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Is this a good pc for casual gaming ? Or should i upgrade ?

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April 18, 2013 10:58:48 AM

I play games like cod 4 , tf2 , tomb raider 2013 , skyrim , far cry 3 and also edit hd videos for youtube


I have a core 2 Duo 4300 @1.8 ghz
2 gb ddr 2
a Asus eah 5670 1 gb ddr 5 over clocked
And A 500 watt Psu
And a Fox conn g33m02

Or Should i upgrade to a
The system i will be getting is a
AMD X6 Core FX-6100 3.3Ghz
8 gb ddr 3
ASUS M5A78L-M
Same Psu and Maybe the same graphics card Or a amd 7770 . im willing to spend 150 but maybe 200 pounds at max . I already have the os , hardrives and case etc

Thanks Josh
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April 18, 2013 3:22:36 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor (£69.99 @ Maplin Electronics)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£38.38 @ Amazon UK)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£32.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: HIS Radeon HD 7750 2GB Video Card (£67.98 @ Ebuyer)
Total: £209.34
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-04-18 23:22 BST+0100)

This is the best build for your budget ... 6100 is a waste of money.

http://cpuboss.com/cpus/AMD-Phenom-II-X4-965-Black-Edit...
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May 9, 2013 8:45:26 PM

Yes, you should upgrade to the fx-6100, 8GB RAM, new mobo, and upgrade the GPU.

Your system is really weak for gaming, but it can be fixed.
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