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Old 12-07-2013, 11:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, I am looking for some help in getting a new video card for gaming , the price range i'm looking at is probably $200-$300 any help is appreciated.
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RAM - Kingston Hyper 8gb ddr3
GPU - Nvidia GeForce GT 520
CPU - Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3550 CPU @ 3.30GHz (4 CPUs), ~3.3GHz
MotherBoard - Asus P8 Z77-VLK PCIe 3.0
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Old 12-08-2013, 01:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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GTX 760 or R9 280x.
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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GTX 760 or R9 280x.
this, but if you can wait until boxing day, do that, if you're quick you'll find a 760 for a pretty good price online
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:35 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Yah that is a very good idea and I may just do that, thanks layne
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:35 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Hey thanks for the help!
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Forgot to ask, what is your PSU?
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:07 PM   #7 (permalink)
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It is an Antec25 650 W
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:21 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Good deal. Now it's just up to you to figure out how much money you want to spend.
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