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Old 03-20-2010, 07:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Back to PC gaming pls help me choose a GFX card

Hey guys, i am coming back to pc gaming

I have a 3 year old system, can only afford a new one in 4 or 5 months, but in the meantime i will just update my gfx card, for minimum specs.

I have a P4 640HT 3.2, with a MSI mobo PCI exp and 4g ram

Got a 650w power supply SLI ready

I want to spend between 100-150.

I used to read hardware magazines and webs all the time and used to be pretty well informed about all components, especially GFX performance, problem is i havent kept updated for a while so i have no idea what good value for money at the moment.

After few hours of reading and browsing im inclined to go with the ATI Radeon HD 5770 , and maybe go for the crossfire when i have the new system.

Would like to ear some opionions from tech gurus out there, if you think theres better value for money, maybe good alternatives from nvidia etc.


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Default Re: Back to PC gaming pls help me choose a GFX card

Nope, the 5770 is probably the card to get for situations like yours.
Just make sure your motherboard/BIOS can handle graphics cards with 1Gb of memory as I've heard of some older boards that can't.
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