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Amd athlon ii x2 250 and HD 6850

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June 24, 2012 11:56:40 AM

Hey everybody, I'm going to upgrade my pc. But, I already have Biostar TA 79 GXE, AMD Athlon X2 250 3Ghz, 4gb RAM, 500gb HDD. At first I just want to change my graphic card to HD 6850 and a better PSU, but my concern is will my processor bottleneck HD 6850?
My budget is $250 and i use 1440x900 res. Do I have to buy a new processor as well? For 250$ what is the best way to upgrade my pc? (the graphic card doesn't have to be HD 6850)

Thanks a lot

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June 24, 2012 4:29:15 PM

Well not sure if you are going to appreciate my answer or not but I'd rather get a 6850, A basic antec PSU and a new AM3 Processor

(Just to check out this is your motherboard right http://www.biostar.com.tw/app/en/mb/introduction.php?S_...)

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... (Old Heatsink fan is OK)

I know it's a $25 more, but should do well. If you feel that you don't like spending more than $250 you can get the lower end 7750

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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June 24, 2012 4:50:19 PM

i simply recommend getting a higher resolution monitor where cpu bottlenecking simply finishes!
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