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Need a video card for my already built system

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June 28, 2012 2:14:59 PM

Hello guys just as the above stated i need a video card for the build that i recently built so i can save up for a vid card. here is my build http://pcpartpicker.com/p/aXOZ i am hoping that i will not have to replace the power supply for this video card but ive heard good thins about the 6850 and how it could play bf3 on high settings? please make suggestions and make sure that they are fine with my power supply :/ 

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June 28, 2012 2:24:27 PM

The 7850, at $250:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

The 6850, at $135:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

Or the 560 Ti, at $200
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It really depends on how much you want to spend, but I'd recommend any of those at their respective price points. If you plan to do heavy overclocking then I would get the Radeon 7770 over the 6850. The 6850 gets about 37 FPS average in BF3 on High. Not exactly the best; I would settle for medium. The 560 Ti and the 7850 both do well on High settings, each averaging 60+ FPS.
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June 28, 2012 2:29:03 PM

ok im not sure im may get into bf3 and games like that later down the road but... right now im a minecraft newbie ;D
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June 28, 2012 2:29:11 PM

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June 28, 2012 6:21:44 PM

At stock, the 560ti is better for BF3, but you can OC the 7850 to GTX 580 levels, something the 560ti cannot do, and then the 7850 is more powerful.
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