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Old 10-07-2012, 03:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello, I need a new graphics card that will be able to handle games on the best settings for under $310.

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Intel core i5 3570k
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Will my system be ok for the graphics card?
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eVGA GeForce GTX 570 HD SuperClocked Graphics card - 1.28 GB - GDDR5 SDRAM
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Actually, this is better.

Newegg.com - EVGA 02G-P4-3660-KR GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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ew. mine's nicer lookin
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The middle fan cooler design on the HD 570s is terrible. If you think carbon fiber looks worse then you got a screw loose lol.
Point is though, the 660ti performance better than the 570 and sometimes even better than the 580.
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I haven't had any trouble with my HD 7950... I don't know how it compares to the nVidia cards now though

Still, 270 after rebate isn't bad
Newegg.com - XFX Double D FX-795A-TDJC Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
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Newegg.com - EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

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I haven't had any trouble with my HD 7950... I don't know how it compares to the nVidia cards now though

Still, 270 after rebate isn't bad
Newegg.com - XFX Double D FX-795A-TDJC Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
The 660ti trumps the 7950 in most categories though. Still, nice to see them under 300 finally.

Way too low of performance for the budget and what the OP is asking for.
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https://www.google.com/shopping/prod...d=0CKcBEPMCMAA


This may work for your prices I'm not sure about if it fits your specs
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We already listed the 2 best GPUs in his price range. A 480 is outdated and a total heat monster.
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