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Well, I've been out of the loop and have been ordering parts for a new build.

I will be using the computer for heavy multi-tasking, but as far as games go i want to be able to run:

SC2
Diablo 3
CoD
most mmorpgs

I'm not crazy about ultra-max-perfect settings, but I would like to be able to play at a high-ish level with no lag. I don't want any delays whatsoever if possible.. and I'm not sure what kind of gpu to get.

please help
thanks
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Where do you live, there is a guy near me with an HD6870 for a loose 130$
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Your best bet is probably a 550 Ti or a 460. I think for ati a 6850 is still around 150. Also the Sapphire 5850 Xtreme can be had for around 135$ if you can find it.
Edited by james_ant - 8/13/11 at 1:01pm
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http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20

Best choices are B-Stock from EVGA. GTX 560/GTX 460

or you can find one here @ OCN for pretty cheap.
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Where do you live, there is a guy near me with an HD6870 for a loose 130$
Chicago

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Your best bet is probably a 550 Ti or a 460. I think for ati a 6850 is still around 150. Also the Sapphire 5850 Xtreme can be had for around 135$ if you can find it.
I've been told the 460 is good for my price range..will look into that and the 550 ti. thanks

Quote:
Originally Posted by WizrdSleevz View Post
http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20

Best choices are B-Stock from EVGA. GTX 560/GTX 460

or you can find one here @ OCN for pretty cheap.
will check it out, thanks

btw these cards will run the games i want at good settings yeah?
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http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20

Best choices are B-Stock from EVGA. GTX 560/GTX 460
Second this suggestion,the 465 or 460 FPB looks good for you IMO,and yes these cards will run those games just fine.
Edited by reezin14 - 8/13/11 at 1:15pm
 
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Grab the 465 from the B-Stock if you don't mind the 90 day only warranty, it's a good deal regardless. Hope it unlocks to a 470. I'm sure you can run these games at 60FPS just fine for the games listed because of your processor with a 465. What do you have your processor overclocked to 24/7?
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$135 gaming cards are kinda hard to find, Unless you go on evga b-stock, ebay or even look around OCN.

But i do suggest that you try to hunt a GTX 460 1gb
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post #9 of 25
check the ocn for sale/wanted forums under video.
I see plenty of people selling their gtx 460.
It might be better to buy from ocn considering most of these owners have full 2 years or even lifetime and im sure they'll help you with rma if you need one.
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GTX460, $119 after mir:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814500202
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