I've been out of PC gaming for a while and haven't really upgraded anything since my GFX card 2 years back to the 8800GTS 512.
My setup is older now -
- Core 2 Duo E6600 (OC'd to 3.2GHz)
- 4Gb PC2-6400 DDR2
- 8800GTS 512
- Asus P5B motherboard
- Windows 7 Ultimate (64bit)
It's running things fine, MW2 runs at 1920 x 1080 on HIGH on my 23" Samsung TFT (not even a slideshow at its max res of 2048 x 1152) and my new favorite Bad Company 2 running at 1600 x 900 pretty well - it runs OK at 1920 x 1080 in BC2, but it was choppy enough for me to step down to 1600 x 900 - settings on HIGH.
This is where my predicament lies - I want to be able to play BC2 smoothly but I don't want to spend the earth as I'm supposed to be saving for a wedding.....
... the easiest option would be to ditch the broad and start a new life of gaming and one-handed websites, but I can't so I've got the budget to upgrade my CPU and motherboard or get a new graphics card.
I have around £200 ($300) to invest.
What do you think would be the best move?
Please let me know!