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Old 06-26-2011, 01:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey Guys,

I am building a new comp, but I have been out of the tech race for about a year, so I was wondering if anyone had any input on whats the best value graphics card at the moment (<$100)?

So far I see two contenders, but if I am out of the loop, please do point it out .

1. HIS Radeon HD 4670 IceQ 1 GB.

2. EVGA nVidia GeForce 9500GT 1 GB.

Thanks for input. Peace!
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Old 06-26-2011, 02:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You can find radeon hd 5770 for sub $100 sometimes, the hd 6770 is replacing it though. It's basically a rebadged 5770 with very minor alterations.
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I saw the 4670 for $32 on Newegg.

Newegg.com - XFX HD-467X-ZNL2 Radeon HD 4670 1GB 128-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card

Probably really good for someone on a really tight budget for a gaming PC.
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try the 6570. it can run crysis 2 on 35fps (lowest settings) and can run starcraft 2 on 64fps (highest settings) and its only 75$
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100323L Radeon HD 6570 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

edit: i read it on a review that was posted on this video card.
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Newegg.com - XFX HD-667X-ZHF3 Radeon HD 6670 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card Radeon HD 6770

AMD is the best for graphics cards, better than nVidia in my opinion. The above is $84 on newegg, and it's XFX, which is one of the best makers of graphics cards because, they offer lifetime warranty on their products. Which means if this breaks after a good run, say 4-5 years, XFX will either replace it, or if it's obsolete, upgrade to a better, current video card. XFX trumps Sapphire and all other VideoCard brands.
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try the 6570. it can run crysis 2 on 35fps (lowest settings) and can run starcraft 2 on 64fps (highest settings) and its only 75$
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100323L Radeon HD 6570 1GB DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card

edit: i read it on a review that was posted on this video card.
I'm guessing you say it's a better value than the 4670 because it has DX11 and the 4670 doesn't? It doesn't perform much better in games, though. The 6570 only gets a few more FPS than the 4670 in a lot of those games. Though, yeah, it pulls a bit more power and gets a tiny bit hotter when loaded, but are the tiny fps increase and few degrees and watts less really worth more than twice the price? :P
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