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Old 01-17-2011, 09:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey so I'm planning on upgrading my Gaming PC soon, I have a budget of roughly 400 dollars. I'm defiantly getting more ram but I'm stuck on whether to upgrade my CPU or graphics card or crossfire another 5770, suggestions?






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CPU: Anthalon ii X3 2.7GHz
Ram: OCZ Gold 2GB ddr3
Graphics Card:HIS 5770HD 1GB
Mobo: MSI 770 G45
OS: Windows 7 64-bit
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Hey so I'm planning on upgrading my Gaming PC soon, I have a budget of roughly 400 dollars. I'm defiantly getting more ram but I'm stuck on whether to upgrade my CPU or graphics card or crossfire another 5770, suggestions?






Specs
CPU: Anthalon ii X3 2.7GHz
Ram: OCZ Gold 2GB ddr3
Graphics Card:HIS 5770HD 1GB
Mobo: MSI 770 G45
OS: Windows 7 64-bit
This is what I would do

Newegg.com - MSI R5850 Twin Frozr II Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity

Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX



Should fit into your budget
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