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Anyways op, what you said would work I think but go for a card with more RAM on it. Although then again if your on a budget the 512 version will work fine.
thanks for the input. i think im gonna stay witht he 512mb card to save $$$ cause the resolution he plays at is really small. i think he is running a 256mb 9400gt right now. the 512mb will be more than enough for the resolution he plays at.
    
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I second the idea of getting used parts.
That seems to be the most logical thing to do when you are a on a tight budget.
You should save on the processor by getting a used one, cause once you slap on the heatsink, nobody's going to look at it again. Either it works(usually does) or it doesnt.

Also you can save alot by buying a used gpu. Mid-High end gpus can be had for much less when buying used.
Motherboards are ok to buy new if you are buying cheap ones, as the price is already low and difference in performance is not much.

Consider a used 4850 or 4870.
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we might be going in a different direction. i guess he found a computer we might be able to salvage from.
    
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we might be going in a different direction. i guess he found a computer we might be able to salvage from.
In case you still stick with what you were working on: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-14150322-L03D
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he has a 9400gt right now and i found a 9800GT for $49

i dont even know if this is going to happen, but i will just save the wishlist i have on newegg and ill keep track of this thread. my friend is flaky when it comes to money. he comes to me every couple months and wants to upgrade but never does. he seemed more serious this time but i suppose its not going to happen, or atleast not anytime soon

thanks for all your input, atleast i know i can still put together an AMD rig lol
    
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