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Anyone got any recommendations for an upgrade to my rig? Im thinking either water cooling (Corsair H60 or similar) or a 6670 (for running dual graphics with my llano). Id be happy to hear anyone elses opinion on a good upgrade and maybe a good cpu cooler. My budget will be around the £80 mark.

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Anyone got any recommendations for an upgrade to my rig? Im thinking either water cooling (Corsair H60 or similar) or a 6670 (for running dual graphics with my llano). Id be happy to hear anyone elses opinion on a good upgrade and maybe a good cpu cooler. My budget will be around the £80 mark.
Thanks, NinjaDuck

I would get a high end graphics card, something in the 68** or 69** series...
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Don't get the H60. Not worth the cash. Get a H80 for a little bit more cash if you want to, but the H60 is not worth it.

Don't buy any GPUs yet. There will be the 28nm chips, unless you want to go dual graphics and stuff then wait for HD 7000 or GTX 600
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I would get a high end graphics card, something in the 68** or 69** series...

He's got a Llano.

OP, I don't know. If your temps are good, I really don't know what you would need.

Can't Llano's be hybrid crossfired with HD 6670 ?
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post #5 of 33
Get this instead - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161377

Hybrid-crossfiring a 6670 will not fetch substantial performance gains. You can't OC an APU by too much since the integrated chipset gets OC'd as well. You hit a wall sooner that way. That would render an H60 pretty much useless.
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post #6 of 33
I like how he says he has about 110 USD and people are suggesting 6900/7900 GPUs.
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I like how he says he has about 110 USD and people are suggesting 6900/7900 GPUs.

His budget is exactly 125$

That's why i suggested a 6790-based card.
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post #8 of 33
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I believe you can overclock the gpu side of the apu by dropping the multiplier and increasing the base clock. I have a window case so water cooling looks good also im hitting 70 degrees under load which is a bit high for my liking. My current cpu cooler is also extremely loud. I dont play very many graphics intensive games so I wouldn't benefit from a high end card. Thats why I was thinking hybrid crossfire. Although llano cant be overclocked very much from what iv read if you can increase the gpu speed you can see good fps gains.

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post #9 of 33
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His budget is exactly 125$
That's why i suggested a 6790-based card.

You did. Not everyone else.
post #10 of 33
Buy a HD 5870 here, better than almost all the cards out there. It's the equivalent of the HD 6950. It only costs a little bit more than your budget, so just save a tad more and buy one. Best bang for your buck.
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