Help picking next component Tags: Radeon Graphics Last response: November 14, 2012 3:25 AM in Graphics & Displays Share wtrose1 November 13, 2012 3:16:25 AM Well I feel like i need to upgrade something, I am stuck on what to purchase though. I have done a little research and its down to 3 items 1. ARCTIC COOLING ACCEL-X3 Fluid Dynamic VGA Cooler I thought about getting the cooler and overclocking the poweracolor 7870 that i have. 2. Purchase another powercolor 7870 and run a crossfire setup, Mostly to get better benchmarks. (I could not find any really clear details about running a X16,X4 Setup 3. Purchase a new CPU possibly the amd 8350. AMD FX-4170 4.20 stock clock Overclock anywhere from 4.3 to 4.7 usually 64GB SANDISK SSD operating system 1TB SATA III GSKILL 16GB DDR3 16000MHZ ASETEK 510LC 120MM WATERCOOLER with push/pull setup COOLERMASTER ELITE 431 case GIGABYTE GA-970A-UD3 motherboard CORSAIR CMPSU-850TX V2 POWER SUPPLY AMD RADEON 7870 2GB DDR5 PCI-E 3.0 WINDOWS 7 HOME PREMIUM SP1 64-BIT More about : picking component manofchalk November 13, 2012 3:48:57 AM New CPU I think, the 8350 is a good choice. wtrose1 November 13, 2012 5:20:13 PM Ya I'm wondering what will have the best increase in performance Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer manofchalk November 14, 2012 3:25:16 AM For RAM your good, for the GPU you are good for the time being. PSU is a bit overkill to be honest and you are running the OS off an SSD, so thats all good. Only weak link is your low end processor. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Help me pick my next build Forum Picking Some Components Forum Help me pick my next hardware upgrade Forum Help me pick component (motherboard etc) Forum Mid level HTPC build - Need help picking out a CPU/Mobo & Case..please Forum What component should I buy next ? Forum 800-850$ Gaming Build. Need help on picking parts Forum Need help picking a Case & Power Supply Forum Mentally Handicapped Person Needs Help Picking Parts 4 1st Liquid Rig! Forum Help picking a LGA1366 motherboard Forum Need help picking my next motherboard Forum Help picking mobo so i can finalize build Forum Need help picking a 24" display Forum Help With Picking Components Forum Need help picking a case! Forum My game is telling me I need to install Physx, but I have an AMD card? Forum [Solved] Need help with a video card Forum [Solved] Upgrade Help (i have some knowledge) Forum Surround display help please Forum Hdmi eyefninity setup help 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 !