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Video Card reccomendation needed please

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March 16, 2010 5:36:04 PM

After all the problems with my system I've finally come to the conclusion that I need a replacement for my EVGA GT7950 512 Video card. If you can keep the price to somewhere around $150.00 US (lower if possible) I would appreciate it!

Not sure if this would help or not but:

My System is this:

GIGABYTE GA-MA785GM-US2H AM3/AM2+/AM2 AMD 785G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
Item #: N82E16813128394

AMD Athlon II X2 250 Regor 3.0GHz Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core Processor Model ADX250OCGQBOX - Retail
Item #: N82E16819103681

CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400C4 - Retail

2 Western Digital Caviar GP WD5000AACS 500GB 5400 to 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
Item #: N82E16822136149

Antec BP550 Plus 550W Continuous Power ATX12V V2.2 Modular Active PFC Power Supply - Retail
Item #: N82E16817371016

NEC Black 1.44MB 3.5" Internal Floppy Drive - OEM
Item #: N82E16821152005

1 Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic 7.1 Channels PCI Interface Sound Card - Retail
Item #: N82E16829102188


1 Sony Optiarc Black IDE DVD-ROM Drive Model DDU1615/B2s - OEM
Item #: N82E16827101131

1 BenQ 16X DVD±R DVD Burner With exclusive SolidBurn Technology Black E-IDE/ATAPI Model DW1650 BK - OEM
Item #: N82E16827101010

EVGA: GeForce 7950GT

All running under Win XP pro Service pack 3.

Thanks for the help, I do appreciate it!
a c 84 B Homebuilt system
March 16, 2010 5:42:27 PM

HD 5770 $150 after rebate
a b B Homebuilt system
March 17, 2010 12:45:10 AM

Yep. 5770 will be night and day for you.
March 20, 2010 3:24:36 PM

MadAdmiral said:
HD 5770 $150 after rebate


I did end up ordering this card, ordered it this past Wednesday and had the card Thursday (free shipping to). 1st thing I noticed about the card was how big it is (I know that's what she said :)  ), it does take up two slots but I had them open already anyways. Then the 1st time it powers up is like a race car Vroooooooooooooommmm, it plays everything I own and then some and on 3d mark gets over 44k 3dmarks or whatever they call it. Very nice. Thank You very much for the reccomendation!
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