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hello i am asking what card does the GT520 compare to example 8800GT or something like that and is this any good i currently have a GT210 i play most games on MID - HIGH except BF3 frown.gif I want to upgrade because of the lag in BF3 so is this worth the upgrade?
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I find it very doubtful that GT210 plays anything on resolution higher than 800x600..
Anyway. Both cards are low-end, targeted as HTPC builds. GT520 offers little performance upgrade compared to 210. You could see something in the range of 2x boost in some scenarios, and none in other, but overall both cards are not good enough for gaming.
If it comes for free, or for very low price - do the upgrade, at least you'll gain some Dx11, although you won't be able to see it at more than 3FPS.

8800 GT is far supperior in performance. The only advantage 520 has against 8800 GT is Dx11 support. In all other aspects it gets its ass served on a silver plate by the 8800 smile.gif

EDIT: Here's a review on the 520: http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Zotac/GeForce_GT_520/12.html
Edited by ronnin426850 - 3/10/12 at 4:48pm
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