the 10.0 performance level.....
Corsair TX, XFX Core Edition at the 9.5 performance level.