Closed $170 graphics card Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: August 4, 2012 9:12 AM in Graphics & Displays Share forr3zt August 3, 2012 10:51:22 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: august 10-11 BUDGET RANGE: up to $170-ish ( preferably sub-$150) USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Gaming, youtube/movies CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: psu- PC Power & Cooling Silencer Mk III Series 600 Watt ATX Modular Power Supply I have no current GPU OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS:AMD phenom 2 x4 965 black edition ( will upgrade to haswell on release) MOBO- asrock 970 extreme 3 PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: microcenter.com tigerdirect.com or frys.com COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: U.S.A. PARTS PREFERENCES:would like a EVGA for nvidia or xfx for AMD OVERCLOCKING: maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: eventually MONITOR RESOLUTION: i don' t have one at the moment I will take reccomendations for one as well ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: will use on blacklight retribution and battlefield 3 on high/ultra More about : 170 graphics card dudewitbow a c 107 U Graphics card August 3, 2012 11:00:03 PM if your playing battlefield for the most part, i would side with the Gtx 560(even though the AMD 6870 generally performs slightly better than other games) nafoni August 3, 2012 11:01:37 PM Initially I would say don't upgrade until you get that Haswell CPU. What is your current GPU? Related resources Can i add a graphics card to the toshiba l750- 170 laptop? - Forum Graphic 's card in $ 170 range - Forum Sub 170 $ Graphics Card ? - Forum Building a new PC for games: Need graphic card for 170 USD - Forum Best Graphics card for under £ 170 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Nakal August 3, 2012 11:01:47 PM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... $179 out the door, and $149 after rebate. Best solution Sunius a c 290 U Graphics card August 3, 2012 11:02:49 PM Share This one is your best bet, because Battlefield 3 works best on nvidia cards: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... It won't run it on ultra settings, but should run on high settings at 1920x1080. gamerkila57 a b U Graphics card August 3, 2012 11:06:06 PM HD 6950 $189 AR http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... forr3zt August 4, 2012 1:54:57 AM what about this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... forr3zt August 4, 2012 2:06:01 AM ok you know what I am going to have to revise my budget to $150 because all of your suggestions are on the high end dudewitbow a c 107 U Graphics card August 4, 2012 2:08:42 AM Radeon HD 6850 ~the 150$ point new. forr3zt August 4, 2012 2:15:15 AM Is a 560 at 150 after rebates good dudewitbow a c 107 U Graphics card August 4, 2012 2:16:16 AM its fine Fender0246 August 4, 2012 2:17:40 AM $170 BEFORE rebate. Priced exactly per the original post and know for a fact (cause I own it) that it runs BF3 perfectly fine aka almost everyhitng MAX. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... bigcyco1 a c 185 U Graphics card August 4, 2012 2:23:49 AM Sunius said:This one is your best bet, because Battlefield 3 works best on nvidia cards: http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... It won't run it on ultra settings, but should run on high settings at 1920x1080. +1 i would agree in this case it's best for you. forr3zt August 4, 2012 2:35:13 AM bigcyco1 said:+1 i would agree in this case it's best for you. is that the same thing as this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... ahmad naeem August 4, 2012 2:36:20 AM 6890 or 6950 will be the best choice.... becomecooler August 4, 2012 2:47:10 AM BOOM! http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/549?vs=547&i=371... Sunius a c 290 U Graphics card August 4, 2012 2:47:34 AM forr3zt said:is that the same thing as this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite... The one you linked is even better. I don't know why it's cheaper and why I missed it. I think it's the best choice for you! forr3zt August 4, 2012 2:58:59 AM Best answer selected by forr3zt. Sunius a c 290 U Graphics card August 4, 2012 3:04:02 AM Glad I have helped . Mousemonkey a c 271 U Graphics card August 4, 2012 9:12:47 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumBest Graphics Card Under 170 $ ForumVideo card for dell m 170 ForumFor sale AMD B 170 ForumCards with Back/End Fan Placement - $ 170 Budget ForumGTX 460 2win 170 $ sale, or wait ForumMalibal Satori P 170 EM Order Delay Problems? ForumWhat is the best GPU for bf3 around $ 170 ? 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