Help me find the best gaming graphics card for i7 3770k

Hello, I am looking for a single nvidia graphics card that can max out all settings in world of Warcraft mists of pandaria. I have a 27 inch full HD LCD monitor 1920 x 1080 and a 24 inch monitor. I am interested in mostly preset cards as I have no experience in manually over clocking. I am not looking to set new records with benchmarks, I just want to know what card will run mop at max settings. I do not have a preset budget.
Computer specs
CPU i7 3770k
Motherboard Asrock Z77 extreme6 LGA 1155
Memory 2 4GB sticks of corsair vengeance 1866
CPU cooler Antec 25 kuhler h2o 620
Hard drive Samsung SSD 840 series 120GB
Power supply corsair tx850w
Case Antec 1200

Thank You,
-Tom
13 answers Last reply
More about help find gaming graphics card 3770k
  1. The best for your Resolution is 7950. It will max out every game.
  2. Thank you for your fast response. I am mostly looking for a nvidia card but for comparison what version of the 7950 are you referring to? I noticed on new egg they have many versions.
  3. That is basically my build... I only have an Extreme4 and a HX750 though... Good build! ;-)

    And yes, I suggest 7950, and if you have the money a 7970. But really, thew 7950 is such a good buy currently...
  4. Thank you for your response, do you have a link I can look at for the specific version of the 7950 and 7970 you are talking about. Also is there a equivalent to these cards made by GeForce?
  5. To answer your nvidia specific question... GTX 670 is about 10-15% better than HD7950. GTX660 Ti is tiny bit slower. For MOP, 660 Ti is already an overkill.
  6. Thank you for your response, while looking on newegg I noticed there are a lot of versions of the 660ti and the gtx670 including the signature series the FTW the super clocked etc. I also noticed the 660ti has between 2-3gb of ddr5 memory and is192bit and the 670 series cards are 2 or 4gb of memory and are 256bit. The Cuda cores are both 1344 but the core and boost clocks vary depending on the card. Can anyone tell me specifically what one of these cards is the best for my needs and if I need 2 or 4gb of memory, will I notice the difference in 192bit vs 256bit?
    Thank You.
    -Tom
  7. So you are getting a GTX 670?
  8. I still have no idea of what card I should get. Since the cards mentioned so far all have lots of different versions I do not know what one would be best. So if I was to purchase a card through new egg could someone please post a link to the exact version they are talking about so I can take a look. Thank you. Also it is important that the card I get last for long sessions without over heating and be capable of running 2 27 inch monitors.
  9. I would recommend :

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127696 (even comes with assassins creed III)
    or
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127685 (includes assassins creed III and Borderlands 2)

    Both these cards are already overclocked, and it's easy to push them further if you want to try it out later on.
    It's my personal taste though, you can look into the other brands if you wish.

    Edit: I can also mention that im using the 660ti version myself and i have Never seen it go past 72degrees, and i have overclocked mine quite a bit. When it hit 72degrees it was running a Furmark test that pushes the card way more than any normal gaming sessions. It's also a comfortably quiet card.
  10. It all depends how much you want to spend. GTX 670 is considerably better than GTX 660 Ti (~20%), but it's also more expensive. Though, both of these cards will be able to max out World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria with everything on: Shadows, MSAAx8, etc.

    If I were to choose personally, I'd pick these.

    GTX 660 Ti: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130837

    GTX 670: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127685
  11. Sunius said:
    It all depends how much you want to spend. GTX 670 is considerably better than GTX 660 Ti (~20%), but it's also more expensive. Though, both of these cards will be able to max out World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria with everything on: Shadows, MSAAx8, etc.

    If I were to choose personally, I'd pick these.

    GTX 660 Ti: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130837

    GTX 670: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127685


    So I noticed you and jarlsuki both posted the same version of the gtx 670. Is this the best version of that card?

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127685&nm_mc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r&cm_mmc=OTC-pr1c3grabb3r-_-Video+Cards-_-MSI-_-14127685
  12. One of the best, and the price is compelling. It has very high overclocking potential and very good cooling. Comes with 3 year warranty as well. And it's pretty cheap when comparing to other GTX 670s.
Ask a new question

Read More

Graphics Cards Graphics Product