I need to understand which is the best card from the above that I can invest in to upgrade from my HD6670.
I will be playing crysis3 and farcry3 at 1600x900. I might drop farcry for metro lastlight owing to budget constraints.
My confusion is that although the gtx seems to do well with Cry3 from all tyhe you tube videos available, it has a smaller bandwidth and 8 less ROP's than the other two.
From what I have learnt online, ROP's are the final stage in the rendering before the image is loaded into the frame buffer and whether this fact will show any performance hits @ the mentioned resolution in those games.
The 660ti or 7870 are beyond my budget. only one the above three choices is what I can go with.
I do feel I am confusing my self with reading too much into the technical data. My corsair 450VS would likely have problems handling the 6950 but as I am not interested in changing any thing from my sig, I greatly appreciate your guidance in helping me choose the right card which would e good enough for at least another couple of years.
many thanks -Satyam
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What is your actual budget? And do you live in the US? Another country?
The 270X is a gr8 card and beats all the cards that you stated on your post
Thanks a lot shubhadeep. will check out that link when the card becomes available. Says they are out of stock at the moment. came across a techpowerup link and it seems I should wait a bit more before investing. Crysis is hammering those cards even at 1600x900. For once I really want stunning visuals on my screen
Sme 2 u dude and please dont forget to hit the pick this as a solution button if you like my answer and yes crysis's cryengine is CPU and GPU intensive but for your resolution that is 1600x900,the 270X plays crysis 3 with ease with an average of about 55fps at very high settings
how about a 750ti?
okay, after looking at reviews after reviews, I have decided to go with the R9 270 instead of the "x" version. thanks all for the inputs.