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July 31, 2012 2:25:33 PM

Hello,

I am looking to get into PC Gaming and am looking for some graphics card recommendations. My budget is up to $200.

I plan to use my 1080p plasma tv TC-P42G10 as the display

My specs:
i5-2500K
BIOSTAR TZ68A+
OCZ Fatal1ty 550W
Kingston 8GB

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July 31, 2012 3:05:54 PM
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Radeon 6870 is a good pick under $200. The nVidia 560 is also but the new nVidia drivers like to crash in web video so you may want to avoid that till they release a better version.
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July 31, 2012 4:07:15 PM

Thanks for the recommendations. Is there any particular maker that you favor XFX, Sapphire,Gigabyte, ASUS?
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July 31, 2012 4:09:43 PM

If it's Radeon, I usually prefer Sapphire. But all the others are just as good. For NVIDIA, EVGA ,ASUS or Gigabyte.
July 31, 2012 4:11:45 PM

If you can afford a little bit more look into the gtx 570's
July 31, 2012 6:51:17 PM

DarkOutlaw said:
If you can afford a little bit more look into the gtx 570's


Thanks for the input, but I think that is probably a step above of what I'm looking for. If I do get into PC gaming then I will consider the higher end cards.
July 31, 2012 6:58:59 PM

Wait for the GTX 660ti to come out in two weeks and then pick up a 7850 or 7870 for $200 depending on how low the prices fall.
August 10, 2012 12:23:33 PM

Best answer selected by moaz.
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