Recommended GPU for new build!

Hi everybody!

I'm currently sourcing parts to build my first desktop and wanted some expert opinions on recommended graphics cards. I won't be doing any insane gaming, but I want the games I do play (RTS, the very occasional FPS) to play at the best possible level. This is comming from someone who has lived on an AMD Athlon and £30ish graphics card for the last 5 years, so I'm really not looking for anything too crazy!

I've currently got;

AMD Phenom II X4 965 BE
500w OCZ stealthXstream PSU
Antec 600 Case

and I'm looking at getting;

Gigabyte 990fxa ud3 motherboard
6GB - 8GB RAM
SSD of some sort

What card would you reccommend? There's a few Radeons I like the look of, but not sure if they are still any good, or even overkill for what I want? Budget of up to £150ish

Thanks!
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  1. PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/qLMh
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/qLMh/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/qLMh/benchmarks/

    Video Card: MSI GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card (£159.95 @ Aria PC)
    Total: £159.95
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-12 23:12 GMT+0000)

    would be plenty for some gaming :)
  2. Thanks for the quick response!

    and thanks for that pcpartpicker link - that's a pretty helpful site!

    I don't really know much about the nvidia range of cards so I'll have a read up about the GTX 660 - do you happen to know what the Radeon HD equivalent would be?

    Thanks!
  3. well u can get a this also:

    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/7AAA
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/7AAA/by_merchant/
    Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/uk/p/7AAA/benchmarks/

    Video Card: XFX Radeon HD 7870 2GB Video Card (£167.99 @ Aria PC)
    Total: £167.99
    (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
    (Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-13 16:00 GMT+0000)

    but for the price the nvidia card is a better deal :)
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