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Budget for graphic card? NVIDIA or AMD?
200-350 depending on how I feel


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post #12 of 16
I would suggest MSI 560 Ti Best Bang for the buck as NVIDIA. I'm an sucker for NVIDIA but I see a lot of people recommending Radeon 6950.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127594
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I would suggest MSI 560 Ti Best Bang for the buck as NVIDIA. I'm an sucker for NVIDIA but I see a lot of people recommending Radeon 6950.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127594
Correct me if I'm wrong but wouldn't that be about the same as my 5870 performance?


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Correct me if I'm wrong but wouldn't that be about the same as my 5870 performance?


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Yes, there's not much in it in terms of performance. Certainly not worth changing cards IMO: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/294?vs=330
 
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post #15 of 16
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After looking there seems to be very little gain in going i7 instead of i5 2500k. Does that seem right?


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post #16 of 16
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So..... I'm down to this.
Attachment 224396
Now I just need a SSD, monitor and possibly new gpu(s).
As always I'm open to suggestions.
Thanks all!
Edit: Changed mind on monitor I had listed.

Edited by txzar - 8/14/11 at 9:01pm
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