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Old 06-10-2013, 04:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I recently built my own PC and started off with great specs, the only problem was halfway through my build I ran out of money and when I came to my graphics card I had to go with a cheaper option. I have now decided I want to replace it and I was wondering if you can tell me what graphics card (From Nvidia if possible) I should get. If it could be in the price range of around £200-300 that would be great.

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Processor: AMD FX(tm)-8150 Eight-Core Processor (8 CPUs), ~3.6GHz
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Old 06-10-2013, 04:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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EVGA GeForce GTX 670 NVIDIA Graphics Card - 2GB - 02G-P4-2670-KR - Scan.co.uk

Or this.
EVGA GTX660Ti NVIDIA Graphics Card - 2GB - 02G-P4-3660-KR - Scan.co.uk
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The GTX 670 is nice. He also found a really nice price for it, cause I was going to suggest a 670 as well. But the only one that I found under 300 pounds was manufactured by "Palit"? Never heard of them.

Anyway, EVGA is nice.
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Palit is a reputable brand from Gainward who make good cards on that side of the pond. Their Golden Sample cards when you could find them in the US used to be top notch. Sort of like DCU2 and Twin Frozr cards today.
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But the only one that I found under 300 pounds was manufactured by "Palit"? Never heard of them.
They're a standard GPU seller that's been around for ages.

Edit: But apparently not in the US. Sorry!
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Palit is a reputable brand from Gainward who make good cards on that side of the pond. Their Golden Sample cards when you could find them in the US used to be top notch. Sort of like DCU2 and Twin Frozr cards today.
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I was also wondering what sort of games I could run with this? Could it run things like Crysis 3 and Skyrim on top settings?
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I was also wondering what sort of games I could run with this? Could it run things like Crysis 3 and Skyrim on top settings?
Assuming 1080p resolution, a GTX670 will run both of those games at top or near-top settings without a hitch.
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I was also wondering what sort of games I could run with this? Could it run things like Crysis 3 and Skyrim on top settings?
Skyrim yes, Crysis 3 yes with no AA @ 1080p.
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