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Just paired a i3 2120 with a 6870.....works like a gem!

That said I doubt there are many games that would bottleneck your CPU with any single card out there from the 6xxx series or 5xx series cards. (Minus the dual GPU cards of course)
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Thanks friends. Reps all around
As mentioned in the OP, the machine would be basically used for WoW. Down the line, I'm sure she'll try other games, but for now, it's basically WoW.
I see this. SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6770 1GB. Nice price, and right in the range she'd like to pay. What do you guys think?

That's a great card for the price. It'll run WoW very well.
If you wouldn't mind looking at used cards, you could pick up an HD 5830 for the same price or less here on the forums.
Also, an HD 6850 is only about $120 after MIR.

If you wanted to go Nvidia, I'd recommend finding a used GTX 460. They should be around $100 now.
    
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You have some options.

You are willing to spend $100+ on her GPU, so I'm thinking, why don't you give her your 4890 and upgrade yourself up to a 6950 2GB or something?

Also, consider contacting this Seller about his remaining GTX 460 w/ an Accelero.

And XFX 5770 for $115, $85 after MIR.
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