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post #1 of 12
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I don't care if it is AMD/ATi or Nvidia, the only requirements that I want on the card is that it can play:

Battlefield: Bad Company 2
Bulletstorm
Battlefield 3 (when it comes out)
The Witcher
The Wither 2 (when it comes out)

Preferably at full spec for the above games.

Anyone have recommendations?
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post #2 of 12
Single card? I do love my 580s they do me well and can be had for a pretty cheap price here on ocn - otherwise a 6950/70 would be your best bet :-)
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post #3 of 12
actually there are many many cards can meet your need, but if you have enough budget and don't wanna replace your card in a short-term, go get 570 or 6950, they're all worth their price now and both of them have great performance. if you wanna choose a brand I wanna recommend GIGABYTE, they have the best materials called UltraDurable, and GPU gaunlet tech' let them performs better than any other level-equal card.
post #4 of 12
GTX 580/570 and AMD 6950/70
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post #5 of 12
6990?


No budget so everyone is going to suggest the best cards available
post #6 of 12
Haha sure go for a quad fire 6990s
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post #7 of 12
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Budget would be under 300 dollars preferably, though, when the summer starts up I will be working more, so that is what is keeping me from saying the budget, I just want options.

Most people seem to be in agreement with the 6950, which doesn't look to bad for the price (I think last time I looked at it, it was over 300 dollars).
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post #8 of 12
At under 300, your best bet is probably the 6950 (around 260ish) and try to unlock to a 6970. Otherwise, if you can find a GTX 480 for under 300, that would be a very good candidate also.

Edit HD 6950: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-928-_-Product
Edit GTX 480: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-502-_-Product
post #9 of 12
How about SLI 460 Hawk's? They are $200 each so that will be $400 (you'll need another 100)
Or SLI 6870 TF3's = $440...
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post #10 of 12
Get a GTX 480. It's the same speed as a GTX 570, costs less, and has better power delivery, should you want to OC (though the 480 does run hot).

That's as good as you're gonna get for $300. It's an extremely powerful card.

EDIT: you could also get a GTX 560 Ti and OC to GTX 480/Radeon HD 6970 performance, but then you have to take into account that you can also OC the GTX 480, putting it close to the GTX 580.
    
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