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May 27, 2012 2:01:50 PM

Hi all- looking to replace my 9800GTX + that finally gave up the ghost.
Looking at either the Asus ASUS PCI-E A Radeon HD 7770 DirectCU V2 or Asus GeForce GTX 550 Ti 910MHz 1GB PCI-Express HDMI.

Specs are
Gigabyte G41M Combo mainboard
4 gig DDR3 Mem
Q6850 3.0 stock speed Processor
600 Watt Power supply

The mo bo will probably restrict getting a high end card, so I see little benefit in selling the farm to buy a card.
Any feedback much appreciated

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a c 291 U Graphics card
May 27, 2012 2:14:24 PM

What's your budget?

I'd recommend HD 6870.
May 27, 2012 2:19:17 PM

Hi Sunius-Budget would be somewhere between 100 to 180 Euros,
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a c 291 U Graphics card
May 27, 2012 2:22:30 PM

Then I stick with my recommendation. HD 6870 will fit in that budget, and it is way more powerful than either GTX 550 Ti or HD 7770.

May 27, 2012 2:29:51 PM

Thanks Sunius, much obliged
a c 291 U Graphics card
May 28, 2012 7:48:38 AM

I'd go with the one from pixmania (the cheapest one). They all have identical specs, just different coolers. Personally, I think that better cooler isn't worth additional 30-40 euros, especially when stock cooler is more than enough to keep the card cool.
May 28, 2012 5:19:43 PM

Thanks Sunius- ordered it today -)
a c 291 U Graphics card
May 28, 2012 6:33:18 PM

Hope it works out for you! Tell us how it goes.
June 4, 2012 5:34:48 PM

Fine card- well impressed with it , thanks fellas!