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Hey guys i want to upgrade my cpu and gpu i have a fx6100 and want to change it to the fx8320 would that be ideal or should i spent more money on the graphics card
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FX6300 or FX8320 Period. Or get a 7870 XT
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new gpu will be more beneficial.
an HD7850 costs the same with FX8320 so get that instead.
Your GTS 450 wont be enough to bring out the eyecandy on new games at 1080p
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I vote, OC that 6100 and get a HD7870, good bang for buck GPU and it will run all games great smile.gif OR a GTX 660Ti Up to you.
 
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I vote, OC that 6100 and get a HD7870, good bang for buck GPU and it will run all games great smile.gif OR a GTX 660Ti Up to you.

i think will go with that approach ive overclocked my cpu to 4.1 ghz and im thinking of getting this because now i have extra money for the graphics card

http://www.msy.com.au/product.jsp?productId=8724
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I would go for another GTS450 (if you find it) to mount a Sli, or a greater card depending on the games you play and your budget, but processor i think isn't necessary to upgrade, oc it...
Edited by jacqlittle - 3/22/13 at 4:22am
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Get a GPU if you can't get both. That 7950 is good, but if you want both you could go with 6300/8320 and 7850/7870/XT
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I would go for another GTS450 (if you find it) to mount a Sli, or a greater card depending on the games you play and your budget, but processor i think isn't necessary to upgrade, oc it...

1 Beefy GPU is always better then 2 weaker GPU's, remember that. smile.gif
 
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Get a GPU if you can't get both. That 7950 is good, but if you want both you could go with 6300/8320 and 7850/7870/XT

would a 600w powersupply go alright with thermaltake litepower 600w i had to give back the corsair ax750 (mate wanted to rebuild his pc)
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http://lmc.com.au/products/Graphics_Card/PowerColor/579016/PowerColor_ATI_Radeon_HD7950_3GB_GDDR5_PCI-Express3.0_[AX7950-3GBD5-2DH]

planning on getting this i live a 5 min walk from here pretty expensive. I cant go to MSY to far and dont have enough time

will this be alright
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