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Old 12-24-2011, 10:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Looking to update video card

i3 540
4gb ram
HD 5750

Just upgraded to a 40" tv playing at 1920x1080 and I like to max the settings out so you can all bet the framerates went out the window. Id like to spend 150-200$ on a new card but wasnt sure what to get. Noticed the 6870 and heard good things about it. Anybody got any input?

i3 540 @ 3066 MHZ
4GB DDR3 1600 1T 9-9-9-28
2x 750GB
HD 5750 @ 850/2400
Thermaltake 630W
Antec Lanboy Air
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Old 12-29-2011, 11:46 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You won't be maxxing everything out at that resolution with a 6870 in many modern games and get playable FPS. What games are you planning to play maxxed out?

As for the 6870, it's a perfectly decent card for the money.
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