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750-850$ budget for a new gaming computer!

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April 19, 2012 2:28:05 AM

Approximate Purchase Date: In around a month or two, depending on funds.

Budget Range: 750-850$

System Usage from Most to Least Important: Gaming will be the priority.

Parts Not Required: keyboard, mouse, monitor, OS.

Preferred Website(s) for Parts: anywhere really, as long as its cheap. most familiar with newegg/tigerdirect.

Country: U.S.

Parts Preferences: Mostly a past AMD CPU user but nVidia GPU user. Willing to go all out AMD, but still open to anything.

Overclocking: No

SLI or Crossfire: Maybe

Monitor Resolution: Looking for 1900x1200

Additional Comments: I just want the cheapest rig I can get.

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April 19, 2012 5:04:49 AM

Hmm I was considering something similar. I do have a question... why does it seem like everyone's recommending a 7850?
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April 19, 2012 5:12:55 AM

Hongg said:
Hmm I was considering something similar. I do have a question... why does it seem like everyone's recommending a 7850?


its an extremely solid, low wattage, low temperature card.

edit: and teh hd 7k series tend to have an easy time overclocking because of it.
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April 19, 2012 5:57:48 AM

Hongg said:
Hmm I was considering something similar. I do have a question... why does it seem like everyone's recommending a 7850?


Because it's currently the best GPU in its' price range and NVIDIA has no plans currently to offer a 6XX card in the $200 - $250 range, initially the 660TI and 670 will run in the $300 - $400 range.

I just bought a 7870 and I can say it's quite an amazing GPU - so I'm not just a fanboy.
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April 20, 2012 6:33:11 AM

Best answer selected by Hongg.
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