I need to upgrade from my current graphics card, the 9500GT. Currently only for World of Warcraft. Here are my specs:
Processor: Intel Core2Duo, O/C at 3.1ghz
PSU: Corsair 550W
Resolution: 1680 x 1050
Price Range: 100-150
I was looking at the GTS450, but didnt know if it was enough of a card and wondered if the GTX460 was too much of a card? 460 is a little more pricey and I wasn't so sure my CPU was strong enough to take advantage of the 460. Don't advise me on ATI please, I'm NVIDIA to the core.
go with the gtx 460, gts 450 is not worth it for 1680X1050 imo even if you are only playing wow. Cataclysm from what I understand requires a little more muscle such as a gtx 460 but I would think wow would be fine with a gts 450, basically you get what you pay for, but imo the gtx 460 is a better value...
The 5770 is faster than the GTS 450 and well within your price range. It's you're best option at the price your looking at. If you can spend a little more to go with a slightly faster GTX 460 768 though you may want to go for it. If not, then a 5770 will be just fine for you and overclocking it will get you a little more performance.
If I were you, and considering buying a card online right now I would get this, great deal imo, and a 1 gig will be a considerable price jump from this although overall I would say the 1 gig is the best buy this is still a killer deal and you will likely be able to oc it nicely with the cooling design: