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Id go with a 6950/7870/7950 or a 560Ti/570/580. AMD cpus work fine with nvidia GPUs

and have a huge bottleneck rolleyes.gif

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On the AMD side, HD 7770/7850 would be a nice pairing.
Or from the last generation, HD6850/HD6870.
As far as nVidia goes, a GTX 460/550/560 would do you well, too.
    
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Well the only thing is guys I'm on a tight budget and I'm coming up to the fx 4100 from a ancient e2160 so even if I did get a little bit better chip I won't notice the difference , and if it helps I'm running a 1920x1080 monitor with a refresh rate of 60Hz and uses a VGA input there isn't a hdmi port or dvi port on my monitor smile.gif

So now that you figured that out,

What games do you play the most, and do you want to turn the detail settings/Anti-Aliasing up all the way?

Or,

If you know the exact budget, you could size your card according to that.

Plan on overclocking it?
Okay cool. Right I don't play games a lot I only sometimes do and I play minecraft , cod 4 , cod 5 zombies and black ops zombies.
I would probably want the detail up fully but i don't really know smile.gif

I was thinking about getting a GT 440 for about £40 which is quiet cheap considering in some places they are about 60. And yes I do plan on overclocking
The only other is mu budget for a graphics card I know you live in America but computer components are a lot cheaper there. I'm planning to spend around £40-45 smile.gif
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On the AMD side, HD 7770/7850 would be a nice pairing.
Or from the last generation, HD6850/HD6870.
As far as nVidia goes, a GTX 460/550/560 would do you well, too.
Alright I will look into some of these cards and try and find a new one for cheap biggrin.gif
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Alright I will look into some of these cards and try and find a new one for cheap biggrin.gif

For that range, a 5670,5750,6750 or even a 4850. GTS 450,8800,GTS 250.
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I'd look in the OCN market and also over at TPU for a good used card. There are a lot of UK sellers, so you might find a diamond in the rough. Otherwise new, you are looking at what Redwoodz said and that is being optimistic.
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I'd look in the OCN market and also over at TPU for a good used card. There are a lot of UK sellers, so you might find a diamond in the rough. Otherwise new, you are looking at what Redwoodz said and that is being optimistic.
I have looked on the ocn marketplace and I have found some cheap gpus I think one was a good condition 5770 so far. Thanks for telling me smile.gif
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You dont know what you're talking about

do you know how a FX 4100 performs? ah? you dont sorry the one who is wrong here ,you are
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There is bottleneck on FX CPU with very high end GPU, but generally you won't notice it with 60 Hz monitor. To actually feel the difference you have to have an Intel system and AMD system side by side.

To your question OP HD6850/HD6870/HD7770 or GTX 470/560/560 Ti.

i have done that.. no a single difference, both running smooth as butter with every single game i tested (i5 2500/8120) and a 6970/7970, both pegged at 90% usage most of the time

MAYBE if youre running tri cards or something..

and YES, get the best card for your resolution, thats how you choose it; and oc the crap of your CPU.. thats a given no matter what model/brand is it thumb.gif
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do you know how a FX 4100 performs? ah? you dont sorry the one who is wrong here ,you are

I do. I've owned most AMD chips from the last 5 generations actually.

When I first played around with the FX-4100 I was very disappointed. Since then, I've unlocked its true potential at 5GHZ core, 3GHZnb, and 2GHZmemCL8. At high clocks it definitely has more bang for the buck than any AMD CPU since Callisto, granted it's only $100.

It doesn't even matter. The OP already has the FX-4100, so your point is moot anyway so you should stop trolling.

All you do is look like a fool when you claim it would severely bottleneck a mid-range card.

I can show you my personal test result data on this if you like.
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