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I've upgraded my sig rig with 8GB of some Samsung chips, a new 64GB Crucial M4 and a Zosma (Unlocked to a Thuban, planning on OCing).

However I'm not completely satisfied with my performance in Mass Effect 3 and BF3. I was thinking about those new 7800 series that are coming out soon but they seem hella expensive I was thinking more in the 200 300 range. What do you guys recommend with my current setup and power supply in mind? biggrin.gif
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A 560 Ti for about $230 or the 448-core version for about $280.
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I would wait until the new nvidia range comes out. That should bring the prices down on the 7000 series as it's rumoured the nvidia 600 series will be "better" compared to the equivalent performance although I believe they will be more expensive. I know I'm mostly speculating but the first argument still stands; some say the 680/670 will be released next week thumb.gif
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7850 will launch at 250 I believe and the 7870 at 350. The 7850 will perform close but better than a 6950 and over clock like a beast. The 7870 fit the 6970 launch price but perform better than it and also overclock like a beast i.e. almost to 7970 levels.

current gen cards best bet would be the one she mentioned above me. Needless to say I see the 7850 will outperform the 560ti when it's launched for sale in 2 weeks.
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