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What should I upgrade in my sig rig? or should I just wait for bulldozer and the hd 7000 series later this year before doing any serious upgrading
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Maybe an SSD or your GPU? And then upgrade your CPU and motherboard when BD comes out.
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your CPU , mobo and your Graphics. i myself am thinking of an AMD build and will wait for bulldozer. or i may get a Phenom II X6 1090T BE along with mobo , ram etc.
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New gpu at some point, if you want to wait for 7000 you can. The 6000 and 500 cards are big improvements over your 4850 currently. You can also find good deals on the 5000 series right now. For reference your 4850 should fall performance wise between a 5750 and 5770.
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post #5 of 5
First wait for bulldozer cpu's and buy a new cpu +mobo then you should think to buy a gpu because the athlon you have now will bottleneck your new gpu .Last you can upgrade to a Ssd for your OS and some programs .Peace
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