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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103903

Thats the CPU.. whats the best card I could get that wouldn't bottleneck this?

AMD or Nvidia, I just need an idea of what I need.


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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kirus2012;13411525 
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103903

Thats the CPU.. whats the best card I could get that wouldn't bottleneck this?

AMD or Nvidia, I just need an idea of what I need.


Thanks!

grab a 5770 or the sapphire xtreme 5850
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5850? athlon x2?
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Would say a 460, or a 6870 bottleneck on that CPU?
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that athlon would probably bottleneck alot of modern gpus. The best it can do is gtx 460 imo.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nbmjhk6;13411542 
grab a 5770 or the sapphire xtreme 5850

This. Get it. It's an amazing bang-for-buck; the only cards that are faster are $200. You'll only experience some small bottlenecking, so not much to worry about. You can get it for $150 on [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Sapphire-Radeon-PCI-Express-Graphics-100282XTREME/dp/B004W75ATI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1304733208&sr=1-1"]Amazon[/ame] or ,if you can wait 3-4 days for it to come back to stock, on [ame="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102932&Tpk=5850%20xtreme"]Newegg[/ame].
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by robwadeson;13411585 
that athlon would probably bottleneck alot of modern gpus. The best it can do is gtx 460 imo.

An Athlon II X2 is fine. It won't bottleneck much.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13411621 
An Athlon II X2 is fine. It won't bottleneck much.

No, its not for me, its for a client... Its an Anthlon II x2.


lol nice rapid edit.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kirus2012;13411613 
What about this card?

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0363815

Too low end. Again, the Athlon II X2 won't experience any severe bottlenecking with the Athlon II X2, only a bit. It's [Radeon HD 5850 Xtreme] the absolute best card right now for the price. If you have the money, it'd simply be foolish not to get it.

EDIT: now I see it's for a client. That probably means he has a set budget, right? If the 5850 will make it go overboard, get a GeForce GTS 250 for the same price as the 6670 or a Radeon HD 5750.
Edited by LOL_Wut_Axel - 5/6/11 at 8:10pm
    
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