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Old 12-14-2012, 07:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default What Graphics card sould I get for my Lenovo?

This is my computer:
Lenovo IdeaCentre K330B 7747-1GU Desktop PC - Intel Core i7-2600 3.40GHz, 8GB DDR3, 1.5TB HDD, DVDRW, ATI Radeon HD 6450, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit at TigerDirect.com

I use it for gaming (Skyrim, Saint's Row 3, Assassin's Creed, Fallout NV, stuff like that) and simple stuff - browsing, watching videos online, etc.

I currently have a Radeon HD 6450, and I think it's time to upgrade. I was thinking about getting a 6870, but then I saw that there was a 7000 series. I have no idea how to choose. I don't know if I have to look for a specific type, or specifications...

Can you guys help me out? Recommend a card for me!

Thanks in advance.

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Old 12-14-2012, 09:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What's your budget? I've had no problem with my HD 7950. Most people on here will recommend an nVidia card, which I agree with after owning an AMD card for the first time in three generations (My previous three cards were nVidia )

HD 7950 / 7970, GTX 670, or GTX 680. Or 660, I don't know the specs.

EDIT: Reviews say it's a pretty small power supply so you'll probably have to upgrade that if you want a higher end card.

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You will have to upgrade the PSU. We can make recommendations based on your budget.
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