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Sep 16, 2012, 1:08 PM
Hey, I'm currently using a HD 5770 and looking for a graphics card upgrade.
I have a budget of $400, currently looking at the 7850 and 660 Ti should I go for one of these or something else?
Sep 16, 2012
Sep 16, 2012, 1:12 PM
For $400 you can also get a HD7970 or a GTX670.
What is the best for system is hard to say without knowing it.
Sep 16, 2012, 1:17 PM
Thanks for the reply, my system specs are
CPU - i5 760
MOBO - ASRock H55M Pro
RAM - 8GB DDR3
GPU - Radeon HD 5770
Looking for cheapest PCI-e 1.0 GPU, in UK
Looking for a suitable gpu
Help me understand the '7970'
GPU Choice for Multiple Displays
Looking for new ~£300 GPU and to use my 8800GTS with it for 3 displays
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Sep 16, 2012, 1:23 PM
Ok, thats pretty decent.
If you can spend the money go for one of those. Just take the one you like best / is the cheapest.
Sep 16, 2012, 1:27 PM
Forgot ; what power supply do you have ?
Sep 16, 2012, 1:48 PM
for $400 you could go with a 7970 or a 670. The 7970 is the better card, after a few driver updates, but if you have something against AMD or for Nvidia, the 670 is a solid option too.
Sep 16, 2012, 1:55 PM
Power supply is 600w, not sure of make and model as I am not at home right now.
Sep 16, 2012, 2:07 PM
Ok, psu is fine then i think. I believe something like 34A on the 12V rail is needed, you'll probably have that.
So 7970 or 670, your choice.
Sep 16, 2012, 2:19 PM
Nice, thanks for the help :P
Just one more thing, does the brand really matter when buying the gfx card? Looking at Amazon, the GTX 670 seems to range from $380-$450.
Sep 16, 2012, 2:50 PM
I wouldn't go for the cheapest.
I like the double fan designs better. Asus, MSI, Evga though they have only one fan design.
Sep 16, 2012, 4:13 PM
I suggest this 7970:
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