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i need help choosing a gpu, please help

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March 2, 2014 2:44:36 PM

my specs are

4069 ddr ram
AMD Athlon II x4 555 3.0ghz cpu
S12 II Bronze 520W ATX 12V PSU
6670 2gb ddr3 gpu
windows 7 64bit

i would like to upgrade my graphics card but i cant really decide on what, i was however looking between

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

and

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

i play things like starcraft 2, tomb raider, diablo iii, atlantica and a few other titles. i would like to achieve 30+ fps with medium to high settings or even some ultra settings with others low or off. i could really use some help deciding on something around those price ranges

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March 2, 2014 2:55:04 PM

Based on the two options given. the R7 260X beats the GTX card by a margain of 21%. On full ultra quality, the R7 260X was able to play Tomb Raider at an average of 45FPS.
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March 2, 2014 3:42:48 PM

boomplatinum said:
thanks for the fast replies. do you think that asus card would fit in a

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?gclid=COSpyc...

it looks pretty long compared the other cards. also if there is any card around 130 or lower that can compete please do say

There's not much else in that price range worth mentioning. As for the case, it looks like it should fit. Without actually having the case in front of me, its hard to tell, but ive never seen a mid tower that couldnt handle a single GPU before. I say go with it.

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March 2, 2014 4:06:28 PM

there really isnt anything else in that price? im kind of iffy on the 260x posted above, lots of crashes apparently from that card. how would a 750gtx ti 1GB fair vs those two? do you think id need the extra gb?
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March 2, 2014 5:06:47 PM

boomplatinum said:
there really isnt anything else in that price? im kind of iffy on the 260x posted above, lots of crashes apparently from that card. how would a 750gtx ti 1GB fair vs those two? do you think id need the extra gb?


The 750ti will be slightly worse since it has less memory. My advice is to choose an r7 260x with a brand you prefer. I can advise MSI. I use them for my GTX 780 and have never had a problem. They also have the best cooling system in the business.
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