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August 18, 2012 8:18:12 AM

hi gurus I am having a ASUS P7P55D deluxe mobo
PC1600 4GB KIT DDR3
SEASONIC M1211 520W PSU

I need a new graphic card for gaming and movies, I am looking at a budget at around 200-400. Currently I am targeting:

Sapphire Radeon HD7850 OC 2GB DDR5 PCIE 3.0 VGA Card S$338.00

Is this graphic card the best for my budget and is it support by my cpu specs? If not please advice

I am newbie here tell me if more information is needed

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August 18, 2012 9:40:18 AM

This one will give u better kick : )

MSI R7950 Twin Frozr 3GD5/OC Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

$349.99

$329.99 after $20.00 rebate(s)
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August 18, 2012 12:33:38 PM

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This one will give u better kick : )

MSI R7950 Twin Frozr 3GD5/OC Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card


my mobo supports pcie 3.0?
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August 18, 2012 12:43:41 PM

SJTxJason said:
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This one will give u better kick : )

MSI R7950 Twin Frozr 3GD5/OC Radeon HD 7950 3GB 384-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card


my mobo supports pcie 3.0?

Yes, but 2.0 is compatible with 3.0 : )

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August 18, 2012 12:44:07 PM

my mobo supports pcie 3.0 < The card will still work they are backwards compatible and that is a great card.
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August 18, 2012 6:35:40 PM

Sorry i mean i checked and my mobo only supports pcie2.0 i can't use cards with pcie3.0 right?

Any pcie 2.0 cards to recommend? :) 
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a c 261 Ĉ ASUS
a c 713 U Graphics card
a c 986 V Motherboard
August 18, 2012 6:37:28 PM

Yes, it will still run on your 2.0 like we told you.
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August 18, 2012 6:45:28 PM

Oh haha i see. Sorry i noob. Thx alot guys
just one more qn i hope u can answer. What do i lose out if i am using this pcie3 card on a pcie2 slot? Do i lose any features or anything?
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August 18, 2012 7:01:20 PM

Best answer selected by SJTxJason.
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a c 261 Ĉ ASUS
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August 18, 2012 7:08:30 PM

A little performance but not that much.
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