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I would keep the 7850 and buy another 7850 tbh.
2 7850's in CF is just great performance for little money.
I bought these 2 7850's for the same price as my previous GTX670, the 7850's vastly outperform the GTX670 and also the GTX680 and 7970 by alot.
Here are some links from my own 3D mark 11 profile:
The 7850's
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/4217396
The GTX670
http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/4217396
Both cards were overclocked to there max.
Keep in mind the 7850's were done on the 12.6 drivers and would score a bit higher now with 12.11 drivers.

This is also another good choice.. You could possibly get a better motherboard down the road or get an adapter (make one?) that lets the GTS450 run in a regular PCI slot.
 
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OK guys I think I have made my mind:
I think going HD 7950 way is more future proof, as there will be an option of buying another one in the future and getting them crossfired. So at this time I will stick to my GTS 450 and just change the main card. I will obviously buy myself a good full plate water block for it and the universal one which is sitting on the HD 7850 I will move onto the GTS 450.

Thanks a ton to everyone who decided to help me...
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OK guys I think I have made my mind:
I think going HD 7950 way is more future proof, as there will be an option of buying another one in the future and getting them crossfired. So at this time I will stick to my GTS 450 and just change the main card. I will obviously buy myself a good full plate water block for it and the universal one which is sitting on the HD 7850 I will move onto the GTS 450.
Thanks a ton to everyone who decided to help me...

good decision. good luck with your watercooling. the HD 7950 is a beast at 1.2 Ghz and can actually beat GTX 680 overclocked with the latest 12.11 beta drivers.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1318674/tpu-amd-announces-never-settle-catalyst-12-11-driver-update/150#post_18428759
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