Solved Looking for a GPU Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: January 19, 2011 5:37 AM in Graphics & Displays Share madman559 January 19, 2011 3:48:31 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within the next 30 days BUDGET RANGE: Between $150-$250 USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: A well rounded card would be great. I enjoy all types of games Fallout 3/New Vegas, Starcraft 2 etc CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: ASUS ENGT220/DI/1GD2(LP) GeForce GT 220 1GB 128-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 ]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121347] PSU: OCZ Fatal1ty OCZ550FTY 550W ATX12V v2.2 / EPS12V SLI Ready 80 PLUS Certified Modular Active PFC Power Supply ]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817341022] Willing to Upgrade if necessary OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 Mobo: ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3 AMD 870 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard ]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131647&cm_re=m4a87td_evo-_-13-131-647-_-Product] RAM: 2 Dimm's 2 GB each DDR3 1333 MHz PC3-10666 Case: Antec Nine Hundred Two Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case ]http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811129058&cm_re=Antec_902-_-11-129-058-_-Product] PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg or TigerDirect PARTS PREFERENCES: Not a fanboy of any particular chipset OVERCLOCKING: To paranoid to OC MONITOR RESOLUTION: Ignorant to the impact of screen resolution ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: First system build only about a month old any other pointers on the overall build are encouraged. More about : gpu Helltech a c 153 U Graphics card January 19, 2011 3:50:51 AM What resolution do you play at, it is imperative to the decision. A GTX460 would probably be good for you, but waiting less than a week to see what goes on with the GTX560 would be better. m 0 l madman559 January 19, 2011 3:56:47 AM Helltech said:What resolution do you play at, it is imperative to the decision. A GTX460 would probably be good for you, but waiting less than a week to see what goes on with the GTX560 would be better. According to Windows 7 I'm currently running at 1280 X 1024 if that is what you mean. m 0 l Related resources Looking for a new GPU - Forum Looking for a decent gpu for my computer - Forum Looking for intel i5 no oc + single gpu mobo - Forum Looking for a GPU - Forum Looking for the right CPU for a 290x GPU - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Randomacts January 19, 2011 4:00:46 AM madman559 said:According to Windows 7 I'm currently running at 1280 X 1024 if that is what you mean. That isn't a widescreen res it it? m 0 l madman559 January 19, 2011 4:14:42 AM Randomacts said:That isn't a widescreen res it it? As far as I know It isn't but I could be wrong This is my monitor if it helps http://support.gateway.com/s/MONITOR/7004220/7004220sp2.shtml m 0 l Randomacts January 19, 2011 4:23:22 AM Link posted incorrectly http://support.gateway.com/s/MONITOR/7004220/7004220sp2... m 0 l Best solution jfem January 19, 2011 4:29:33 AM I suggest an HD 6870 or a GTX 470. These cards are powerful, within your budget and will still be fine when you upgrade your monitor and play up to 1920x1080 on high settings. Share madman559 January 19, 2011 4:55:36 AM Best answer selected by madman559. m 0 l dalauder a b U Graphics card January 19, 2011 5:37:03 AM Personally, I recommend an HD 5850 (similar performance to a 6870) and a new monitor. Both can be had on sale after rebate for $270 total. $150 HD5850, $119 22" widescreen (1920x1080) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLooking for a low budget GPU Forum SolvedLooking for a new GPU. Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade a 670 GTX, need some advice concerning older components and how they might work with a new GPU. Forum SolvedNeed a new GPU and I am looking for some advice $300-$500 range Forum SolvedLooking for new GPU under $600 AUD Forum Solved290x gpu or 780ti? looking to buy. Forum SolvedLooking to crossfire my GPU what GPU should I pick? Forum SolvedLooking for Confirmation - New GPU Needed Forum SolvedLooking for the best £250 GPU Forum SolvedLooking for mid-range GPU for mini-ITX slim case Forum SolvedLooking for low budget gpu and cpu for low settings at 1080p Forum SolvedLooking for a GPU cooler. Forum SolvedLooking for a new GPU: Radeon r9 280x, it's worth it? Forum Solvedlooking for the right cpu/gpu Forum SolvedLooking for a good GPU to go with fx 6300 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !