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Friend looking for an upgrade

My friend has finally decided that he needs an upgrade.
His rig-
AMD Phenom II X2 555 BE @ 3.2 GHz
MSI HD 5750
GIGABYTE MA785GM-US2H
500 Watt PSU

He wants a new GPU which can run the latest games @ possibly maximum (or) he is anxious to crossfire but then i dont think that crossfiring low end GPUs is a good option .
For the new GPU he will need a new PSU and he will be overclocking and also a mobo which supports crossfire for futureproofing

He will be using the same CPU and max budget is INR 20000 (approx.400$)

His site preference is flipkart.com or just suggest a GPU which we can find locally. He also wants something which can do Crysis 3
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  1. cheapest 7870 and PSU xfx 650
    in US it is 320 usd. in india it should be at higher place so that i leave room for price difference
  2. Best answer
    That CPU will surely Bottleneck every GPU.
    He would have to change everything.

    The Best you can get is this

    i3 3220
    http://www.flipkart.com/intel-i3-3220/p/itmdeus8hzz5mnfh?pid=PSRDEUR2HEEGFCWR&ref=afd6492b-a94e-4958-ad08-453e65508db2&srno=t_1&otracker=from-search&query=i3%203220

    Radeon 7750
    http://www.flipkart.com/sapphire-amd-ati-hd-7750-1-gb-gddr5-graphics-card/p/itmd7th7wdspnbrh?pid=GRCD7TGZBJSTR5YD&icmpid=reco_pp_same_graphics_card_graphics_card_1

    MSI B75MA-P45
    http://www.flipkart.com/msi-b75ma-p45-motherboard/p/itmdekmkw4czwyga?pid=MBDDEKGRSBE8BDJZ&ref=2232b1ae-1b11-437f-ac24-0cc8e3ca3015&srno=t_1&otracker=from-search&query=msi%20b75ma-p45%20motherboard

    A Radeon 7750 will be fine with that Unknown PSU he has.
    It doesn't require any outer PSU Connection, It draws power from PCIe slot only.


    @AMD Radeon, cheapest 7870 is about 18,000.
    Thats leaves 2000 for a PSU (No PSU of over 300w come in that range)
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