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What is best graphics card for this configuration?

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Hello,

My computer configuration:

Processor: Core2 Duo E4500 @ 2.20GHz
R.A.M: 5GB DDR2
Motherboard: Intel DG35EC
Present graphics card: Xpertvision 8600GT 512MB

I know I have to upgrade my whole PC, hopefully I'll be doing it when Intel releases their Haswell or when AMD comes out with their Kaveri APU.

In the mean while, what is the perfect graphics card upgrade to my PC, it should be able to run PhysX at almost all settings at High at 1440x900 resolution.
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What PSU? If you have the power, Maybe a higher end 2XX series nVidia GPU, or even a step up in the same family to an 8800.
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For physx at that setting, you would have to go for a GTX 650ti although i'm not sure whether it'll be able to max out every game. You would also have to overclock your proc to ~4.0Ghz to avoid it bottle necking.
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Originally Posted by huzzug View Post

For physx at that setting, you would have to go for a GTX 650ti although i'm not sure whether it'll be able to max out every game. You would also have to overclock your proc to ~4.0Ghz to avoid it bottle necking.

I don't know how to over clock my processor, is there any software available, according my research only BSEL is possible.
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What PSU? If you have the power, Maybe a higher end 2XX series nVidia GPU, or even a step up in the same family to an 8800.

My present PSU is 450W, although I have a 600W PSU in spare.
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http://www.overclock.net/t/341123/intel-bsel-vid-mod-guide

here's a guide to o/c with the BSEL method
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