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Old 05-16-2012, 12:24 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Video card reccomendation?

I have not had a good video card since my 4870 X2 died, so I will be looking to spend somewhere between the range of 160 and 190 USD.

Will want to play games like Farcry 1, farcry 2, farcry 3, mostly maxed out at 1200 X 1920, maybe crysis warhead with some tweaks and other fps sandbox games.

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Newegg.com - PNY VCGGTX560XPB GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

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Old 05-16-2012, 05:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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well, its either the HD 6870 or the GTX 560 in your price range. and they trade blows, so just get which ever is cheaper?
and maybe not get a pre overclocked card and overclock it yourself?
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:19 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I've got a 6870 & it plays everything on max settings, defiently would recommend
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:13 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i just picked up a 6870 for $160, $150 after MIR.
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Yea, 6870 in this case.
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Newegg.com - XFX Double D HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity

Alright thanks, Ill be buying in 2-3 weeks. I can't wait to play farcry 2 again.
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I feel sorry for you
Farcry 2 was terrible compared to the first one.
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560TI should outperform the 6870 just would be around 220 dollars or so. this gen and last gen cards tend to do better in games then amd cards in most cases and amd tends to get the better benchmarks on like 3dmark n wut not.
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I feel sorry for you
Farcry 2 was terrible compared to the first one.
Well thats ok, because Ill be moving on to farcry 3!! :P
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Old 05-23-2012, 12:11 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Get the Gigabyte nVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 GDDR5 1GB Graphics Card. The most compatible graphic card for windows 7 pc which would cost around $159. This graphic card is most suitable for gaming purposes. It is suitable for games like farcy 1, 2 and 3.
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