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Looking for a new GPU for gaming. Planning to play BF3, MW3, Hitman: Absolution, BFBC2, CS:S, Sims 3, Metro, and a few other FPS and other modern games. I need a GPU and PSU together around or under the budget.

Budget: $350 or lower (For GPU & PSU.) shipped

Thanks!
Edited by SinX7 - 6/7/11 at 2:26pm
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EDIT: Oops, didnt see the PSU part. Go for systemlayers recommendation.
    
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MSI 560 TI and seasonic x-560
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either will do only 480s are a tessellation monster.... Metro almost punishes your GPU so i'd be leaning more towards a 480
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post #5 of 30
Stick with Ati.Get a radeon 6950. Or save money and go with a Radeon 5770.The sims3 runs great with everything set on high
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post #6 of 30
Wait is that budget for GPU+PSU or just GPU? A bit confused by your first post OP.
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6950
 
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post #8 of 30
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I might not be playing Metro tho, But I'll be playing BF3, MW3, BFBC2, CSS and Sims 3 more/mainly.
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I think these would do just fine...

GPU: 1GB MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II...or...Sapphire Radeon HD 6950 1GB

PSU: Antec Eco 520W...or Rosewill 630W Green Series
Edited by Tig Ol Bitties - 6/6/11 at 8:16pm
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Unlocked 6950.
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