Upgrading from Radeon HD 6450 Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: September 10, 2012 11:28 AM in Graphics & Displays Share JDSjoel September 8, 2012 9:30:38 AM Hello i am thinking of buying a new graphics card for my pc my budget is £180 at the most. USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT rimary use will be for gaming. CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY:current GPU is a AMD Radeon HD 6450 and my PSU is a unbranded 500w OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: CPU AMD FX 4170 @4.3GHz RAM 16GB Ballistic sport @1600 Mobo is a ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 with pci express 2.0 PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Overclockers uk, novatech or any UK based store PARTS PREFERENCES:Would prefer ATi/AMD but i will try nVidia if its better price for performance OVERCLOCKING verclocking:Maybe Crossfire/Sli:Maybe MONITOR RESOLUTION:1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:Must be able to run ArmA 3 More about : upgrading radeon 6450 mohit9206 a b U Graphics card September 8, 2012 10:27:23 AM first upgrade that unbranded psu .. it wont be able to handle any hi end graphics card.. for about your bugdet i would suggest a radeon hd 7870 or a gtx560 ti XXStavrosXX a b U Graphics card September 8, 2012 10:37:21 AM HD 7850 is what you are looking for. Related resources Upgrading my Radeon HD 6450 Video Card - 1GB - Forum Upgrading AMD Radeon HD 6450 - Forum Advice on upgrading from a Radeon HD 6450 - Forum amd radeon hd 6450 upgrade with $300 budget - Forum Upgrading from an AMD radeon HD 6450, need advice - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Sunius a c 291 U Graphics card September 8, 2012 11:07:51 AM There you go . You do need to upgrade that power supply! PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card (£154.79 @ Scan.co.uk) Power Supply: Corsair 430W 80 PLUS Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£35.28 @ Ebuyer) Total: £190.07 (Prices include shipping and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2012-09-08 12:07 BST+0100) JDSjoel September 8, 2012 1:27:17 PM Thanks i think im settled on a 7850 but i would like a power suply that i could maybe use for crossfire in the future. Sunius a c 291 U Graphics card September 8, 2012 1:39:12 PM I see. This one should work nicely then: http://www.scan.co.uk/products/650w-corsair-enthusiast-... JDSjoel September 8, 2012 3:27:12 PM http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=CA... Is this a good PSU? Sunius a c 291 U Graphics card September 8, 2012 3:37:37 PM No, it's poor quality. Go with quality brands: Antec, Seasonic, FSP, PC Power&Cooling, Corsair, XFX. JDSjoel September 9, 2012 10:26:19 AM Would my CPU bottleneck a 7850 or 7870? willyroc September 9, 2012 11:10:28 AM Only in certain games. In Arma 3, yes, your CPU may be the bottleneck (based on Arma 2's current state). JDSjoel September 9, 2012 12:53:14 PM willyroc said:Only in certain games. In Arma 3, yes, your CPU may be the bottleneck (based on Arma 2's current state). Im also thinking of upgrading my CPU to a FX 8150 or the 8350 when it is released. Also is this a suitable PSU? http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/powersupp... willyroc September 10, 2012 11:28:35 AM JDSjoel said:Im also thinking of upgrading my CPU to a FX 8150 or the 8350 when it is released. Also is this a suitable PSU? http://www.novatech.co.uk/products/components/powersupp... Yes, it is. However, I'd say get the card first, and hold out on the CPU until it is properly benched. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Upgrading my AMD Radeon HD 6450 Forum Upgrading from AMD Radeon™ HD 6450. Forum Upgrading from a Radeon HD 6450, $200 Budget, For Gaming Forum Solvedlooking to upgrade from RADEON HD 6450 Forum SolvedAMD Radeon HD 6450 Upgrade Forum Upgrading a AMD Radeon HD6450 1GB, $250 budget Forum Graphics card upgrade from AMD radeon HD 6450 Forum Upgrade Video card Gateway SX2800-01 WITH DIAMOND AMD Radeon™ HD 6450 PCIE 1GB GDDR3 Video Graphics Card??? Forum AMD Radeon HD 6450 want to upgrade? Forum SolvedWill the Asus ATI Radeon HD6450 1Gb run on a 275 watt power supply? Forum SolvedWhats the max safe voltage for a ATI Radeon HD 6450 Forum SolvedSet up dual graphics with an AMD A10-7850k apu and a Radeon HD 6450 Forum SolvedIs Intel i5 4430 compatible with Gigabyte H87M-D3H Motherboard and Asus AMD/ATI Radeon HD 6450 1 GB DDR3 Graphics Card?! Forum SolvedWill Sapphire Flex AMD Radeon HD 6450 work on my Intel processor? Forum SolvedAMD A6 5400K + Radeon HD6450 vs. AMD A10 5800K Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !