Hey Guys,

I have two alternatives - build a new PC or upgrade my existing one. I want you guys to recommend parts if i were to UPGRADE my existing computer.

The parts that are on my comp AND DON'T WANT TO CHANGE are:

CPU: Intel Core-i5 650

Motherboard: Intel DH55TC

Optical Drive: Sony RW DVD

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500418AS 500GB


Approximate Purchase Date: December 2012

Budget Range: Full Cost (Including Shipping): $300

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Playing Games, Playing Online, Streaming Videos, Uploading/Editing/Rendering Videos, Using Office Applications,

Are you buying a monitor: Yes (but this is not included in this budget; I'll be buying it separately)

Do you need to buy OS: Yes

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: any

Location: I live in India so u guys just need to tell me which hardware I need to buy; I could see if it is available here.

Parts Preferences: Nothing really

Overclocking: Undecided

SLI or Crossfire: Undecided

Your Monitor Resolution: Please recommend which would be best for gaming...

Additional Comments: Something flashy but this is not a priority.

Why Am I Upgrading: I want a decent PC to run my games and to power powerful applications.
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  1. Depends on the prices for video cards and what you have now. Using onboard video? I would also pick a vender and link it and give us a budget in your local currency.
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