GPU quick question - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-24-2012, 11:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Austin, Texas
Posts: 10
Default GPU quick question

I know a lot of people go for the highest price on things. I am just wondering what is a graphics card that isn't outrageously expensive, but can still run just about everything on max settings. I know some of the newer ones just go above and beyond with some overkill stuff that an average gamer wouldn't ever use. Just need something that will play most games on max like I said, but if I have to turn down the graphics a little bit to play some of the more demanding games that will work to. Hopefully that makes sense.

Thanks in advance.

Motherboard - MSI Z68A-GD65 (G3)
PSU - RaidMax RX-1000AE
CPU - Intel Core i7 2600K
RAM - 8GB Samsung 1600 mhz
SSD - 60GB Corsair Force GT Sata 3
Case - Cooler Master HAF 922
__________________

ModernMessiah is offline  
Old 05-24-2012, 11:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
Lord of Bacon
 
Roark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 1,352
Default Re: GPU quick question

GTX 560 Ti or HD 7850 is probably what you're looking for, they run from low to mid $200s.
__________________

__________________
Please read through the thread thoroughly before responding.
Nobody wants to read a wall of text, formatting is your friend.

i5 3570k | 8GB G.Skill 1600MHz | R9 290 | SeaSonic 750X
Roark is offline  
Old 05-25-2012, 11:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
 
patonb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: In Gov't Regulated Cubical
Posts: 9,745
Default Re: GPU quick question

I agree with Roark too.
__________________
Foldie = i5 6600kMSI Z170A M5 EVGA 970 SC Corsair H100 Corsair hx520 2x8gb GSkill Corsair 650D
Woohoo = L5639 @3.1Ghz EVGA SR-2 gtx 260-216 Hyper 212+ Corsair 1050hx 6x2gb Corsair XMS3 Blackhawk Ulra
Alienware 18 - SLI 770M 4700mq 16Gig

patonb is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SSD or better GPU? Then quick HDD question.. Joeyboy New Systems | Building and Buying 9 04-21-2012 10:46 PM
Quick Question (GPU's) ChingChong23 New Systems | Building and Buying 8 05-25-2008 03:29 PM
quick gpu/psu question Transerver System Upgrades 21 12-12-2007 06:30 PM
quick, quick question talldude123 Monitors, Printers and Peripherals 4 05-20-2006 09:45 PM
need your advice quick- GPU hmammen New Systems | Building and Buying 7 03-27-2006 12:17 PM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:28 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.