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Cheapest video card that maxes out Skyrim...

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Last response: in Graphics & Displays
December 11, 2011 4:56:17 AM

im looking for the cheapest graphics card that can run skyrim at high settings if not max it out.

my comp. specs so far are as follows:
-AthlonII x3 455 3.2Ghz
-8 gb of 1333 ddr3 ram
-gigabyte mobo.
-(on board) radeon HD 4250 graphics chip
-42" flat panel at 1360x768
-i run on win 7

before you guys flame me on my specs i am a budget builder and i am not interested in high end brand name crap, i build for a high preformance to budget ratio. thx for your input it will be taken into high consideration.

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December 11, 2011 9:31:26 AM

skyrim is more of a cpu heavy game. With your curent cpu, you will still experience lags and frame rate drops whatever videocard you have. maybe expect only 30fps gameplay.

I would say a 6770 if you are on budget. 6870 if you have extra. These cards are the most bang for the buck.