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Old 03-27-2015, 12:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys. My rigs complete and running. Just need to find a good graphics card to throw in her.
I'm making a separate topic because there are a few in my area. As I plan on picking one up within the next few days.

I plan on spending $80 - $120 on a decent card to run League of Legends and WoW on mid settings.

I have a Asus 81m-e Mobo with a Intel G3258 CPU,
I currently have 4gb of ram but plan to upgrade to 8 along with the GPU.

I'll list a few in my area and the price and maybe you guys can give me your input?

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 280X 3GB card -$160

ASUS 750ti OC -$150

AMD Radeon HD 6970 2gb - $70

AMD Sapphire HD 7950 3Gb -$120

I think the Sapphire is best for the money.

Let me know, thanks guys!
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Old 03-27-2015, 12:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Where the heck are you getting most those prices from? Most every 280x I can find is easily $250 or more... Can't even find a 7950 anymore either...

In all honesty, I would personally go for the 750Ti or the R9 280X I have the same CPU, and play most all my games (which isn't much) maxed out at 1080p with an eVGA 750Ti SC
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Where the heck are you getting most those prices from? Most every 280x I can find is easily $250 or more... Can't even find a 7950 anymore either...

In all honesty, I would personally go for the 750Ti or the R9 280X I have the same CPU, and play most all my games (which isn't much) maxed out at 1080p with an eVGA 750Ti SC

Lol the 280x was either a typo or sold fast. Because the ad is already gone.

The 750ti is OC, does that change much?
But the r9 is a good price.

I'm getting my prices and items from here:
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The 750-
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Just took a short browse.

Amd sapphire hd 7950 3gb GPU | system components | City of Toronto | Kijiji
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Trying to get ahold of him now and pick it up now. Seems like a solid card. Haven't seen many 3gb

Do I have any sort of restrictions with my set up as to choosing a GPU?
Or will anything work? (Within a 5 year age)
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Pretty much anything will work. All 7950 and 7970 are 3GB.
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Ok so by the time I get ahold of the person it's sold.
I came across this EVGA gtx 470 with a custom fan, never OC. For $60. He's very close to me and I can pick it up. Think that's decent enough?
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Never OC'd my ***. You don't put a larger cooler on the not OC. It'll get you going.
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Never OC'd my ***. You don't put a larger cooler on the not OC. It'll get you going.

Ha. True right? I have to watch out for those things. What would I do without you guys?
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