Need advice on choosing a new GPU Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Crossfire Graphics Last response: March 7, 2011 3:11 PM in Graphics & Displays Share mercuryman24 March 7, 2011 3:46:31 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: April 2nd week BUDGET: $175 max USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Crysis type games @ medium settings. CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: XFX 8500GT, Antec Truepower 650W [crossfire, 80+ modular] OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: Processor - AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 3.2ghz, MOBO - ASUS 890gx [crossfire support] PARTS PREFERENCES: ATI Cards Crossfire: Crossfiring after wards MONITOR RESOLUTION: max reso: 1440x900, preferred: 1280x1024/ 1280x768 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Need to have stock cooling, Eg: MSI R5770 HAWK 1gb More about : advice choosing gpu | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Derbixrace Graphics card Authority March 7, 2011 3:50:22 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... in the future if you require more GPU power just add another one in crossfire | Report abuse nebun March 7, 2011 4:56:58 AM take a look at this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... | Report abuse Derbixrace Graphics card Authority March 7, 2011 5:28:09 AM nebun said:take a look at this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... that is a nice deal. get that one instead. | Report abuse Related ressources Need advice on choosing new GPU - Forum Advice for choosing CPU + GPU combo - Forum *How to Ask for Advice about Choosing a New GPU * - Forum Hey guys!!! I want an advice in choosing a GPU ? - Forum Need Advice for choosing the best gpu for my old pc - Forum Ask the community Publish mercuryman24 March 7, 2011 7:32:47 AM How about: MSI R5770 HAWK 1GB? My monitor is not that great. 6850 would be a waste I guess. Anyways, thanks for this option. | Report abuse Derbixrace Graphics card Authority March 7, 2011 1:40:12 PM the 5770 hawk is almost the same price as that 6850. the 6850 would be a perfect card for that resolution, you would max out most of the games. i dont see a reason why not to go with the 6850, it wont be a waste | Report abuse mercuryman24 March 7, 2011 3:11:24 PM Derbixrace said:the 5770 hawk is almost the same price as that 6850. the 6850 would be a perfect card for that resolution, you would max out most of the games. i dont see a reason why not to go with the 6850, it wont be a waste cool.... thanks | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Graphics & Displays>Need advice on choosing a new GPU> Related ressources: Forum*How to Ask for Advice about Choosing a New GPU * ForumNeed help choosing GPU & PSU & case for my new build Forum*How to Ask for Advice about Choosing a New GPU * ForumNew Build need some advice , stuck on GPU ForumA$1000-1200 Gaming rig, need advice on choosing parts ForumNeed Advice on Choosing a Full Tower ~ Filters and Such ForumChoosing a new GPU : Q's about Heat & Power Consumption ForumNeed advice for new CPU, GPU , Motherboard and RAM. Forumhelp choosing a new gpu Forum8800 GTX died... Need advice choosing new card. Forum1Gb vs 2Gb graphics Forum[Solved] Help choosing a graphics card Forum[Solved] Need advice. Still using a 3870x2 ForumATI GPU 99% LOAD BUG!!! Forum[Solved] Upgrade GPU best fit for Intell Core 2 Q6800 Extreme 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 !