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Ok short and quick. Thinking about upgrading my Graphics card but need some suggestions. As you can see i have the ATI 4850 1gb DUEL slot card. I run Bfbc2 on medium setting just fine. My budget is about 180-190$ Thats all i can afford right now.


What will be a good deal better than what i have now?
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I would sugest a Radeon 6870..It will run BC2 on max settings with max AA no problem.
Also, theres a mail in rebait for $20 on most brands. Just chose which brand you would rather have.

Link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...on=radeon+6870
post #3 of 7
If you have enough budget, go for a GIGABYTE 6950.
It has a WindforceII cooler and Ultra Durable materials, the most important is that 6950 can fresh the Bios to 6970, spending less money and get much more performance, there's no any reason not to buy it.
post #4 of 7
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Thank you. I'm currently looking at this card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-506-_-Product

What would be comparable to this but from Nvidia?
Edited by Bugs - 5/18/11 at 9:47pm
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post #5 of 7
my guess would be a gtx 560...might be wrong though. i use to have the exact same mobo as yours. it's a pretty good board and gives you option to crossfire up the road. i'd go with the sapphire card.
Edited by toyz72 - 5/18/11 at 9:58pm
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post #6 of 7
the GTX560 non Ti is comparable to a 6870
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HD 6870 is comparable with GTX 560.
But overclocked GTX 560 can do better than overclocked HD 6870.
I think GTX 560 priced higher than HD 6870, eh?
    
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