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I know there are no guarantees, but I just wan't to run games like GTA5, hitman 3, max payne 3 in the future, saints row this month!

My current card is this and I can run GTA 4 pretty well..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150579

or maybe it's this, can't tell with CPU Z

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150579


I can't find anything else under $150 that seems great, only interested in NVIDIA and this looks cool:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814187149
Edited by markgerazzi - 11/4/11 at 9:47pm
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127518

$139.99 AMIR

A 460 will out perform a 550ti
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A GTX 460 is your best bet. They are about $150 after mail in rebate. I would suggest the MSI Twin Frozer variant.
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post #4 of 19
It's a good card. A little cheaper at NCIX-US.
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=554...r&promoid=1287
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Thanks guys, only thing abou tthat card is that it runs hotter, louder, and has had more complaints.
But that can be due to chasis and fans.
I'll probably still get it.
Edited by markgerazzi - 11/4/11 at 10:12pm
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Get a 460. Best card for you're price range. I love mine.
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post #7 of 19
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Damn the 460 can run Crysis 2 at max settings, or at least almost, nice!

This is my card
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Originally Posted by IcyPimpHand View Post
Get a 460. Best card for you're price range. I love mine.

I'm going for a silent PC, how's the noise? Can I replace the stock fan?

Let's not talk about WC.
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it will be silent unless u set a manual fan profile. which i recommend u do anyways =]
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If you want to stick with nvidia, a 460. But the 6850 is no slouch either for the same price. Plus the 6850 is newer and has lower power consumption and heat.
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