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Core i5 2500k
stock heatsink and fan ( upgrading to Noctua 14 soon)
4 GB Patriot Viper II PC12800 Dual Channel Memory
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Corsair 600 Watt Power Supply

Looking for an affordable card to play bf3 high-ultra without breaking the bank any suggestions are greatly appreciated
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Core i5 2500k
stock heatsink and fan ( upgrading to Noctua 14 soon)
4 GB Patriot Viper II PC12800 Dual Channel Memory
Windows 7 Home
GIGABYTE GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 Intel Z68 Motherboard
Seagate 1Tb 7200 Rpm 32mb cache
seagate 500mb 7200 rpm 16mb cache
LG 24x Dvd Burner( upgrading to bluray drive)
Corsair 600 Watt Power Supply
Looking for an affordable card to play bf3 high-ultra without breaking the bank any suggestions are greatly appreciated

nice rig so far:) running BF3 on ultra takes some doing. What budget would not be breaking the bank?
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I would like to not go over 250-300$ range id like to shoot for as low as possible
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6950 new or 6970 used.

That is your best bet.
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6950 new or 6970 used.
That is your best bet.

i got ninja'd...lol. but what he said.
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i saw a used 6950 on ebay, its 240 but you can make an offer on it. set the price to what you want. he says no you move on smile.gif also check the market place here. i got a nice gtx 260 here that im currently using.
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Thanks for the suggestions. Ill look into a few of them.
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