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If you guys could give me like a top 5 for gaming GPUs it would be a huge help!
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If you guys could give me like a top 5 for gaming GPUs it would be a huge help!

What price range? (this will probably get moved to graphics card general rather than processor general wink.gif )
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Happy to say pretty much anything. I just want the beastiest one.
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GTX 680, HD 7970, GTX 590, HD 6990. GTX 580

I have satisfied both groups. thumb.gif
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680
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If there is no limit on price then I would say....

Gtx 680
AMD 7970
Asus Mars II gtx 580x2
Gtx 590
AMD 6990

not necessarily in any order, but the dual gpu cards will give better frame rates with the potential for micro stuttering and sli/crossfire problems.

The most powerful card on the list (and in the world) is the Asus Mars II gtx 580x2.
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Depends on the resolution you're playing at but at 1680x1050 my 2 GTX570's in SLI kill everything.
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well you cant just ask that in general what you should ask is what is the best gaming for the set up you currently have. if your running 1080p there are a lot of cards that will run decently. i would recommend any of these performance is set up least from greatest.

from nvidia side

560 ti
480
560 ti 448
570
580 1.5 gb
580 3gb
680
Asus MARS card

from ati/amd side

6870 2gb
6950 2gb
7850 2gb
6970 2gb
7870 2gb
7950 3gb
7970 3gb

from multi monitor id use any of the following in sli / crossfire but a REALLY big factor is the psu that you have. also if you want to run a single card but have multi monitors the 6990 or 590 are great choices also you could wait a little for 7990
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post #9 of 19
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Originally Posted by Humafold View Post

GTX 680, HD 7970, GTX 590, HD 6990. GTX 580
I have satisfied both groups. thumb.gif

Second that but with the addition of saying if you overclock the 7970 is way faster if you leave it at stock the 680 is better. biggrin.gif
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The site I am getting it from is out of the 680 which is why I came here, this is a sponsorship kind of deal so i can't get it somewhere else. Thanks for the help though guys!
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