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If your leaning towards nvidia at 1080p no reason to look past the 560 ti 448 or the 570 atm.
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A GTX 550 Ti should do you well.

1280x720 is a small resolution, and shouldn't need much power to run, but if you're looking for the best settings in terms of shadows, AA, foliage and aren't willing to part with one or two of them, then you might want a 560.


I'm currently gaming with a 550 Ti at 1280x1024 and I've not run into any problems on any game except for Alice: Madness Returns with PhysX set to High, which is hard to process regardless of resolution. I think you'll be happy with the same card if you're OK with turning shadows down in some games and PhysX down in others.

I usually see framerates well over 100 in most games, and some go up towards 300 like Minecraf and SC2.


If you get the 550 Ti, expect decent performance at your resolution but if you decide to buy a new monitor and game at 1080p the 550 Ti will run into some problems at higher settings, you'll need to turn some down as the card isn't that good, it's only great for people with low resolutions.
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