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I am a gamer trying to Replace/upgrade my ATI Radeon HD5770 1024MB GDDR5 card..please help!

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February 24, 2014 8:10:59 AM

I am a noob when it comes to computers , yet a hard core gamer... I have a Dell studio XPS 9100 Intel Core i7-930 Processor(8MB L2 Cache, 2.80GHz) I am looking for a quality replacement graphics card to replace the ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5 card that's in the rig currently... I have no clue what to look for or choose , but i do know it is time to replace the card as the games I play EX.(BF4, RO2, Mirrors Edge, etc) do not run as well as id like being a semi competitive player. I would like to spend $ 500.00 or less to stay in my reasonable budget ;)  thank you ahead of time for all of you assistance! additionally power supply is a Dell t3400 525 W supply, I currently have 8GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1333MHz I perfer to play at the highest possible resolution Non windowed /Fullscreen...If i need to give more info please let me know..Im new to explaining this stuff but excited to talk about it and work with it...

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February 24, 2014 8:14:24 AM

thebiddler said:
I am a noob when it comes to computers , yet a hard core gamer... I have a Dell studio XPS 9100 Intel Core i7-930 Processor(8MB L2 Cache, 2.80GHz) I am looking for a quality replacement graphics card to replace the ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5 card that's in the rig currently... I have no clue what to look for or choose , but i do know it is time to replace the card as the games I play EX.(BF4, RO2, Mirrors Edge, etc) do not run as well as id like being a semi competitive player. I would like to spend $ 500.00 or less to stay in my reasonable budget ;)  thank you ahead of time for all of you assistance!


Pl mention your motherboard
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February 24, 2014 8:15:13 AM

Full specs, the games your playing, resolution?
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February 24, 2014 8:31:47 AM

EasyLover said:
thebiddler said:
I am a noob when it comes to computers , yet a hard core gamer... I have a Dell studio XPS 9100 Intel Core i7-930 Processor(8MB L2 Cache, 2.80GHz) I am looking for a quality replacement graphics card to replace the ATI Radeon HD 5770 1024MB GDDR5 card that's in the rig currently... I have no clue what to look for or choose , but i do know it is time to replace the card as the games I play EX.(BF4, RO2, Mirrors Edge, etc) do not run as well as id like being a semi competitive player. I would like to spend $ 500.00 or less to stay in my reasonable budget ;)  thank you ahead of time for all of you assistance!


Pl mention your motherboard


sorry ...my novice skill shows;) Mother board is DP/N 05DN3X
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February 24, 2014 8:39:33 AM

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Full specs, the games your playing, resolution?


I like to play at the highest resolution possible non windowed /fullscreen im very new to explaining specs and what not ,please bear with me... the power supply is a dell t3400 525W i have 8GB DDR3 SDRAM at 1333MHz. I play BF4, Mirrors Edge, Red Orchestra 2 , ARMA3, etc
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February 24, 2014 8:44:58 AM

Dear,

Your mobo is X58 chipset series from Intel. I would recommend you to buy either GTX 760 or GTX 750/750Ti Later is $150 and will give your more results/performance than GTX 650Ti.
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February 24, 2014 8:49:35 AM

EasyLover said:
Dear,

Your mobo is X58 chipset series from Intel. I would recommend you to buy either GTX 760 or GTX 750/50Ti Later is $150 and will give your more results/performance than GTX 650Ti.


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February 24, 2014 8:57:14 AM

thebiddler said:
EasyLover said:
Dear,

Your mobo is X58 chipset series from Intel. I would recommend you to buy either GTX 760 or GTX 750/50Ti Later is $150 and will give your more results/performance than GTX 650Ti.




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February 24, 2014 9:16:15 AM

EasyLover said:
thebiddler said:
EasyLover said:
Dear,

Your mobo is X58 chipset series from Intel. I would recommend you to buy either GTX 760 or GTX 750/50Ti Later is $150 and will give your more results/performance than GTX 650Ti.




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im trying to look over the 3 cards and after doing so im torn between the GTX 760 and the GTX 750TI..... althought that price is rock bottom..... so since i have a hard time with making that decision I was wondering if YOU had to choose between the two which would be your choice if price was not considered? Thank you very much for your help..Its awesome the times we live in!!!
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February 24, 2014 9:18:00 AM

thebiddler said:
EasyLover said:
thebiddler said:
EasyLover said:
Dear,

Your mobo is X58 chipset series from Intel. I would recommend you to buy either GTX 760 or GTX 750/50Ti Later is $150 and will give your more results/performance than GTX 650Ti.




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im trying to look over the 3 cards and after doing so im torn between the GTX 760 and the GTX 750TI..... althought that price is rock bottom..... so since i have a hard time with making that decision I was wondering if YOU had to choose between the two which would be your choice if price was not considered? Thank you very much for your help..Its awesome the times we live in!!!


My vote goes to GTX 760.
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February 24, 2014 9:27:25 AM

You might want to wait for just a little bit for the GTX 750 Ti to be released. Its almost as powerful as an HD 7850 and does not require an external power connector (gets all its power from the PCI-E slot just like your current card).
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February 24, 2014 9:35:34 AM

He has a good budget. If he sticks with GTX 760, it will fulfill his future requirement as well.
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February 24, 2014 9:55:11 AM

EasyLover said:
He has a good budget. If he sticks with GTX 760, it will fulfill his future requirement as well.


again please excuse my ignorance on this subject....Is my PC PCIe3.0
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February 24, 2014 10:06:16 AM

thebiddler said:
EasyLover said:
He has a good budget. If he sticks with GTX 760, it will fulfill his future requirement as well.


again please excuse my ignorance on this subject....Is my PC PCIe3.0


No it is PCIe 2.0. But any PCIe 3.0 enabled card will run on it so no worries.
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February 24, 2014 11:43:21 AM

check your powersuply and make sure you have one 6 and one 8 pin pcie powercable. I guess the one you have now does not have that(if it does you dont need another one) so look for a new one that is at least 500w from a brand like seasonic, antec, xfx and corsair.
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February 24, 2014 12:02:58 PM

No need to change psu as the psu shipped with basic version is 525w.
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February 24, 2014 12:05:19 PM

EasyLover said:
No need to change psu as the psu shipped with basic version is 525w.


Do you know if there are the right power connectors on it then?
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February 24, 2014 12:52:23 PM

Hopefully, our OP will check and confirm this or can provide make/model of the psu so that it can be checked.
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