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Hey

i´d try to get a better CPU (2nd hand?!) for your socket and also the 7850.. i guess you have at least 4 gigs of ram what
will be enough to run still win7 on it.

What would be your maximum budget?

I only have $330 right now. I have 8GB of DDR3 RAM. I'm mostly concerned with getting a GPU and monitor right now, CPU/Mobo will come later. If I upgrade CPU, I need to upgrade my Motherboard as it's one that comes with an HP computer so I can't overclock with it.
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I only have $330 right now. I have 8GB of DDR3 RAM. I'm mostly concerned with getting a GPU and monitor right now, CPU/Mobo will come later. If I upgrade CPU, I need to upgrade my Motherboard as it's one that comes with an HP computer so I can't overclock with it.
Get your card and if you aren't satisfied with the gain then upgrade your CPU/motherboard/whatever.
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reference is reference....

If you're looking for specialty cards, then yes, it matters a lot.

If you are looking for customer service, then absolutely, the brand/company is the most important part. lol.
 
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Adobe AIR.

ah thanks for clearing that up for me thumb.gif
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Brand matters, but some of the best cards I've owned were the cheapest. Such as: HiS, Powercolor, Diamond, etc.
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