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January 15, 2013 10:02:38 PM

Hey! I play farcry 3 / skyrim / world of warcraft , i have a 1650x1080 monitor , i want te best ~300$ video card ( which brand? Model etc ) here's my build

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

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
Motherboard: MSI Z77A-G45 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($114.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Memory: Patriot Viper 3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($36.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($69.99 @ NCIX US)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($51.52 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $598.42
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-15 18:58 EST-0500)


Thanks a lot ! ( i've been told that a 660ti would be perfect , but still, which brand ?? Msi... Gigabyte... Etc :p  thanks )

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January 15, 2013 10:24:04 PM

heres a better build with better mobo, powersupply.ram, and videocard.

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

CPU: Intel Core i5-3470 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($149.99 @ Microcenter)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155 Motherboard ($127.99 @ Amazon)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($41.26 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: PowerColor Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card ($274.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Cooler Master HAF 912 ATX Mid Tower Case ($51.52 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 650W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($59.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS DVD/CD Writer ($24.98 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $850.68
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-01-15 19:24 EST-0500)

best bang for bucks card is a 7950 atm for that price, overclocked can rival a gtx 680.

and is a better deal than nvidia, i own a gtx 660ti its nice but for the price i should of bought a 7950 tbh.

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January 15, 2013 10:29:55 PM

I have to agree with iceclock on the 7950.
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January 15, 2013 10:43:40 PM

Too late for the whole build since i already ordered hahah but i'll get this card! :p 
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January 15, 2013 10:48:22 PM

what did u order finally?

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January 15, 2013 10:55:01 PM

All i linked on top exept the video card and powersupply , i'll take xfx 650w and for the videocard which brand should i take for a 7950?
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January 15, 2013 11:05:27 PM

the cheapest u can find. probably msi or gigabyte.

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January 15, 2013 11:06:11 PM

They're all good, so long as you don't get a reference design card. Sapphire would be my pick.
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January 15, 2013 11:10:43 PM

I had a preferance for sapphire and gigabyte too , alright thanks a lot!
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January 15, 2013 11:11:36 PM

no problem mang, so what build did u pick finally urs or mine?

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January 16, 2013 12:30:23 AM

I took mine because i ordered pieces last week hahaha but the powersupply was back ordered so i canceled it and i'll take the xfx 650 you posted :p  an for the card sapphire 7950
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January 16, 2013 12:34:25 AM

Good luck with your build! :) 
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January 16, 2013 12:51:14 AM

excellent anarky u can now choose ur own answer as best answer :D 

and if u required further help private message me cheers.

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January 16, 2013 12:56:05 AM

Perfect! Thanks a lot mate! Help is really appreciated!! My first build hahah
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January 16, 2013 1:16:21 AM

no problem. anytime sir :)  toobad u cant select ur own answer -_-

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