Need a graphics card budget is $320 with tax and shipping

I have a Dell Dimension E520.

current card nVidia GeForce 7300 LE.

My power supply broke and i just installed a new one.
Antec EarthWatts 650W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817371015

I have $320 budget for a graphics card. I would like best of breed for my price range max settings and a card that would actually work in my computer. I do have a pci-e slot.

Games I play in chronological order::

Game = Setting in Game
World of Warcraft = Max
Counter-Strike Source = Max
Counter-Strike 1.6 = Max
The Settlers 7 = Max
Empire Total War = Max

Games I might own in the near future, starcraft 2, Diablo 3. I also play games in lower resolution as I've never owned a decent graphics card nor will i change since i prefer performance. My monitor is a CRT(the pregnant looking one).

I am cheap and i probably won't update my card for at least 5-6 years. I also leave my pc on all day, all week, all month long. I restart from time to time.

The way i installed my Power Supply the fan on top of it is facing down into my system. I generally felt the orientation didn't matter. If i made a dire mistake let me know please.

The earliest I can buy a card is tomorrow (jan. 11) around 5'ish EST.

I have been looking at this card below not sure it even fits in my case and i am trying to stay away from PCI Express 2.1 x16 from fear of it not working.

Radeon HD 5870
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814103084

Thank you for your help guys any and all advice welcome.
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