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So I went down to Microcenter today, not expecting to buy anything, but I came across a deal, and I figured it was worth the money, so I bought the 6770 for 115$ dollars.

Unforunitly I am not really satisfied with this cards performance. I was hoping for a card that would play MW3, Battlefield 3, and Skyrim @ 1080p around medium high settings. (I don't own the games yet..) Though I cannot even max out Need for Speed World at 60FPS...

So I am kinda of up in arms with this card. I can go back to Microcenter tomorrow and buy another for 115$... OR I could return the 6770, and wait a week or two and buy a card with a 250$ budget.


What should I do? Some CF action or a better single card? Maybe a 560ti?
Edited by Nilareon - 11/14/11 at 9:04pm
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$250 can net you a pretty good 6870/6950. I just got a reference MSI 2GB 6950 and it plays everything I own on max. So unless you have to have a Nvidia card, I would go for the 6870/6950...
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hmm strange single 6770 (same as 5770) should be ok with medium or high settings for your 1080p.
Have you used driver sweeper to completely erase your old nvidia registries?
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Omg if you can return it and wait for the 560 Ti, that'd be your best bet. If not, like Phyxers said, a 6950 would be real good.
 
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Yeah, 1080p with a 6770 or even a 5770 at medium. I've had better experience running a 5770 at 1050p on high.
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Thanks for the replies guys, I'll use driver sweeper just because. Don't expect performance increases but it can't hurt. Haven't made my mind up... I sold my old 460 for a reason... I feel like the 6770 will hold off my slight gaming urges that come about from time to time...
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post #7 of 24
Although the 6770 is branded dx 11 it doesn't have the horse power to handle it.
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$110 for a 5770 is a terrible deal, you could probably score a GTX 460 with that money.
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post #9 of 24
I'd say return it, wait a week for your 250 budget. You'll net alot better card that will run games effortlessly at 1080p (GTX 560ti or AMD 6950 2GB). Or you can just go with a 6870 (150-200) which has more than enough power to run games maxed at 1080.
    
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So I went down to Microcenter today, not expecting to buy anything, but I came across a deal, and I figured it was worth the money, so I bought the 6770 for 115$ dollars.
Unforunitly I am not really satisfied with this cards performance. I was hoping for a card that would play MW3, Battlefield 3, and Skyrim @ 1080p around medium high settings. (I don't own the games yet..) Though I cannot even max out Need for Speed World at 60FPS...
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What should I do? Some CF action or a better single card? Maybe a 560ti?

6770 is budget gaming GPU. It'll do well in low settings, struggle with medium settings.

Just so you know 6770 for $115 is pretty much at its original price. Get a second handed GTX 460 at that price point.
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