I am looking for a new budget graphics card. It has to play the newest games on atleast medium settings, I'm not too picky as long as it can play the new games with a decent frame rate. I also would like it to be directX11 to be future proof so ATI only.
Here's my monitor setup. I run dual monitors (22" and a 19") and I also have a 32" tv I want to have hooked up for movies. The graphics card needs to have the ability to have them all usable at once (no switching between two of them). I would like to have both monitors hooked up with dvi and the tv with hdmi but I don't mind using an adapters.
For games I will only be using the 22" which has a resolution of 1680x1050 so nothing major for resolution will be needed. I have pcie 2.0 slots and a 500watt power supply so I shouldn't need any upgrades to support this.
I'd agree on the 5770, its right about at that $150 price point, just ordered one myself for $160 so you might be able to find a deal soon if it has to be under $150. There are several models of the 5770 that come with 2x DVI, 1 HDMI and 1 Displayport, though it does vary so just be sure to check.
I was researching this a while ago and somebody said that the 5750 needed a powered display port adapter which is like $100 for the third monitor. Is that true? If it's not and I can run 3 monitors without any expensive hardware then I'll get the 5750 as I'm cheap and I don't game as much as I used to.
The 5750 is similiar to the 5770 in that many have the 2x DVI, 1 HDMI, and 1 Displayport, so you could pull off the 2 monitors on DVI and TV on HDMI. Just be sure the one you buy has the 2 DVI and not a D-Sub or single DVI.