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Upgrading GF8600 GT with $150 budget

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November 24, 2012 9:47:07 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: This week or the upcoming holidays (Christmas)

BUDGET RANGE: Under $150 (prefer under $100) USD

USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Skyrim, Battlefield 3, or Assassins Creed 3 at Medium to High Settings

CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: Geforce 8600 GT (GDDR3) and Cooler Master RS-550-PCAR-E3 550 Watts

OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: The OS and Motherboard specs are listed below....

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Doesn't matter

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA

PARTS PREFERENCES: Nvidia cards, CUDA, PhyX, DirectX 11 (if possible), and SLI.

OVERCLOCKING: Maybe

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1440x900

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: The internal chipset gpu (whatnot) Geforce 8300(?) is fryed and doesn't work. Not sure if it affects the installation of the external GPU I am planning to get (whatever it is), so I am probably sticking with Nvidia brand
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OPERATION SYSTEM

Windows 7 Ultimate - 32-bit OS

AMD Phenom 9850 Quad-Core Processor 2.5 Ghz

4.00 GB of Ram (3.25 GB usable)

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MOTHERBOARD

Here is a website containing details of it: http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD_AM2Plus/M3N78EM/#s...

If it doesn't bring it up, goto Asus website and search for a M3N78-EM motherboard.

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Future thanks for all of you who replies!

-Rice

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November 25, 2012 1:29:36 AM

I wish I could recommend a Radeon so bad right now.
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