New graphics card for my computer Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: June 12, 2012 11:16 PM in Graphics & Displays Share flamenader June 12, 2012 1:23:08 AM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: Within the month BUDGET RANGE: Between $200-300 USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, videos, want to play games like BF3 on higher settings CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: None, Thermaltake TR2 600w OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: i5-2500k, Gigabyte Z68-UD3H-B3 GEN 3 BOARD PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: Newegg, Microcenter, in the U.S. PARTS PREFERENCES: None OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: Maybe in future MONITOR RESOLUTION:1920x1080 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: Just want the best card for the money More about : graphics card computer stickg1 a b U Graphics card June 12, 2012 1:37:39 AM Well the gtx570 and HD7850 are pretty evenly matched but the gtx570 is better at BF3. Try something like this: EVGA SuperClocked 012-P3-1573-AR GeForce GTX 570 HD w/Display-Port (Fermi) 1280MB 320-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... I would try to go for a dual fan model like this one though: MSI N570GTX Twin Frozr III PE/OC GeForce GTX 570 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l kajabla a b U Graphics card June 12, 2012 1:53:29 AM $320 gets you a 7870. I'd go for that if you feel like you can afford it. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Related resources New graphics card for new computer - Forum New power supply, computer not detecting graphics card. - Forum New graphics card not recognized by computer - Forum New graphics card in old computer - Forum Computer randomly freezes during regular usage after installing new graphics card. - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer stickg1 a b U Graphics card June 12, 2012 2:02:50 AM But for the $50 extra it doesn't give you much of an advantage in BF3 which is the only game the OP mentioned playing: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/548?vs=518&i=397... m 0 l flamenader June 12, 2012 7:22:09 PM bump m 0 l stickg1 a b U Graphics card June 12, 2012 8:20:53 PM flamenader said:bump You were given the two best options for under $300, the HD7850 and gtx570. What other information do you want? m 0 l kajabla a b U Graphics card June 12, 2012 11:16:41 PM Rules: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/277636-28-read-first No bumps here. Select a Best Answer to get a mod to close the thread. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWould my old computer benefit from a new graphics card? Forum SolvedLooking for powerful Graphics card for new computer build! Forum SolvedBuilt a new computer using my old graphics card, hard drive, and cd drive but the computer will turn on and no display will sh Forum SolvedShould I get a new computer or stick with my graphics card? Forum SolvedComputer is slower after installing a new graphics card and going back to old graphics card Forum SolvedLooking for help integrating a graphics card I won into a new desktop computer Forum SolvedCould a new graphics card shut my computer down suddenly after an hour or so? Overheating? Forum SolvedComputer crashes after new graphics card Forum SolvedI've gotten a new graphics card, and it seems the drivers have messed up my computer. Forum SolvedComputer crashes to black screen after installing new graphics card: any help/advice? Forum SolvedGraphics Card Displays Blank Screen - New Computer Build Forum SolvedWhat graphics card for my new computer build. Forum SolvedNew Computer advice for $700 - $800 worth of parts - already have Graphics Card Forum SolvedHelp! Computer running very slowly after installing new graphics card Forum SolvedI just asked a support person what i kind of new graphics card i can put on my computer... Replied with PCIe X16 slot (Run un Forum 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 !