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Hey guys,

So I'm looking to spend ~$200 Australian on a new something for my machine and I'm not 100% on what to get.

I'm thinking new graphics card as the 5770's are starting to sweat it a little on some of the newer games.

Can you guys recommend a card for around this price point that will out perform the 2 5770's?

Or ideas on some thing else?


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GTX 560ti's have come down in price. there is alos the 7850 that is an amazing card and they are coming down in price also. if you can push it MAYBE you could pick up a GTX 660ti thumb.gif
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7850 would be the best in your price range, and overclocked it would give you a nice performance bump. Not to mention reduced power consumption and an extra gig of VRAM to work with. thumb.gif
    
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are these cards likely to handle a 3x 24 1920x1080 eyefinity setup in games on decent setting?
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post #5 of 15
this is a beastly card Sapphire Radeon HD7850 2GB OC V2 at $225AUD
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=21182

with a decent OC you can push it to a hd7870 performance and it should work well for your displays
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truth is dude if u want decent performance in 5760x1082 ur gunna need at least a 7950. maybe save up another 100 and get one of those

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1311&products_id=20827

theyre very overclockable as well.
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post #7 of 15
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are these cards likely to handle a 3x 24 1920x1080 eyefinity setup in games on decent setting?

ha ha no way. you are looking at $300-$400+ for that setup
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are these cards likely to handle a 3x 24 1920x1080 eyefinity setup in games on decent setting?

ha ha no way. you are looking at $300-$400+ for that setup

come to think about yeah this is true, an extra GB of VRAM would go a long way for eyefinity
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post #9 of 15
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are these cards likely to handle a 3x 24 1920x1080 eyefinity setup in games on decent setting?

Nope you will need a 7950 or two AND a cpu upgrade
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post #10 of 15
there is not gonna be any card for 200 that will smoke 2 x 6770's. My advice is use that cash on a SSD it is by far the best upgrade I have ever done to my PC's.
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