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I have convinced my wife that the video cards are bad. I have not played computer games in a few years but really want to start playing SW. I need some advice on updating my video cards. I don't want to spend too much money but any suggestions for $300 or less.. either a two card solution or one card with the ability to Crossfire or SLI later would be cool.
    
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Also.. What would you do with my RAM situation?
    
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Grab one of these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125384

Grab a beer and call it a day.

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I see all these RAM kits at twice as much RAM. Are you sure I am good? I haven't been gaming for a couple years but want to start playing SWOR
    
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I need some Tiger Direct options or something outside of California to avoid the sales tax.
    
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I see all these RAM kits at twice as much RAM. Are you sure I am good? I haven't been gaming for a couple years but want to start playing SWOR

4GB RAM is enough these days, let alone 6GB. The reason people buy 8GB is because RAM is so cheap these days.
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Any reason not to get this card? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127615&Tpk=MSI%20N560GTX-Ti%20448%20Twin%20Frozer

$264 after rebate. Not sure I can find anything that beats it.
    
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SLi two of these will give you 580-like performance for $120 cheaper.
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