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which graphics card should i get? my budget is 400$, 2 in cross or sli will be fine, or just 1.
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What are your system specs? We need to know what would best compliment your system.
Also, will this be for gaming? If so, at what resolution?
    
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http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...-rig-help.html

at the bottom
yes gaming and at 1920x1080
Edited by Lanathide - 8/1/11 at 4:25pm
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You should of just asked in the other thread. It's up to you, a single 6950 2gb would probably do you good for that resolution..
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post #5 of 14
Tje best ypu can do for 400is crossfired hd 6870s, these offer more power than a gtx 580. I'm not sure about bottlenecks with a 955.
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post #7 of 14
The best bang for your buck will be either a GTX 560 TI or an HD 6950 2GB.

If you really want to go SLI/CF, either HD 6790's/5770's or GTX 460's will do a wonderful job.
You can find GTX 460 SE's for $89.99, while a single HD 6950/560 TI will be around $250. A single card setup is usually better for driver support and tempetures.
    
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post #8 of 14
Moved to the AMD/ATI forums, your questions will be answered there.
EDIT: Arg, should've moved this to general graphics card discussions.... one min
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LOL sorry mod, probably should've posted there in the first place.. I'm new
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At $400, Crossfire 6870s work very well for single monitor.
     
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