$300 upgrade for my rig

Hey guys i wanted some help with a little uprgading. My current rig should be down there in my sig vvvvv :D. So my question is what can i upgrade that will have the most impact on gaming with $300? I was thinking replacing the 460 with a 7850 would that be the best bang for my buck or is there better options?
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  1. The 7850 is the best 250 dollar upgrade with the other 50 i would get a 60 gb ssd for your os
  2. I'm in the same boat with my gtx 460, the 7850 is a nice upgrade but I haven't found my 460 in need of more unless you play many shooters ( I stick to rpgs). Also if you do play shooters a nice 120hz monitor wouldn't be a bad choice, but then again you would probably need the gpu upgrade (double edged sword).

    I am patiently waiting for the 660ti if not then the next gen of either ati or nvidia.

    Need a new case (get some great airflow in your system)? Or maybe an SSD?
  3. 2fast4thetown_down said:
    The 7850 is the best 250 dollar upgrade with the other 50 i would get a 60 gb ssd for your os



    Thanls for the response the 7850 seems to be the best way to go now since theres no gtx 660 yet. could i get a ssd for $50? last i saw they where more in the $100s for a 32gb but i have not looked in a while....
  4. shockerfest said:
    I'm in the same boat with my gtx 460, the 7850 is a nice upgrade but I haven't found my 460 in need of more unless you play many shooters ( I stick to rpgs). Also if you do play shooters a nice 120hz monitor wouldn't be a bad choice, but then again you would probably need the gpu upgrade (double edged sword).

    I am patiently waiting for the 660ti if not then the next gen of either ati or nvidia.

    Need a new case (get some great airflow in your system)? Or maybe an SSD?



    Haha ya i play lots of shooters games like AVP and metro 2033 will drop me to 20-25 fps and i already use a 120hz HD TV. Im good on the case and maybe a ssd not sure if that would really increase my gaming abilties......
  5. nutmanmatt said:
    Thanls for the response the 7850 seems to be the best way to go now since theres no gtx 660 yet. could i get a ssd for $50? last i saw they where more in the $100s for a 32gb but i have not looked in a while....


    Look at this

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227811

    $50 after mir
  6. 2fast4thetown_down said:


    well ill be darned :D but looking around i found this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227728 whould that be better since the read and write speeds are way faster.
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