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 at upgrading my old GPU - Forum Looking for Gpu for entry level - Forum Looking for a GPU upgrade! - Forum Looking for a good mobo for athlon 4x 760k with Radeon R7 260x gpu 50-65$ budget - Forum Looking for a gpu for .... - 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 GPU that looks awesome and wont break the bank. Preferably somthing with leds in white. Any Ideas? Forum SolvedLooking to upgrade my GPU Forum SolvedLooking for a gpu Forum SolvedWhat sort of bottleneck am i looking at with this CPU and GPU pairing? Forum SolvedLooking for a GPU that can get steady 60FPS at 1440p or higher if possible. Forum SolvedLooking for imput on GPU upgrade Forum SolvedLooking for a good gpu upgrade Forum SolvedLooking for a Nvidia GPU @ £300/$500 Forum SolvedLooking to slightly upgrade my GPU Forum Solvedlooking for best gpu to match fx-8320 Forum Solvedlooking for a nice gpu Forum SolvedLooking for a new gpu? Forum Solvedlooking for a gpu upgrade Forum SolvedUpgrading GPU, Looking for Advice Forum SolvedLooking for help picking a new gpu. 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 !