Hello, i want to upgrade my computers video card and probably also power supply because they are both crap, remember that this is my first time doing anything to my pc, i am a total newbie in this area. I am planning to spend around 300 dollars or euros, since i live in the Netherlands.
Approximate Purchase Date: within a month or so.
Budget Range: (e.g.: 300-400) 300 dollars or euros, can be like 20 dollars more or less, shipping not included
System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming, surfing the internet, skype, using pc as a (minecraft) server, school work,
Are you buying a monitor: No, already have one
Parts to Upgrade: GPU and PSU
Do you need to buy OS: No.
Preferred Website(s) for Parts: nope
Location: Ede GLD (GeLDerland, province), the Netherlands, Europe, the world, the Milky way
Parts Preferences: i've heard that amd gpu's are better and cheaper, but have no idea
SLI or Crossfire: No
Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080
Additional Comments: I would like to play games like skyrim, bf3, MoH warfighter on NORMAL or low settings (don't need ultra)
And Most Importantly, Why Are You Upgrading: I can't play the newer games
CPU: QuadCore Intel Core i5-3450, 3300 MHz (33 x 100)
One more question: everybody is saying that your motherboard matters, i am really paranoïd about this, will my motherboard be able to run this gfx card and can it run like a gtx 690 or do i then need to upgrade my mobo?