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Edited by Forcewater - 11/5/13 at 2:06pm
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what games is he playing?
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that cpu could be a monster bottle neck if he is expecting playable fps for "most games"

What games and what resolution is his monitor ?
    
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Edited by Forcewater - 11/5/13 at 2:06pm
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i'd recommend 5770 5850 6850 or 6870, whichever fits his pricerange
i built a bunch's of pc's for friends and stuff, and i can safely say that that processor will do good for games
just few weeks ago i built athlonII 250 and radeon 5770 pc,of course i tried gaming with it on my 24'' monitor, and it could play nicely any game that i play with my pc.
actually made me wonder should i sell my phenom, but downgrading ain't really my practice
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Edited by Forcewater - 11/5/13 at 2:06pm
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Originally Posted by Forcewater View Post
The 5770 would fit his budget more, but I'm wondering about the GTX 460; there's a Palit version for £135 on Amazon, which I'm sure he could manage to afford. Would his CPU bottleneck the 460?
it will do just fine, if he can get 460, get it
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Samsung spinpoint F1 1000GB  Samsung spinpoint F3 1000GB  Zalman CNPS10X Performa win7 ultimate x64 
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Viewsonic VG2427wm 24'' Genius KB-G255 520W seasonic Chieftec Dragon 
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Gigabyte m8000x Wooden table with smooth finish 
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LEGA
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Samsung spinpoint F1 1000GB  Samsung spinpoint F3 1000GB  Zalman CNPS10X Performa win7 ultimate x64 
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Viewsonic VG2427wm 24'' Genius KB-G255 520W seasonic Chieftec Dragon 
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Gigabyte m8000x Wooden table with smooth finish 
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