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Best gpu for my amd4100 4.2ghz

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October 7, 2012 5:51:55 PM

Currently have 180£ budget for new psu and gpu, not rich enough for CPU as well.

What's the best gpu and psu I get with my current cheap rig

Amd FX 4.2ghz 4100
22" 1080p LCD tv use a hdmi
8gb 1333 ram
1tb hard drive
Gigabyte motherboard
450w psu
6670 2gb sapphire ----------upgrading £180 budget shared for new psu too


I want too play latest games on medium/high if not better if you could tell me the best gpu I could get for my cheap rig , and graphics I would get from the gpu in terms of medium/high/fps etc

Cod/bf3 and WoW mainly

Thanks a lot if u can help a clueless chap :) 

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October 7, 2012 7:36:12 PM

Bump :) 
October 7, 2012 7:41:08 PM

Go with a Radeon 7750 - that way you won't have to upgrade your PSU.
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October 7, 2012 7:53:48 PM

What PSU model do yo have? Some 450W rated units can handle a Radeon 7950 or GTX 670 in your situation perfectly fine whereas some would struggle with anything more than a 7750.
October 7, 2012 8:08:47 PM

This is the best card in that price range.
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-radeon-hd-7870-t...
Just make sure you've got a high quality power supply.I know only one 450W power supply that can handle the card and it's a very high quality unit made by XFX.

Otherwise if you're not sure what you power supply is, then buy this card instead.
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-gtx-660-twin-fro...(x16)-6008mhz-gddr5-gpu-1033mhz-boost-1098mhz-cores-9
It's about 5% slower but it will most likely going to run on a a normal 450W PSU without any problems.

OR if your power supply is made by a unknown or low quality brand, you shouldn't buy a card more powerfull than the HD 7750
http://www.cclonline.com/product/76170/11202-00-20G/Gra...

Here are some brands that make high quality power supplies.
Antec, Corsair, XFX, Seasonic, Silverstone, OCZ, Enermax, PC Power & Cooling, Fortron (FSP)

And here are some brands that usualy make low quality power supplies at that wattage range :
Cooler Master , Codegen , Spire, Logisys
October 7, 2012 8:11:38 PM

Kamen_BG said:
This is the best card in that price range.
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-radeon-hd-7870-t...
Just make sure you've got a high quality power supply.I know only one 450W power supply that can handle the card and it's a very high quality unit made by XFX.

Otherwise if you're not sure what you power supply is, then buy this card instead.
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/2gb-msi-gtx-660-twin-fro...(x16)-6008mhz-gddr5-gpu-1033mhz-boost-1098mhz-cores-9
It's about 5% slower but it will most likely going to run on a a normal 450W PSU without any problems.

OR if your power supply is made by a unknown or low quality brand, you shouldn't buy a card more powerfull than the HD 7750
http://www.cclonline.com/product/76170/11202-00-20G/Gra...

Here are some brands that make high quality power supplies.
Antec, Corsair, XFX, Seasonic, Silverstone, OCZ, Enermax, PC Power & Cooling, Fortron (FSP)

And here are some brands that usualy make low quality power supplies at that wattage range :
Cooler Master , Codegen , Spire, Logisys


Antec has an excellent 450W PSU that can handle more than a 7870. XFX doesn't make PSUs, their PSUs are made by Seasonic. I think that this Antec 450W is also made by Seasonic.
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