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HD 5670 enough for my needs? maxing out

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December 22, 2012 12:55:12 PM

Hi all so i have
core 2 duo e6750 2.66 (stock)
2gb ram ddr2
365w max HP psu 100 ~ 240v

so i wanna buy new GPU and 2gb or 4gb more ram

so can u help me decide a decent gpu which can max out games like gta iv and upcoming gta five or mass effect 3 bf3 protype 2 assasins creed 3 under 1280x 1080 ( thats the max res my moniter can give )
under 100$

i was thinking
HD 5670 1gb ddr5 shader v5.0


i have seen many videos in which HD 5670 has maxed out all new games

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbQ_LGvvmvE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUY-fyb_1TA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AEQTwTfdEA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNm2qWfDNjw

and many many more


so i ask is this good that i buy HD 5670 which will run GTA 5 too

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a b U Graphics card
December 22, 2012 1:05:55 PM

Thats a Old GPU, get a better one like 7750 or GTX 650
December 22, 2012 1:07:55 PM

i need it under 100$
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December 22, 2012 1:19:05 PM

also look at my psu
December 22, 2012 1:20:09 PM

and i have PCI-express x16 will it run?
a b U Graphics card
December 22, 2012 1:25:25 PM

I agree with the HD7750.

You can find the HD7750 for ~$100 these days. It is ~3X as fast as the HD5670 and uses just a little more power than the HD5670 too. Since your CPU is unlikely to be fast enough to keep the HD7750 busy, the HD7750 will likely end up using a lot less power and this may let you stretch your generic HP PSU's lifespan a little longer.
a b U Graphics card
December 22, 2012 1:35:50 PM

7750 doesn't require any connector of PSU.
It draws power from Pci slot.
December 22, 2012 1:45:42 PM

u mean i will max gta five with it at 1280 x 1080 by also adding 2 gb more ram

and will i get it at 80$ or below at used?
a b U Graphics card
December 22, 2012 1:57:26 PM

usmansajid said:
u mean i will max gta five with it at 1280 x 1080 by also adding 2 gb more ram

and will i get it at 80$ or below at used?


Can't say.
a c 291 U Graphics card
December 22, 2012 2:31:06 PM

You can't get a card that will max out games for $100.

P. S. those videos are fake.
a b U Graphics card
December 22, 2012 6:22:06 PM

usmansajid said:
and will i get it at 80$ or below at used?

You have to be careful about which model you get. Some 7750s have DDR3 memory and you can find them NEW at around $80 and others have GDDR5 which provides about twice the RAM bandwidth and cost closer to $100 new.

With a GDDR5 HD7750, you can play most games with most eye candy enabled at 1920x1080p.

If you want to know how much these are worth used, eBay is your friend.
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