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Need help deciding on a gpu under $100

I recently lost my last desktop in a fire, so I have a very limited budget. the cheaper, the better..

It will be used for med. gaming (mass effect 2, batman, dragon age, sims 3 + all expansions, similiar games)
and HD movies

Power Supply: Corsair 650w (might be a bit much, but it's cheap.)

Motherboard: ECS Black Series A785GM-M


CPU: AMD Athlon II X3 445 Rana 3.1Ghz (Might unlock.)

RAM: Patriot 2GB DDR3 1333
Another 2GB will be added in the near future

Case: IN WIN Dragon Slayer Black 0.6mm SECC MicroATX Mini Tower Computer Case

I haven't bought anything yet, so I'm willing to change if you guys can think of anything better (around the same prices)

Windows 7 64-bit

Overclocking: nope
SLI or Crossfire: micro atx, only one slot, so no.
Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

My last card was a EVGA Geforce 9600 GSO 1.5 GB DDR2
$35 with rebate
Really inexpensive. I was pretty happy with it.

I'm thinking about getting a Zotac Geforce 9800 GT 512mb DDR3
$50 with rebate

or a XFX Radeon HD 5670 1GB DDR5
$80 with rebate

Although I'm still browsing. Thanks in advance.
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    theres this asus gts 250 with free starcraft 2 coupon which is also $79.99 after main-in rebate.

    heres a powercolor HD4850 which is also $79.99 after main-in rebate.

    if you want to get a HD5670, I would recommend the sapphire HD5670 which is $64.99 after mail-in rebate.

    the gts250 and the HD4850 have similar performance but both are better then the other cards you have linked. the 4850 uses less power then the gts250 (110w max vs 150w max) so you could save money on your electricity bill.
  2. Wow, thanks. Nice choices.
    I'm going for the 4850!
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