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June 20, 2013 5:22:03 AM

What graphics card should i get for my amd a10 5800k im looking at a 7870 6970 7850 S(or i could just go get a 6800k cpu right now with a 7790)

(i no Intel works better Plz dont go yammering on about that i was on a budget and i couldn't afford a good Graphics card)

but now i can afford a new card and from what i seen the a10s cpu wise perform a ton better than there fx counter parts in GW2

(Oh My limit is 300 bucks but i would like to keep it under that) And i am in walking distance to a micro center so that option is open to me
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June 20, 2013 5:39:54 AM

don't waste money on a processor. won't make any difference. I saw a gtx660 with a 5800 and it was too much card.

what resolution are you playing at? and what makes the APU need a discreet card to make the game better?
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June 20, 2013 5:56:00 AM

swifty_morgan said:
don't waste money on a processor. won't make any difference. I saw a gtx660 with a 5800 and it was too much card.

what resolution are you playing at? and what makes the APU need a discreet card to make the game better?


I play at 1920x1080 and im just getting sucky fps 25-30 i do play other games though Far cry 3 hit man absolution Metro 2033+lastlight skyrim COD blackops2 just to name a few i do want to play bio shock infinite tomb raider crysis3 and a few others i cant think of right now and i know for half thoughts games just the apu by itself wont cut it
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June 20, 2013 6:26:29 AM

byogamingpc said:
I'd grab a 7850 http://amzn.to/14LXrV1 and the FX-6300 http://amzn.to/ZjeuaG They would be under your $300 budget with a little extra to spend.


the 6300 would mean a new motherboard. He already has the APU.
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June 20, 2013 6:31:15 AM

byogamingpc said:
I'd grab a 7850 http://amzn.to/14LXrV1 and the FX-6300 http://amzn.to/ZjeuaG They would be under your $300 budget with a little extra to spend.


Thanks for the Insite but i already have the apu i got it like 2 months ago so i would like to stay with that if possible
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June 20, 2013 6:51:15 AM

byogamingpc said:
Gotcha, then grab a 7950 http://amzn.to/11pmP2a for $259 after rebate if you can. =)


wont the a10 bottleneck that though thats what im afraid of what kind of fps can i expect to see out of gw2 and the other games ive listed with that set up
btw my pc is as follows

A10 5800k 4.4 ghz (havent oced the graphics chip) With A coolermaster M4Gemin 2
Msi Fm2 A75MAE35 Mobo
2x4 sticks of Crucial Tactical tracer Blue/orange led ram at 1866 got them for 30 bucks each on NEW EGG
WD Black 1tb HD
500w Fully modular Silverstone 80plus Psu
with a lg cd drive
In a white Xeon 560 case (not shure about the name off the top of my head its about 40 bucks)
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June 20, 2013 6:58:15 AM

it's going to bottleneck the heck out of it. Maybe a 7790/7850 like OP suggested in his opener. max........
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