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I'm currently running a Pentium 4 with 1.75 Gb ram and a 8800Gt so above 20 FPS is playable to me! (though i would prefer 30 for recording video) I will be playing low end games like Minecraft and at best Skyrim. I just don't think a 8800GT would be able to handle it.

Before upgrading the GPU consider upgrading the CPU to atleast a pentium dual core and if possible a core i3. Skyrim requires a good CPU. A Pentium 4 will bottleneck a HD 7850. so seriously plan for a better CPU. HD 7850 should do fine with games like skyrim thumb.gif
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post #12 of 17
Thread Starter 
This graphics card will be brought alongside a:
i5-2500K
New Motherboard
8Gb DDR3.
You didn't really think i could run SKYRIM on a P4?!?!?!
If your wondering about the CPU i will be doing video editing in HD and i thought seeming as i have enough money i should think to the future
Edited by Rx14 - 10/24/12 at 12:02pm
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post #13 of 17
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This graphics card will be brought alongside a:
i5-2500K
New Motherboard
8Gb DDR3.
You didn't really think i could run SKYRIM on a P4?!?!?!
If your wondering about the CPU i will be doing video editing in HD and i thought seeming as i have enough money i should think to the future

yeah. you are well set. Get a HD 7850 2GB and overclock it.

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=GX-306-SP&groupid=701&catid=56&subcat=411
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post #14 of 17
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Would a GTX550Ti do the job for what i want to do?
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post #15 of 17
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Would a GTX550Ti do the job for what i want to do?

definitely no.
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post #16 of 17
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Thanks. I will wait until i have a budget then update you on the situation. (After Christmas)
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post #17 of 17
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This would be a good choice of graphics card because i could buy another one if i ever needed to improve graphics performance and put them in Crossfire. (I did mean the HD 7850 2GB)
Edited by Rx14 - 10/24/12 at 1:09pm
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