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Best Graphics card under $200

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I really like fps games and i want to be able to run Battefield 4 in 1080p I also like to play free roam games like apb. I am looking for the best one i can get for under 200 that goes with my system

Specs :
AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition 3.4ghz

Asus M4N75TD Motherboard

550 Watt Fatality PSU
8gb ballastics sports ram
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    EcHoEnMeXiCo said:
    Hi

    I really like fps games and i want to be able to run Battefield 4 in 1080p I also like to play free roam games like apb. I am looking for the best one i can get for under 200 that goes with my system

    Specs :
    AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition 3.4ghz

    Asus M4N75TD Motherboard

    550 Watt Fatality PSU
    8gb ballastics sports ram


    At that budget you can get a gtx 660.
    But you might bet bottlenecked by the cpu in some cases. Either OC your cpu even further or upgrade to a piledriver cpu if you have a am3+ mobo.
  2. A HD7870 GHZ edition: this or this. Prefer the Sapphire one due to better cooling system.
  3. If i go with the 7870 will i have to buy a better cpu?
  4. 7870 is a great card but if you want to go $40 more for the 7870 Myst edition it's well worth your money.
  5. I can't shell out another $40 unless i sell the current graphics card i have but i dont know who would want it
  6. Not with BF4, which is known to take advantage of multi-core CPUs very well.
  7. so the 7870 ghz edition is the best one to go with my price budget?
  8. Yes it is.
  9. Sounds good thank you all for your help and your quick responces
  10. You're welcome :) Don't forget to pick the best answer :bounce:
  11. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202025

    The HD7870 is very similar to a GTX660 though it VARIES slightly from game to game. The HD7870 however comes with a download coupon of Crysis 3.

    Shadowplay on NVidia:
    There are other differences including PHYSX but I think the only thing really worth mentioning is Shadowplay. This new software (coming in July?) can create streaming VIDEOS of the game you're playing with almost no performance hit (3% roughly). Previously methods using FRAPS or whatever could drop frame rates by 30% or more.

    Shadowplay uses the NVENC video encoder in GTX600 and better GPU's so it's not something you can add in software to an AMD card unless it has similar hardware (which I didn't think it had).

    Summary:
    - HD7870 + free Crysis 3
    - GTX660 and Shadowplay
  12. I doubt that Shadownplay will product good quality videos.
  13. I doubt that Shadownplay will product good quality videos.
  14. Which one would be better for Dayz Standalone/ Arma3
  15. A HD7870ghz is.
  16. Cool thank you for your help
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