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June 17, 2012 7:20:02 PM

I'm in the process of building a new system and I need some advice. I bought a Biostar H61MHB LGA 1155, i5-2400(don't plan on overclocking), 8GB(2 X 4GB) G Skill DDR3-1333Mhz, and my monitor is an Acer X203h(1600 X 900). If 1600 X 900 is the native resolution of the monitor, and thats the resolution I will be running games at more than likely, what graphics card should I get to run Battlefield 3 MULTIPLAYER on at least High Settings with about 40-45 FPS? I was thinking about a Radeon HD 6870 or a GTX 560 (non-ti if possible). Any suggestions? I only have a $150-$160 budget. Thanks in advance!

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June 17, 2012 8:56:43 PM

For your budget i believe the 6870 is your best bet.

But for 200 bucks you could get this 6950 which includes a copy of battlefield 3 and dirt 3. A bit overkill really for 1600x900 but if your going to buy BF3 why not? plus your sure to be a little more future proof, happy gaming.
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June 18, 2012 12:26:25 AM

I appreciate all of the advice. Pockeg, I think I might just get the 6950 for future proofing like you said
June 19, 2012 11:25:12 AM

i think if your budget in near about $150 to$160 then i advice you to buy the nVidia GeForce gtx 560 except of hd 6850 !!!