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Need a graphics card wid budget of 4 to 5k

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December 18, 2012 12:03:29 AM

Hey evryone,
im lukng for a gud gaming graphics crd under 5000 INR

my system spec. are

core 2 duo e7500 2.93ghz
2gb ddr2 ram
gigabyte g41 board

dis is my first graphics crd n i dnt have any knwledge of al dis clocks and gpus :p 
can u ppl plz help me out?
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December 18, 2012 12:19:24 AM

Where are you looking to buy? Forgive me, but I'm not familiar with what retailers in India stock these days.
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December 18, 2012 12:20:42 AM

for 4-5k the absolute best graphics card is the amd radeon 6670 ddr3.
also get another 2gb of ram as just 2gb is not sufficient for todays demanding games.
dont worry abt clocks and all just install the graphics card in the pcie x16 slot download and install the latest amd drivers and you are good to go
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December 18, 2012 12:29:36 AM

@unclejehmimah
its ok...

@Mohit
yr m confusd in b/w nvidia and radeon, some says nvidia plays smooth game as of lo fps, n other says amd is bettr n cheapr,
wht u think amd is expnsive frm nvidia?
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December 18, 2012 12:43:25 AM

Hmmm, bt dis is nt in my budget :/ 
i was wondring if can buy a graphics crd of arnd 4000 and 2 gb ram as mohit said only 2gb is nt enough..
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December 18, 2012 12:46:59 AM

So get that on. But you have DDR2 Ram.
So you'll have to get 4GB ddr3 Ram. Which will cost around 1400.
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December 18, 2012 12:53:04 AM

damn...
n wht abt graphix crd nw?
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December 18, 2012 12:57:19 AM

Get a lower-end card. Or increase budget.
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December 18, 2012 1:00:59 AM

whts the price of hd5670 and 6750?
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December 18, 2012 2:01:12 AM

no he cannot get ddr3 ram coz he will have to upgrade his motherboard as well as it does not support ddr3.
so get 2gb ddr2 ram for as cheap as you can
and get 6670 ddr3 for about 4500 rs
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December 18, 2012 4:24:00 AM

raminder: does 6670 ddr5 @ 5671 comes in your budget. it would be best to buy.
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December 18, 2012 6:08:46 AM

@mohit... my board supprt ddr3 :p  and frm where i can get 6670 for 4500rs? bcoz at most of the sites, its rate is 5k or more
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December 18, 2012 6:13:13 AM

akshay.. my budget is 5k max... :/ 
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December 18, 2012 6:56:17 AM

This should do the trick

http://www.flipkart.com/gigabyte-amd-ati-radeon-hd-6670...

But I would recommend

http://www.flipkart.com/sapphire-radeon-hd-6670-1gb-ddr...

And If you find this one locally, Its supposed to be the best in 6670 lines. Even the looks are great.

http://www.flipkart.com/msi-amd-ati-r6670-md1gd5-1-gb-d...

Don't go for ddr3. Extend your buget by 5-600 and get a ddr5 6670 atleast. DDR3 will have a 10fps difference in most games and that is the gap between playable and non playable in low end cards.

Here is the ram you should look for.

http://www.flipkart.com/transcend-ddr2-2-gb-pc-ram-jm80...

http://www.flipkart.com/kingston-ddr2-2-gb-pc-ram-kvr80...

Recommend the kingston one. Havent had many good reviews for transcend lately.



If you are extremely tight on budget only then go for ddr3 and it will be a bad investment seeing the gddr5 version is 1k more. But still it will be fine in most games.


And you can hold off the ram purchase for a while and invest in gfx. 2 gb ram will suffice for most games all you have to make sure is to free it before you play.

PS : I am planning on getting a 6670 ddr5 myself as soon as my problem gets solved.. :/ 
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December 18, 2012 9:22:17 AM

Arpit- thnku so much,
hmm i was thinkng it too to hold the ram for gfx...

and 1 more thing my has pci-e 1.0 and the gfx has 2.0, it gonna reduce the capacity of crd?
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December 18, 2012 11:25:59 AM

Dont worry they are backwards compatible :)  all new cards work on old slots and old cards work on new
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December 18, 2012 11:33:05 AM

ramindersk said:
Hey evryone,
im lukng for a gud gaming graphics crd under 5000 INR

my system spec. are

core 2 duo e7500 2.93ghz
2gb ddr2 ram
gigabyte g41 board

dis is my first graphics crd n i dnt have any knwledge of al dis clocks and gpus :p 
can u ppl plz help me out?

This is not facebook.Write some proper english.
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December 18, 2012 11:51:57 AM

ok.. cool down cooldude..

@arpit ohkk,
and what about hd 5670 ddr5?its market price here is around 4300..
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December 18, 2012 12:10:42 PM

15-20% less performance than a 6670 and 6670 has more shaders so it will benifit from shader intensive titles. You can go for 5670gddr5 if you can live with;slight less performance and as 6670 is newer it has less power eq and less heat. Btw where do you live for getting 5670 so cheap?

Sorry for spells and typos, typing from phone on TSH is hard
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December 18, 2012 12:23:08 PM

from nehruplace price list..
i know hd6670 is better than hd5670 but its price is also comparatively high as hd 6670 gddr5 is of 6000 and hd 5670 is of 4300, the difference of 1700 :|
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December 18, 2012 3:18:35 PM

Get the HIS version of 5670 its supposed to be good. But 6670 is available for 5700 in flipkart which I just ordered. So you can see if you can get that :p 

A good idea would be a 5670 + 2gb ddr2 ram as i can see you will be doing it for the first time this card will keep you happy enough.. :p 
Next aim for a big processor and motherboard and ram upgrade :p 
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December 19, 2012 10:17:58 AM

ohk.. thnxx take care.. :) 
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December 19, 2012 10:22:00 PM

cooldudesubho said:
This is not facebook.Write some proper english.


*This is not Facebook. Write using proper English.
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May 21, 2013 3:35:23 AM

Thnxx everyone for the replies.. i bought the 6670 ddr5 3 months ago..
and m very much satisfied with card.. i completed many games like bionic commando.. all assassin creed parts.. nfs run etc.. and for all these games m getting more 50 60 fps.. n m very happy with this card..
but last week my frnd gave me darksiders2.. m not able to play this game.. :(  everytime i open the game only lines lines are coming.. though backgrnd sound is coming.. what to do??
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May 21, 2013 4:03:12 AM

ramindersk said:
Thnxx everyone for the replies.. i bought the 6670 ddr5 3 months ago..
and m very much satisfied with card.. i completed many games like bionic commando.. all assassin creed parts.. nfs run etc.. and for all these games m getting more 50 60 fps.. n m very happy with this card..
but last week my frnd gave me darksiders2.. m not able to play this game.. :(  everytime i open the game only lines lines are coming.. though backgrnd sound is coming.. what to do??

Is it a legal copy of the game?
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May 21, 2013 4:18:34 AM

I dont think so.. but game works perfectly on my frnd's pc.. he has a low end graphics card 9500gt
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May 21, 2013 4:25:02 AM

ramindersk said:
I dont think so.. but game works perfectly on my frnd's pc.. he has a low end graphics card 9500gt


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