New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Prey » Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:48 am

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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Medicine Man » Sun Feb 07, 2016 1:28 pm

I was close. :P

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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby DjchunKfunK » Mon Mar 07, 2016 1:12 pm

This bundle is pretty good for anyone considering a graphics card upgrade.

http://www.ebuyer.com/666705-asus-gtx-9 ... dc2oc-4gd5
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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Me » Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:45 am

Why is that a good deal? You can get a GTX 970 for £230 on the same site.
http://www.ebuyer.com/708803-zotac-gtx- ... -90105-10p

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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby DjchunKfunK » Fri Mar 11, 2016 11:34 am

When I posted it you also got an SSD and it came with two games.
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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Me » Sat Mar 12, 2016 4:04 pm

That's a decent deal, how much was it with the SSD?

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Postby DjchunKfunK » Sun Mar 13, 2016 3:32 pm

I can't remember to be honest, around £280 perhaps.
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Postby DjchunKfunK » Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:43 am

Another 970 and SSD combo this time with FarCry Primal and the Division for £300.

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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Quietman » Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:46 am

Good bundle.
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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Prey » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:14 pm

Still yet to figure out why it happened but my graphics card decided earlier this evening to not let me game above 30-40fps all of a sudden and I would suffer pretty majory fps drops in all games. Removing and then reinstalling the driver I had on seems to have fixed it though. Most odd.

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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Pew-Pew » Tue May 10, 2016 4:13 pm

Thermal throttling?
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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Prey » Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:58 pm

Was fun reading through all this again but it's time, time for a new 2017 build. No 4K necessary. I just wish to be able to play the likes of CoD WW2, Crackdown 3, and Agents of Mayhem at a rock solid 60fps at 1080p at High settings.

So here's what I have now...

Case: Aerocool PGS-B Mechatron Black Edition (great air flow even though my cables are a bit of a mess)
GPU: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 960 Windforce OC Graphics Card 4GB
CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 Quad 3.2Ghz
CPU Cooling: Arctic Cooler Freezer 7 PRO Rev.2
HDD: WD 1TB SSHD
MOBO: Asus M5A78L-M (old ass mobo is old)
RAM: G-Skill 8GB DDR3 (would love to jump to 16GB)
PSU: EVGA 600W
OS: Windows 10 Pro 64 bit


My current budget is £500-£600 MAX but if it can be done at all for anything less I'd be more than happy as it means I can buy a game or two also. Looking around I'm not sure if it's even doable which is precisely why I'm coming to you guys!

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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Sly Boots » Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:24 pm

Not my field of expertise, really, but I've been really pleased with my 1060 GTX 6gb.

That would likely eat half your budget though.
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Postby DjchunKfunK » Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:28 pm

If you can keep the case and the PSU you could do the following.

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Re: New Graphics card/PSU combo. Sweet spot on a budget?

Postby Prey » Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:41 pm

Paying £250 for just a graphics card is way out of my league, I don't think I've ever spent more than £150. :lol:

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