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I can get a graphics card for black friday.
Currently I have a evga 9800+GTX

Which one?
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=41125&Sku=E145-0550

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130679&cm_mmc=BF2011_listing-_-48-_-N82E16814130679&nm_mc=BF2011_listing

Computer Specs:
Intel Quad Core Q4400 2.66ghz
Memory:4gbs
Hard Drive:1.5TB
Video Card: evga 9800gtx+
Operating System:Windows 7 64 bit
Motherboard: EVGA nForce 790i
Computer Case:ULTRA
Power supply: OCZ 850w GameXStream Power Supply
Dad said about $100 bucks. Nothing to break the bank.
ATI or Nvidia don't matter

Thanks
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  1. Bad links
    Also tell us more about the computer
    CPU, power supply, motherboard, case...
    -Bruce
  2. Best answer
    This card is more powerful and much cheaper than either of the cards you linked;
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814103194
  3. hmm. I see. Will it run battlefield 3,skyrim and others on high?
  4. Depends on the resolution. It's the best you are going to do for under $100 without going for a second hand card. Most new current cards for $100 aren't actually an upgrade on your 9800GTX+.
  5. I play on 1920*1080 and will be good to update or should I just not get a new graphics?
  6. Here, its recertified but it should handle 1080p well;
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814133394
    FYI at 1080p the HD4890 is about 60% faster than you 9800GTX+ while the GTX 460 is about 80% faster and also DX11 compatible.
  7. Thanks a lot. Will the GTX 460 raise my fps? Cause for call of duty 4 i get 125fps steady. But want like 250 fps steady. Will it raise it?
  8. Your monitor very likely cannot display over 60 frames per second. Even if it could the difference you are talking about would be indiscernible to the human eye.
    BTW what processor do you actually have? There is no Q4400. You will probably want to overclock whatever it is if it is at 2.66ghz to get the most out of the new card, whichever one you buy.
  9. Q9400 is good, lots of cache, clock speed is still low though. The cooler looks kinda flimsy but it should still probably let you get up around 3.2-3.3ghz with ok temps if I had to guess. That would help a lot, especially in games that only use 2 cores(there are still a lot of them.)
  10. Is there a tutorial on overlocking to 3.2ghz? Don't know how to do it yet.Link would be nice
  11. I'd wait till Tuesday....release of the new 560-448 should knock the price down on the old 560 Ti's ....but still Id expect to pay close to $200 for one of those. AT 1920 x 1080, I'd really not recommend anything below the 6870 ($170ish)
  12. JackNaylorPE said:
    I'd wait till Tuesday....release of the new 560-448 should knock the price down on the old 560 Ti's ....but still Id expect to pay close to $200 for one of those. AT 1920 x 1080, I'd really not recommend anything below the 6870 ($170ish)

    Not very good advice for a $100 budget.
  13. Best answer selected by AtomBomb22.
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