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I would go with the 760 thumb.gif
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The GTX 760 is a pretty good value right now. The performance is there and the price point is good. You wont have to have much more PSu than what you have but you need a good quality 5-600 w and you'll be set. Should be able to get both real close to your budget limit.
   
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by bluedevil View Post

Or wait for the R9 280 (same as the HD7950 with higher clocks) @ around $250.
http://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-radeon-r9-280,26022.html

 

Its darn near a guarantee that the R9-280 isn't coming out @ $250 when it does actually hit etailers.

post #14 of 18
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Its darn near a guarantee that the R9-280 isn't coming out @ $250 when it does actually hit etailers.

Mmm...I don't believe that. The bitcoin craze is coming to an end soon enough.
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An i5-2400 system won't need more than 150 watts unless there is something like 10 fans and/or hard drives ect (125 is more like it).

A quality 450 watt PSU will run that with most any graphics card but it would be suspect of a noname brand. It would be wise to look at an XFX core edition; excellent budget PSU.

It would be nice if there is enough left for a gtx760 but an HD7870 or gtx660 would be a great upgrade from a 5770.

On a side note:
Been hearing the mining crazy was going to end for a year now . . . just saying.
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Looking at the options I thinking 7870 for about $200 and take the other $100 any upgrade his psu, he's currently running a no name 450w any recommendations on PSUs?

The no name part scares me, but a system with only a 7870/270x or gtx660 should easily be fine with a 450watt. Think my nerd box 2014 evo listed below pulls 350-380watts gaming with everything overclocked. Need to rerun my numbers though since doing an overvolt on the 770.

I just saw a video of a gtx780ti system running off of a quality 450watt...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajiN9aVOv4A&list=UU_SN80_V2GymyCWM2oTYTeg&feature=share&index=1
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You can get a 270x for about 179 now.
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post #18 of 18
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You can get a 270x for about 179 now.
thanks already got the 760
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