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February 11, 2012 8:48:39 PM

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: By the end of March at the latest

BUDGET RANGE: $150-250 Before / After Rebates

USAGE: Gaming

CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: Corsair 650W PSU, and Geforce 250GTS 1GB

OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: Asus P8Z68-V LX mobo, Intel i5 2500 CPU, CM V8 CPU Cooler, CM Storm Enforcer (x1 120MM x2 200MM LED Fans) Case, Corsair 8GB DDR3 1600mhz Vengeance RAM, Seagate 500GB 7200RPM SATA3 Hard Drive, Samsung 19in Monitor (Looking to upgrade to a 22in in the near future)

PARTS PREFERENCES: Usually went with Nvidia, but am open to whatever


MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1600 x 1200 (going to go higher if/when i get a new monitor)

Want a newer GPU to go along with my new monitor i plan to purchase in the new future (22in) want to make sure i have enough Power from my PSU to run everything. Thank you for any advise

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February 11, 2012 8:52:21 PM

The 6950.
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February 11, 2012 10:32:28 PM

EVGA 012-P3-2066-KR GeForce GTX 560 Ti (Fermi) 448 Cores FTW 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
$279.99 and a $25 rebate makes it $254.99

This card is one of the best cards for this price rangs and it is the new 448 core release , the 448 cores mean more processing power then the regular 384 cores of the standard 560Ti.
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February 12, 2012 4:22:39 AM

The most powerful cards within your budget would be the GTX 560 ti and the Radeon HD 6950 you can find the 560ti for a little less money and performance or go with the 6950 for just a bit more money and it offers a bit more performance.