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Friend looking for an upgrade

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January 16, 2013 4:52:57 AM

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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January 16, 2013 5:11:30 AM

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
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January 16, 2013 8:34:35 AM

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/itmdeus8hzz5mnf...

Radeon 7750
http://www.flipkart.com/sapphire-amd-ati-hd-7750-1-gb-g...

MSI B75MA-P45
http://www.flipkart.com/msi-b75ma-p45-motherboard/p/itm...

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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January 26, 2013 5:51:11 AM

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