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Alright so I'm researching on buying a new GPU for my Rig my limit is about 100 bucks. So what specs do I need to look at when reasearch so that I can determine which one that I want to buy.
I'm considering of getting 6670 since it can run BF3 on medium. But Mostly I'm going to play MMO's such as World of Tanks, Tera, BF play4free, SWTOR, and stuff like that....
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http://www.amazon.com/HIS-Radeon-Eyefinity-DisplayPort-Express/dp/B005D6P0NI/ref=sr_1_15?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1330712916&sr=1-15
http://www.amazon.com/VisionTek-Killer-5770-Combo-900333/dp/B004E0ZLRO/ref=sr_1_10?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1330712916&sr=1-10
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i´d wait until u got some bucks more and buy a gtx460 or if wanna stay ati 5770 or better :/
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Why are they so high? the PCI-E takes 75W and the extra 75W that's 150w So why is it going all the way to 250+W? Did they neglect to subtract CPU, fans, and addon things??
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Why are they so high? the PCI-E takes 75W and the extra 75W that's 150w So why is it going all the way to 250+W? Did they neglect to subtract CPU, fans, and addon things??

yes.. and it goes over theese 150W for gpu. my idle consumpt. is abut 120-130W.. @idle - and 380-400 @ load. my cpu eats 90W at load. that are 390 - 90 = 300W
300W . 120 = 180W + ??? GPU@ idle .. so i thingk the 580 for example eats over 200W @ load.......

and tadaaa... my guess was right.. over 200W..look here 244W max biggrin.gif ..rest goes to pump, fans, mobo, hdd and such.
http://www.geforce.com/Hardware/GPUs/geforce-gtx-580/specifications
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what about HD 7750?

is slightly faster than HD 6770/5770 rolleyes.gif
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find a used 5700 series gpu
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How about dual Gtx 580 Ultra Classifieds?
     
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