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Old 11-25-2011, 03:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone i want to upgrade my Video Card
i was hoping to post here and find some suggestions on video cards
that my comp would be able to hold

Windows 7
AMD Phenom II x4 925 Processor 2.8 GHZ
Corsair 1600mhz 8gb RAM
Corsair 600 watt PSU
Nvidia GT 220

any suggestions are greatly appreciated

My budget is $150-$175

I would like to switch to ATI Graphics card but thats if my system
would take without any problems

I found a couple of upgrades from Best Buy store here locally
but i would like to hear some suggestions before making final decisions

Thanks Everyone.

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Could get something like this: - XFX HD-685X-ZCFC Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

All XFX cards come with a lifetime warranty.

Switching to an ATI would be a breeze. Just be sure to uninstall your NVIDIA driver and control center.

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Awesome thanks I appreciate the help
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Well, in my opinion you would be better off with a GTX 560, something like this, $171.97 after rebate and shipping. - Galaxy 56NGH6HS3KXZ GeForce GTX 560 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

If you just want a ATI card then I would pickup a 6870 instead of a 6850, after a rebate this card is just $169.99 - XFX HD-687A-ZDFC Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity
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