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Im still looking around for a new card help me chose as I know nothing about gpu's

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814134139

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150563

any other suggestions would be great
 
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I take it about $200 +/- is your Budget ?

 

I'd try to up your budget just a tad and look at one of these ...

 

AMD PowerColor HD-6950 2GB = http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131393 @ $220.00

nVidia EVGA GTX-560ti 1GB OC'dhttp://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130610 @ $230.00

 

That XFX 2GB HD-6870 @ $195.00 you linked isn't too bad of a card for the money though either ... 

Either it or one of the 2 above I linked you and you'd get decent graphics performance for awhile without breaking the bank to do it.

Good Luck thumb.gif


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Having 2GB of memory will only help in crossfire/SLi
I would grab a 6950 1GB if you can,they score higher than the 560ti
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Having 2GB of memory will only help in crossfire/SLi


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Something interesting new to learn about vRAM wave2.gif

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YEP ... I just hope Redwoodz will post back so I can learn from him ... I'll be interested to know what I have wrong ? redface.gif
 

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