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What gpu would you recommend?

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December 16, 2013 1:25:09 PM

I want a budget gaming pc and the only game I see myself needing to fit the criteria is skyrim.

DirectX 9.0c compatible NVIDIA or AMD ATI video card with 1GB of RAM (Nvidia GeForce GTX 260 or higher; ATI Radeon 4890 or higher).

That is the recommended specs for a computer to play the game. Would a GTX 620 be okay? I have a 1920x1080p monitor.

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a b 4 Gaming
December 16, 2013 1:30:37 PM

by gtx 620....i am sure you are trying to mean the gt 620

i suggest at 1080p you at least should go for the hd7750.....gt620 will become a little too weak
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a b 4 Gaming
December 16, 2013 1:34:47 PM

list specs of machine and how much money you have for the card.
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December 16, 2013 1:47:30 PM

swifty_morgan said:
list specs of machine and how much money you have for the card.


PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2lnNk
Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2lnNk/by_merchant/
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/2lnNk/benchmarks/

CPU: AMD Athlon II X2 370K 4.2GHz Dual-Core Processor ($54.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A55M-HD2 Micro ATX FM2 Motherboard ($42.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: A-Data XPG Gaming Series 4GB (1 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($33.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital RE3 250GB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($32.44 @ Amazon)
Power Supply: Corsair Builder 430W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($19.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($20.65 @ Amazon)
Total: $205.05
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-16 16:47 EST-0500)

I have $95 dollars to spend on a gpu
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a b 4 Gaming
December 16, 2013 1:48:39 PM

Depends a lot on what your budget is, good entry level gaming card is 7770. which is under $100. You can also sometimes get 7790's for under $100.
7850's you can get for about $130-140, and 7870's if they are still available $160-170.
Up to about R9 270X you get a varying level of performance, but R9 270X is already a really capable card at 1080p. Costs around $200.

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a b 4 Gaming
December 16, 2013 1:50:09 PM

You are missing a case from that list. And at your budget the 7770 is probably your best bet.
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December 16, 2013 1:51:18 PM

rvilkman said:
Depends a lot on what your budget is, good entry level gaming card is 7770. which is under $100. You can also sometimes get 7790's for under $100.
7850's you can get for about $130-140, and 7870's if they are still available $160-170.
Up to about R9 270X you get a varying level of performance, but R9 270X is already a really capable card at 1080p. Costs around $200.



I do not want suggestions on gpus >$100. My question is, "is there a gpu under $100 that will perform skyrim at moderate frams? I do not care until if I do not play on ultra settings. I play sc2 on low all the time so it won't matter. I will check the 7770 though

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December 16, 2013 1:54:15 PM
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a b 4 Gaming
December 16, 2013 2:15:22 PM

the 620 is not a gaming card and will not run that game well by any means... I'd say at the least get a gtx 650 or amd 7770.
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