Upgrading 5770 ASAP Tags: Graphics Cards Graphics Product Last response: September 22, 2012 10:44 PM in Graphics & Displays Share jacjr920 September 22, 2012 10:20:19 PM APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: ASAP BUDGET RANGE: USD $150 Before rebate USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Guildwars 2, borderlands 2, torchlight 2. Not really looking into any high end games CURRENT GPU AND POWER SUPPLY: Current GPU = Radeon HD 5770 & PSU = Not 100% sure w/o taking it out but it looks like Antec BP550 Plus 550W OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS: CPU = Phenom ii x4 965, MOBO = G45-870 PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: USA Newegg OVERCLOCKING: Possible MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1680x1050 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: I'm used to running most games on low/med without shadows, so any anything that lets me run on med with shadows / high is perferable. I have been looking at the hd 6850 (as was suggested as best priced $150 card for september), but i just want some feedback before i hit buy incase there is a better option. More about : upgrading 5770 asap XXStavrosXX a b U Graphics card September 22, 2012 10:44:18 PM I believe that a 7770 is a better deal than a 6850, with the new drivers its performance has been improved and it goes ahead especially on new DirectX11 based games. My suggestions: The cheaper: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... The best that you can afford: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Dont expect an impressive difference in performance though because 5770 is still a prety strong GPU, and your CPU will bottleneck GPUs like 7850 and stronger, especially in MMOs like GW2 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumOffice/HTPC $200 now or $400 later. Needed ASAP ForumCompatibility Check! ASAP ! ForumAdvice about possible upgrade from 5770 to 5850 ForumURGENT - Upgrade my HD 5770 to HD 6870? ForumGTX 580 vs Radeon HD 5770 ForumATI Radeon 5770 crashes on startup with artifacts Forum[HELP] Problems with my xfx 5770 Graphics card! ForumHD 5770 and GTX 460 ForumNeed to replace hardware ASAP ForumNew HD 5770 card - NFS:S/Prototype performance isnt that good. ForumGA-P55A-UD3 & CROSSFIRE ? NEED HELP ASAP ForumCompatibility for radeon HD 5770 Forum5770 Crossfire, Best budget dual graphic card solution? ForumI5/GA-P55-UDP4 w/ 5770 (or 4890) or 955 BE/M4A79XTD EVO w/2 5770 ForumGtx 660 [non-ti] or Radeon HD 7850 ForumUpgrading my 9800gt EVGA 1gb ddr3 Forum[Solved] Thinking of Upgrading to a 7870-Want Advice ForumUpgrading Graphics Card Forum[Solved] Upgrading GTX 580 @ 1440p, ~$500 budget Forum[Solved] Upgrading GPU from Gt430 to 7750 More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !