Solved Need Help choosing between GPUS Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Graphics Product Last response: February 19, 2012 12:34 AM in Graphics & Displays Share Paradin February 18, 2012 5:05:14 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Next 30 days or so CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: GEforce Nividia GT 220 (happy with it but want to upgrade and its too noisy) Ocz 500w Modstream pro OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: MoBo - Asus p8z68v le , CPU - undecided but likely i5 2500k (once on sale), Ram 1600 8 gig (2 sticks) not an issue can get more if needed for particular GPU PARTS PREFERENCES: Open to either ati/Nividia but found Nividia more user friendly for me (novice computer geek) OVERCLOCKING:No / MaybeSLI OR CROSSFIRE: No MONITOR RESOLUTION: Using a 32" lcd tv ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Looking to spend up to $160 CDN (value is important), like cards with a vent. Minimal gaming, at most want SWTOR to run smooth. Open to all opinions as I am new at this and been a while since I researched. Here are the ones I am looking at. GIGABYTE GV-N460OC-1GI V3 GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... SPARKLE Calibre Series X550 Ti DFL GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 - http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E1681... (there are a ton of choices of 550's in my price range any manufacturers to stay away from?) GIGABYTE Radeon HD 6850 1GB GDDR5 - http://www.memoryexpress.com/Products/MX35331 Thanks in advance. More about : choosing gpus Best solution Vettedude a b U Graphics card February 18, 2012 5:17:28 PM The computer I'm typing this on has an HD 6850 in it. I love it, great card. Since it can max out Bad Company 2 (not BF3) I'm pretty sure it would play SWTOR just fine. Its also at a GREAT Price right now, most affordable it has ever been. Paradin February 19, 2012 12:34:18 AM Best answer selected by Paradin. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumNeed help choosing between 2 servers ForumHelp choosing decent GPU while waiting for new DX 10 GPUS ? ForumNeed help choosing between these 2 setups ForumNeed on advice on getting choosing one of these GPUs ForumChoosing between i7's need help ForumFirst build, help me choose/improve between 2 builds ForumHelp me choose between these two GPUs ForumMy new build- airflow between gpus ForumI need help choosing between the Corsair 500R and the 600T ForumHelp Me Decide between GPUS . ForumHelp In Choosing Between 7 Graphics Cards ForumNeed help choosing a GPU/Power supply ($500 budget for the pair) ForumNeed Help choosing a motherboard! ForumChoosing between 550Ti, HD 6750, or GTX 460 ForumAsus Rampage IV Extreme R4E PCI management for 3 GPUs ForumNeed help for choosing better laptop ForumPlease help me choosing a GFX Card ForumNeed Graphics card upgrade. ForumSapphire Toxic 5850 fan wearing out - Help! ForumGTX 560 ti, 570, Radeon 6950 or 6970? Objective help please! More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !