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Which video card is better for gaming?

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a c 82 U Graphics card
December 21, 2012 6:05:48 PM

gtx 550 ti alot better, ;) 

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a b U Graphics card
December 21, 2012 6:06:35 PM

550ti, what is your budget and current system specs?
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a c 82 U Graphics card
December 21, 2012 6:07:31 PM

im guessing his budget is in the 120-130s only the 7700 i would see as a healthy alternative at that price range.

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a b U Graphics card
December 21, 2012 6:10:38 PM

personally id go for this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

@OP its usually the second and third digits that matter the most the first is just the gen

ie: gt 630 is significantly worse then a 550ti, a 650ti however is a pretty decent card as well but a bit out of your budget
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a c 193 U Graphics card
December 21, 2012 6:11:58 PM

I agree with iceclock. In that range, a HD7770 is better. See if there are GTX650Ti cards in that range. I'm not sure I'd buy the cheapest graphics card with a given GPU though; I'd be worried about getting a poopy fan, low-quality shroud, inefficient (and potentially whiny) solid-core chokes, and otherwise a low-quality product.
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December 21, 2012 6:16:46 PM

Best answer selected by rader953.
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December 21, 2012 6:38:42 PM

also here is a link to my buid so far... I completely changed it after feedback from Kamen_BG. I'm worried about the power supply tough.

had to reduce cost in some area to get a better video card

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/txnF
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a b U Graphics card
December 21, 2012 6:41:05 PM

xfx makes nice psus
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a c 82 U Graphics card
December 21, 2012 6:43:05 PM

ur new build seems nice except id choose maybe a higher tier mobo.

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December 21, 2012 6:47:39 PM

iceclock said:
ur new build seems nice except id choose maybe a higher tier mobo.

I'm sorry I am new to this but could you explain to me what a mobo is?
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