Video card question Tags: New Build Systems Product Last response: January 16, 2013 1:16 AM in Systems Share arnaky 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 thanks ) More about : video card question AMD Radeon January 15, 2013 10:05:06 PM 660 Ti is a mid card if you can afford 299 usd, get this http://pcpartpicker.com/part/pny-video-card-vcggtx670xp... or 350 http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-n670gtxpm2d... and this psu is on sale xfx 650W http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1650snlb... m 0 l iceclock 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. m 0 l Related resources Question about my video card and my case - Forum Video Card question?? - Forum Question on build and video card in case - Forum XPS 8100 Video Card Upgrade Question - Forum Question about PCIE cord from psu to video card - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer thebigbug January 15, 2013 10:29:55 PM I have to agree with iceclock on the 7950. m 0 l arnaky January 15, 2013 10:43:40 PM Too late for the whole build since i already ordered hahah but i'll get this card! m 0 l iceclock January 15, 2013 10:48:22 PM what did u order finally? m 0 l arnaky 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? m 0 l iceclock January 15, 2013 11:05:27 PM the cheapest u can find. probably msi or gigabyte. m 0 l thebigbug 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. m 0 l arnaky January 15, 2013 11:10:43 PM I had a preferance for sapphire and gigabyte too , alright thanks a lot! m 0 l iceclock January 15, 2013 11:11:36 PM no problem mang, so what build did u pick finally urs or mine? m 0 l arnaky 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 an for the card sapphire 7950 m 0 l thebigbug January 16, 2013 12:34:25 AM Good luck with your build! m 0 l iceclock January 16, 2013 12:51:14 AM excellent anarky u can now choose ur own answer as best answer and if u required further help private message me cheers. m 0 l arnaky January 16, 2013 12:56:05 AM Perfect! Thanks a lot mate! Help is really appreciated!! My first build hahah m 0 l iceclock January 16, 2013 1:16:21 AM no problem. anytime sir toobad u cant select ur own answer -_- m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! 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