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Good budget graphics card

So I am thinking of building a budget PC around $600-$700. What is a good GPU. I have heard the r9 280x is good but it is half the budget I have. Any suggestionsÉ
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  1. Hd7870 would fit in that budget. http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Y6qg
  2. rolli59 said:
    Hd7870 would fit in that budget.


    Is the card good thoughÉ. How does it compare to a gtx cardÉ. Is the 270x the same thingÉ
  3. A FX-6300 with a HD 7870 or GTX 760 would perform well
  4. PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.97 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($81.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.65 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $608.55
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-06 23:51 EST-0500)
  5. DecapitatedApple said:
    rolli59 said:
    Hd7870 would fit in that budget.


    Is the card good thoughÉ. How does it compare to a gtx cardÉ. Is the 270x the same thingÉ


    According to tom's, the 270X isn't worth the extra money, but if you find it for cheap then sure, go with it
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  7. rolli59 said:
    Build FX6300 HD7870 http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Y6qg


    Thanks for all the help! I will definitely notify you of any problems!
  8. DecapitatedApple said:
    rolli59 said:
    Hd7870 would fit in that budget.


    Is the card good thoughÉ. How does it compare to a gtx cardÉ. Is the 270x the same thingÉ


    7870XT (not the GHz edition) is far better than any of the card in your budget! SEE THE BUILD I HAVE MADE FOR YOU IN THE ABOVE POSTS
  9. IAMEXTREME said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.97 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($81.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.65 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $608.55
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-06 23:51 EST-0500)


    Thanks!
  10. DecapitatedApple said:
    rolli59 said:
    Hd7870 would fit in that budget.


    Is the card good thoughÉ. How does it compare to a gtx cardÉ. Is the 270x the same thingÉ


    DecapitatedApple said:
    IAMEXTREME said:
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

    CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.97 @ SuperBiiz)
    Motherboard: ASRock 970 EXTREME4 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($99.99 @ Newegg)
    Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($81.99 @ Newegg)
    Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.65 @ OutletPC)
    Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7870 XT 2GB Video Card ($139.99 @ Newegg)
    Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Microcenter)
    Power Supply: Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ Newegg)
    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($16.98 @ OutletPC)
    Total: $608.55
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-06 23:51 EST-0500)


    Thanks!



    You are welcome :) You may want to close the thread now.
  11. IAMEXTREME said:
    DecapitatedApple said:
    rolli59 said:
    Hd7870 would fit in that budget.


    Is the card good thoughÉ. How does it compare to a gtx cardÉ. Is the 270x the same thingÉ


    7870XT (not the GHz edition) is far better than any of the card in your budget! SEE THE BUILD I HAVE MADE FOR YOU IN THE ABOVE POSTS


    What setting will I be able to run games at with the build you suggested
  12. rolli59 said:
    Build FX6300 HD7870 http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1Y6qg


    Thanks!
  13. DecapitatedApple said:
    IAMEXTREME said:
    DecapitatedApple said:
    rolli59 said:
    Hd7870 would fit in that budget.


    Is the card good thoughÉ. How does it compare to a gtx cardÉ. Is the 270x the same thingÉ


    7870XT (not the GHz edition) is far better than any of the card in your budget! SEE THE BUILD I HAVE MADE FOR YOU IN THE ABOVE POSTS


    What setting will I be able to run games at with the build you suggested


    Atleast High :)
  14. IAMEXTREME said:
    DecapitatedApple said:
    IAMEXTREME said:
    DecapitatedApple said:
    rolli59 said:
    Hd7870 would fit in that budget.


    Is the card good thoughÉ. How does it compare to a gtx cardÉ. Is the 270x the same thingÉ


    7870XT (not the GHz edition) is far better than any of the card in your budget! SEE THE BUILD I HAVE MADE FOR YOU IN THE ABOVE POSTS


    What setting will I be able to run games at with the build you suggested


    Atleast High :)


    Well thank you! So if I go with the 7870 or the gtx equivalent will I bottleneck it with a fx 6300 or a fx8320É
  15. rolli59 said:
    No!


    Thanks for all the help!
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