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July 3, 2014 7:25:30 AM

hey guys most of you have seen my post about upgrading my graphics card but i really thought that i could afford the msi r9 270 since i cant i was wondering if its a good idea to go from a r7 250 to a r7 260x i can afford this one...its the gigabyte r7 260x 2gb gddr5

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a b U Graphics card
July 3, 2014 7:35:18 AM

I'd skip the r7 250 unless you absolutely have to keep it at $80. You can find a 260x for $100-$110.
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a b U Graphics card
July 3, 2014 7:38:00 AM

If you look at this page, it shows the GPU performance of each card. Their recommendation is to only upgrade 3 tiers or more. Your cards are only 1 tier apart. You may be better off saving a little longer until you can get a R9 270.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-car...
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July 3, 2014 8:05:44 AM

i have the r7 250 graphics card right now and am saving to buy a new one soon but my budget is around $300-400 dollars thats ec by the way and was looking for a graphics card that i will last me for newer games am looking to play watch dogs need for speed rivals and more.
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