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Could this HD 7850 do 3D gaming? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150617

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Poorly, yes.

This also depends on the resolution as well. 3D takes up VRAM and requires more core/memory speed over standard gaming.
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Poorly, yes.
This also depends on the resolution as well. 3D takes up VRAM and requires more core/memory speed over standard gaming.

 

Would an HD 7870 2GB bet a much better choice?

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Not much better. VRAM wise, yes. Overall 3D ability, not by much.
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Would an HD 7870 2GB bet a much better choice?
Yes, very much so, actually I would almost go 1 step further to either a gtx 660ti or, if you have the money, a radeon 7950
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Would an HD 7870 2GB bet a much better choice?

Of course. There will be a big difference with the 2GB.
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Yes, very much so, actually I would almost go 1 step further to either a gtx 660ti or, if you have the money, a radeon 7950

 

Why would a GTX 660 Ti be better? Just wondering, because it seems like the 7870 gives the same performance.

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Why would a GTX 660 Ti be better? Just wondering.

It is a lot faster but also costs more. Are you willing to spend more is the question.
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It is a lot faster but also costs more. Are you willing to spend more is the question.

 

He's look at $250~, because he wants to be able to play 3D games well.

 

It seems like HD 7950 is the same price as GTX 660 Tis


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What type of 3D i do not see how it could do Nvidias 3D vision which is the best 3D..

Must be Anaglyph which is meh imo..

If you want Great 3D get a Nvidia Gpu.

Shop the market place for a used 670 for around 300$ imo if he wants great 3D...
    
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