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Well I am going to give my old phenom II rig to my kids so they dont bug to use mine... Now they wont be playing things that are too intensive...they are young, and the most intensive i think will be railworks2(my son loves trains)...

I dont wish to spend a arm and a leg and want something with DX11.... My thoughts were a HD 5670 or 5750....

Anyone has a better suggestion???
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6770 would be perfect for what you want, or a GTX 550 or GTS 450. Any of those would work great.
This would be great if you don't mind spending a little bit of cash.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161378
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Since He's going to play something NON Intensive, GTS 250 512MB.
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240GT, little faster and cheaper(in Canada anyways)
    
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Since He's going to play something NON Intensive, GTS 250 512MB.

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Originally Posted by adzsask View Post
240GT, little faster and cheaper(in Canada anyways)
He said he wants DX11. I'd say a GTS450 or a 5770. Real cheap nowadays.
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Well I am going to give my old phenom II rig to my kids so they dont bug to use mine... Now they wont be playing things that are too intensive...they are young, and the most intensive i think will be railworks2(my son loves trains)...

I dont wish to spend a arm and a leg and want something with DX11.... My thoughts were a HD 5670 or 5750....

Anyone has a better suggestion???
Look in the For Sale section and snag a GTX460.
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post #7 of 8
GTS450. When they aren't playing on it you can fold on it. Of course with the games they are playing could probably still fold and it won't hurt the game but may slow the folding a bit. LOL
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if you want longevity get a 550Ti
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