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Any of the Phenom IIs would do fine. You would then need to upgrade your video card more than likely. The 460 was a good recommendation for a budget card.

The PSU is the Power Supply. Where your power cord plugs into. If it is not good enough (Max Wattage, But quality also counts here), it won't push enough power to your new CPU or Video Card, so you may have to upgrade that too.
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Do i really have to buy a new gpu?
and does thermal paste come with your cpu? or should i buy that to?
And how do i find out my psu?

Thanks for the quick responses and helpful answers!
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Do i really have to buy a new gpu?
and does thermal paste come with your cpu? or should i buy that to?
And how do i find out my psu?

Thanks for the quick responses and helpful answers!
yes you do, a good GPU is needed to play any game.
thermal paste doesn't come with a cpu, only with heat sinks/ fans.
well you could open up your pc tower, it should either be on the top back or lower back, read the labels on the PSU or take a pic and upload, I'm sure people will be more than happy to tell you how much power your PSU is actually supplying
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yes you do, a good GPU is needed to play any game.
thermal paste doesn't come with a cpu, only with heat sinks/ fans.
well you could open up your pc tower, it should either be on the top back or lower back, read the labels on the PSU or take a pic and upload, I'm sure people will be more than happy to tell you how much power your PSU is actually supplying
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I think i can bether buy a new pc, the prices are higher if i buy new stuff for this pc.
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Ow yes what pc do you recomend in good value and price? and what cpu and gpu do you peaple recommend
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for gaming you should look at a i5 750/760/2500k or am3 Athlon II/Phenom II Quad's

GPU wise 5850's are a great value as is the 460 768mb/1GB

It depends on your budget
    
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