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June 26, 2012 5:02:34 PM

I've been contemplating on getting a graphic card and so far am finding it difficult to reach a decision...

I have a 22 inch LCD T.V. with a native resolution of 1366x768.. My objective is to play all the latest and upcoming PC titles on max settings for the next 2 years or so..

I've narrowed it down to

1. Geforce gtx 560Ti.

2. HD 7850 2GB(no overclock)

3. HD 6950 1 GB

4. HD 6870 1GB.

What do i stick with??? I have an Athlon 2 x4 635 oc'd at 3600mhz and plan to switch to revised bulldozer 8120 when it's out.. i have the ASUS M5A97 and i'm guessing crossfire's out of the question cause the second slot has only 4 lanes.. Does that really make a difference??

Please help me reach a resolution and FYI i plan to pick it up in 5 days from now... Thanks in advance...

P.S i'am aware of the fact that most cards i've mentioned are overkill at that res, but i intend to play everything at max settings for the near future..

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June 26, 2012 5:08:21 PM

7850 is far better then these above gpu ok right now i also upgrade my pc with fx 8150 and asus ma970 mobo corsair 1600 mhz 8gb ram but my gopu bottleneck i got old one gt 430 in my conclusion sapphire 7850 is the best and also require only 1x pcie power connector as above card require 2x which consume lots of power also u have to know that when u boght a new cpu and mobo first u have update bios for system stability i recommend get fx 8150 it have better oc rate and runs all games dont buy fx 8120 it dosent support watercooling
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June 26, 2012 5:11:08 PM

Don't mind me asking but, how does the 8150 not support watercooling??? i mean all that matters is the bracket right??
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a b U Graphics card
June 26, 2012 5:16:42 PM

yeah but if u building a gaming pc spend 20 30 bucks and got better cpu like as i said 8150 with stock cooler mine reaches upto 63 c tem while playing games on it 8120 is good but its clock rate is 3.1 ghz perhaps i buy a fx 8150 its good processor and give outsatnding performance man go grab a 8150
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June 26, 2012 5:21:54 PM

Cool... and you're sure i should stick with the 7850?? the problem is it extends my budget a little... If its deemed necessary... I'll pick it up, otherwise i'd like to explore other options...
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a c 226 U Graphics card
June 26, 2012 5:26:03 PM

You decide.....

Guru3D uses the following games in their 2011 test suite, COD-MW, Bad Company 2, Dirt 2, Far Cry 2, Metro 2033, Dawn of Discovery, Crysis Warhead. Total fps (summing fps in each game @ 1920 x 1200) for the various options in parenthesis (single card / SL or CF) are tabulated below along with their cost in dollars per frame single card - CF or SLI:

$ 150.00 6870 (434/701) $ 0.35 - $ 0.43
$ 200.00 6950 (479/751) $ 0.42 - $ 0.53
$ 240.00 6950 Frozr OC (484/759) $ 0.50 - $ 0.63
$ 200.00 560 Ti (455/792) $ 0.44 - $ 0.51
$ 210.00 560 Ti - 900 Mhz (495/862) $ 0.42 - $ 0.49

For example, the 6870 costs $150, gets 434 fps in the test suite in single card configuration ($0.35 per frame) and 701 fps in CF ($0.43 per frame)


The 7850's performance wasn't tested w/ the 2011 suite but was within 2 fps of the 900 Mhz 560 Ti in common games. But the cost per frame can be as much as 20+ % higher so shop carefully.

For my money, I like:

1. 900 Mhz 560 Ti's......which are NOT (at least not the Asus TOP, Gigabyte, MSI Hawk and Lightning, EVGA Classified) the same a reference card with factory overclock.

2. 7850 provided ya don't pay much more than $210.

Which one depends on the price ya get ..... At $210, it's tossup ..... at $260, I wouldn't go there.


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a b U Graphics card
June 26, 2012 5:28:12 PM

yes spend more bucks and extend budget is good one because u spending money only for once so why not get a better thing that u will not regret it its a good option
and give more satisfaction because while spending u not supposed to spend another while spend in one time so grab a 7850 here it is just only 250 bucks and happy gaming
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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June 26, 2012 5:29:23 PM

Hmmmm.. .so 560 Ti should future proof me for about 2 years??? I mean maxed out...
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June 26, 2012 5:31:25 PM

Now, if i were in the states i'd definitely go for it. But i live in India and here the 7850 costs approx 280 or 290 USD... That's why i'm hesitant...
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June 26, 2012 5:35:52 PM

+ also 28nm gpu are far better then as compare the old gtx 560ti considering with one game like bf 3 560 ti outperform 7850 but for loooking future games 7850 is good choice and use onle 1x power connector insist of 2x connector gtx 560 ti
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June 27, 2012 5:02:56 AM

I still need more opinions before i finalize what to pick up...
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a c 99 U Graphics card
June 27, 2012 5:19:37 AM

You can either go for the GTX 560 Ti or the 6950. The 7850 is not much higher in performance than the cards I have mentioned. Choose which has the best price.
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June 27, 2012 2:13:47 PM

Thanks for all your suggestions.. I've narrowed it down to a 7850 and 560 Ti.. I'll pick one depending on the pricing... Thanks again Jack Naylor..
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June 27, 2012 2:15:23 PM

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June 27, 2012 7:40:54 PM

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