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Card to max ANY game @ only 1280 x 1024

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September 10, 2012 11:46:47 AM

My friend wants to play a couple of games on his new computer, which I set up for him. I hooked him up with one of the new Ivy-Bridge i3s, and now he's looking for a graphics card which can max any game he wants to play on his current monitor, which is at a resolution of 1280 x 1024. Although I have advised him to get a new monitor, he wants a card that can provide at least ~35 fps on modern games on maximum settings with all the bells and whistles. Suggestions?

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September 11, 2012 7:48:27 PM

7770 would be overkill at those resolutions although good for futureproofing really means in case you upgrade the monitor.

6670 would be enough to max at that resolutions at 35fps.
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September 23, 2012 8:48:23 PM

Why not get a 7770!?
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September 24, 2012 1:44:54 AM

amuffin said:
Why not get a 7770!?


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September 24, 2012 7:40:12 AM

nvidia 650.
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September 24, 2012 7:44:00 AM

but in all honesty i would recommend the 660ti because in teh future you can just through in another 660ti and sli them about two years down teh road.
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September 24, 2012 12:22:08 PM

footlong96 said:
but in all honesty i would recommend the 660ti because in teh future you can just through in another 660ti and sli them about two years down teh road.

we will have dx 13 before that is needed at this resolution
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September 24, 2012 2:34:31 PM

nna2 said:
a 7770 can max most games @720P, which is far more than OP's res, i think a 6670 would be more fitting


What..? 720P is less than 1280x1024 its 1280x720....
@ OP. Grab a GTX 560 (Non-Ti) or HD 6870.
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October 26, 2012 12:09:18 PM

To the retards saying a GTX 660ti etc... You need a basic knowledge of GPU's and not shout out randomly "Get a GTX 660".
A HD 7750 will last him 3 years on max with ease.
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October 26, 2012 5:38:37 PM

Ravyu said:
To the retards saying a GTX 660ti etc... You need a basic knowledge of GPU's and not shout out randomly "Get a GTX 660".
A HD 7750 will last him 3 years on max with ease.

the 7750 wont last as long, we still have a long while till DX11 is over with anyways

"retards" is kind of harsh is it not? this is an opinion based question, and many opinions we're submitted, so what makes your opinion so much better than ours?
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