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Looking for a budget priced Graphics card to play WOW. I'm running Vista on a Gateway GT5676 w/4G of RAM. It came with an ATI HD3200 DDR2. Any advice on an inexpensive upgrade?
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  1. What is your budget?

    Something like a 6570 should be able to play WoW on high settings with smooth fps(except in cities).With the 6570 you can use your current PSU without having to upgrade.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102934
  2. something like a 6850 or 6870 will do quite well.

    $149.99 after MIR
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150561
  3. ^I would think a 6850 would get bottlenecked by that processor...

    The OP is running a first gen phenom quad core at 2.3ghz.
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    What's budghet priced.....generally I'd say 6870 under $200 and 560 Ti factory OC'd over $200 ...... But WoW favors nVidia cards....see THG article here:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/world-of-warcraft-cataclysm-directx-11-performance,2793-5.html
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/world-of-warcraft-cataclysm-directx-11-performance,2793-3.html
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  6. JackNaylorPE said:
    What's budghet priced.....generally I'd say 6870 under $200 and 560 Ti factory OC'd over $200 ...... But WoW favors nVidia cards....see THG article here:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/world-of-warcraft-cataclysm-directx-11-performance,2793-5.html
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/world-of-warcraft-cataclysm-directx-11-performance,2793-3.html



    Just what I was looking for---Thanx a million, Merry Christmas!!
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