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Ati radeon 7850 vs nvidia 560 ti and when will 660 ti come out

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May 14, 2012 3:53:15 PM

Hi guys I have apc it's specs are :-
Intel i5 2500k
Asus z68 pro3
8gb ram corsair vengeance
650w corsair psu

I need a good gpu for my pc

I have an Aoc LCD with 1366x768 resolution. I willnot upgrade that

I want a gpu to run a decent fps on my tv

I was thinking about ati radeon 7850 or nvidia 560 ti but I saw the 660ti and I have read that it won't come until Q3 2012

I can't wait for more than an month so please tell me

The games I will be playing are Diablo 3, Crysis 2 , BF3 and Gta 4 and some future games

Thanks In Advance !!!
May 14, 2012 4:27:54 PM

At that resolution the 7850 or 560 ti would be plenty to run any game you want maxed smoothly. 7850 produces less heat and uses less electricity, but a 560 ti still isnt a bad choice if you prefer nvidia.
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May 15, 2012 3:27:59 AM

geotek said:
At that resolution the 7850 or 560 ti would be plenty to run any game you want maxed smoothly. 7850 produces less heat and uses less electricity, but a 560 ti still isnt a bad choice if you prefer nvidia.


I really want a graphic card which can give me ultra settings for my resolution and I am not a fanboy of nvidia or ati so i just want a good graphic card for 1-2 years

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a c 91 U Graphics card
May 15, 2012 5:05:01 AM

Either is fine. in my opinion the 7850 is physically a better card, while the 560ti have far better (and mature) drivers. the 7850 will get even better as AMD drivers improve a bit, but if you search around the internet a bit, people have hell updating the AMD drivers once a month...

so it depends on what you're ok with putting up with... and by "hell updating" I mean something like between 30min-3hrs depending on how far you go
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May 15, 2012 7:25:17 AM

So! ATI Drivers are not good for 7850 right now. but is it still worth buying it ? because i think it is better than 560ti but are the present drivers fine?
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 15, 2012 7:30:29 AM

yes worth it buying an hd 7850 the drivers will be fixed after some time and the gtx 660ti performance will be same or more or less as the hd 7850 but the performance of gtx 660ti ti will be around hd 7850 in my opinion.:) so get hd 7850 for now.:) 

goodluck.:) 
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May 15, 2012 7:37:21 AM

sunnk said:
yes worth it buying an hd 7850 the drivers will be fixed after some time and the gtx 660ti performance will be same or more or less as the hd 7850 but the performance of gtx 660ti ti will be around hd 7850 in my opinion.:) so get hd 7850 for now.:) 

goodluck.:) 


Hey sunnuk so 660ti will be competing 7850 so it's better to get an 7850 because it comes around 5-6 months and it's waste of time waiting. And can you tell me some good gpu sellers in india who sell for reasonable price because ebay and flipkart have the 7850 which are expensive
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 15, 2012 7:41:42 AM

for online no they all are suckers btw in which city do you live i mostly buy from hardware shop and i m from mumbai btw flipkart is the best online one.:) 
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May 15, 2012 7:48:39 AM

sunnk said:
for online no they all are suckers btw in which city do you live i mostly buy from hardware shop and i m from mumbai btw flipkart is the best online one.:) 


I live in Visakhapatnam and yes i agree flipkart is a good online shop but, HIS 7850 and MSI Twin Frozer II 560 ti have the same price and yes i have heard that electronics are very cheap in Mumbai :D  :D  but are a bit expensive in visakhapatnam
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 15, 2012 7:55:01 AM

go and check the prices in hardware shop nearby you maybe you will get it in low price.:) 
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May 15, 2012 7:59:17 AM

sunnk said:
go and check the prices in hardware shop nearby you maybe you will get it in low price.:) 


I will try but what was the price of 7850 in mumbai
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 15, 2012 8:46:28 AM

hd 7850.:) 

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May 15, 2012 8:52:49 AM

sunnk said:
hd 7850.:) 

So even you use had 7850 so I have to just buy a 7850 but which version?
Asus,gigabyte,sapphire,MSI twin frozr II ,sparkle,galaxy,zotac
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 15, 2012 8:54:50 AM

asus dc ii for cooling and overclockig.:) 

second choice will be for more less price sapphire hd 7850 its cheaper and better in performance performs over price really i mostly buy sapphire cards.:) 
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May 15, 2012 10:05:56 AM

sunnk said:
asus dc ii for cooling and overclockig.:) 

second choice will be for more less price sapphire hd 7850 its cheaper and better in performance performs over price really i mostly buy sapphire cards.:) 


So should I go get an sapphire ?
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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 15, 2012 11:30:28 AM

yes ofcourse its an good manufacturer goodluck.:) 
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May 15, 2012 12:14:56 PM

sunnk said:
yes ofcourse its an good manufacturer goodluck.:) 


Thank You
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May 15, 2012 12:15:23 PM

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a c 84 U Graphics card
May 15, 2012 12:26:11 PM

your welcome goodluck bro.:) 
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May 31, 2012 5:28:55 PM

hey why dont you get a twin frozr II version of the card because its really worth it
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a c 271 U Graphics card
May 31, 2012 7:21:40 PM

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