GPU update

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: November – December 2010

BUDGET RANGE: EUR 100 - 200

USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Games (only FPS such COD and FEAR), watching movies full hd is important

CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: ATI Radeon HD 3870 and Antec EarthWatts EA-500D

OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.00GHz, GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3R, 2 X CORSAIR XMS2 2GB

PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: http://geizhals.at/

PARTS PREFERENCES: ATI cards

OVERCLOCKING: No

SLI OR CROSSFIRE: No

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1920x1080 this is also for TV

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
Current graphic card from time to time freezes and restarts itself while watching hd movie or playing games. Current monitor is connected through dvi and tv is connected through hdmi.
I would like to update GPU to be able playing games with great/exceptional 1920x1080 performance in FPS games and to play hd movies without problems on tv set.

I was considering:
- Radeon HD 5770; from 110 EUR
- Radeon HD 6850; from 160 EUR
- Radeon HD 5850; from 200 EUR
- Radeon HD 6870; from 200 EUR

Please advise.

Thanks!
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  1. HD6870. It will good for a long term and the most powerful from 4 options above...
  2. yep, this is also what i have thought and video playback is good http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-6870-radeon-hd-6850-barts,2776-21.html

    thanks for repy
  3. ^Agree'd
    Are you wanting to max out at 1920x1080 while playing games?
  4. yes, max out at 1920x1080
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