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For gaming at 1920x1080, budget max. £250, preferably under £200, single card or Crossfire or SLI. What single card/crossfire/sli setup do you recommend?
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Originally Posted by NathC;15147166 
For gaming at 1920x1080, budget max. £250, preferably under £200, single card or Crossfire or SLI. What single card/crossfire/sli setup do you recommend?

GTX 560 Ti 2Gb or HD6950 2GB.
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Originally Posted by smaudioz;15147521 
GTX 560 Ti 2Gb or HD6950 2GB.


^ This.

Both are great cards for that resolution.
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Get the 560Ti 2Gb.

I have one (1Gb version) and that runs 'fine'-ish on all games with high settings.
To be honest you might as well wait for the new Kepler cards, when they come out the prices for the 5xx cards will probably go down a lot.
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Here are the graphic cards i recommend.


Video Card Comparsion XFX ATI 6850 vs XFX ATI 6870 Review: HERE

Video Card Comparsion XFX ATI 6850 vs Gainward Geforce 560 Review: HERE

Video Card Comparsion XFX ATI 6870 vs Gainward Geforce 560 Review:HERE

Video Card Comparsion Gainward GTX460 GS-GLH vs Gainward Geforce 560 Review:
HERE


PowerColor ATI HD 6850 1GB GDDR5 £113: HERE

XFX ATI HD 6850 1GB GDDR5 Core: 775/Shader: 775/Memory Clock: 2000 £115: HERE

Asus ATI HD Radeon 6850 Core: 790/Shader: 775/Memory: 2000 £115: HERE

XFX ATI HD 6870 1GB GDDR5 Core: 900/Shader: 900/Memory: 2100 £143.95: HERE

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 460 Overclocked 1GB GDDR5 Core: 715/Shader: 1350/Memory: 1800 £129.99: HERE

Gainward Geforce GTX 460 GL-GSH 1GB GDDR5 Core: 800/Shader: 1600/Memory: 2000 £139.95:
HERE

Gainward Geforce GTX 560 1GB GDDR5 Core: 810/Shader: 1620/Memory: 2004 £139.97: HERE
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