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Old 12-03-2009, 08:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I am lookin for a gpu and a psu that is compatible with each other so it wouldn't be a bottleneck for my gpu/machine. prolly an ATI GPU coz my current gpu is geforce 8800 GT which out-to-date some people said that.

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What is your budget?

What is you current psu?

What are your full system specs?

Are you running into games that you cannot play with your 8800gt?

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Default Re: a budgetable GPU + PSU

if your only upgrading because some1 said your gpu is out of date, there really isnt a reason to upgrade.
8800gt is still a strong card, and the only reason you should upgrade it is if it cant play a current game you want at a desired settings level.

Though if you still want to upgrade, possible items to look into are gtx 260 for nvidia, and ati 4870 or ati 4890. Those should be around $175-$200. Any lower card would not be worth the upgrade.

For PSU im not really familiar with anything other than corsair or antec. Theres this antec 550w for $65
Newegg.com - Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies

Some1 else may be able to recommend another that might be around $50.
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