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[SOLVED] I want to upgrade my 560ti, need suggestions.

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Here's the deal: I want to upgrade my evga 560ti 1gb. Is there anything for $250 range that can provide an improvement in fps?

The rest of my specs:
AMD 965 black edition @3.9 ghz
Thermaltake water 2.0 cooler
MSI 970a-g46
8 gigs corsair vengeance 1600
Rosewill Green Series RG530-S12 530W.
1tb caviar black(no, not going to buy SSD right now)

Any help would be appreciated.
Edited by ConfederateJoe - 10/24/12 at 12:47am
post #2 of 43
7870 biggrin.gif. Which power supply brand you got?
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7870 or 660ti smile.gif
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post #4 of 43
Welcome to OCN smile.gif

To put your rig in your sig, follow this Thread:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1258253/how-to-put-your-rig-in-your-sig

a 660 or 7870 is in your budget and way better, check it out (vs 660):
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/547?vs=660
Edited by eXXon - 10/23/12 at 11:22pm
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post #5 of 43
Thread Starter 
Thanks for the fast replies. I had mad a mistake on my psu, it's a Rosewill Green Series RG530-S12 530W.
post #6 of 43
Try to get at least a 600 watts PSU.
I bought a 480 which caused my computer to BSOD, restart my PC in endless bootloops and so forth on my old 550 watt PSU.
So to avoid that headache I think you should upgrade your PSU first..then buy a new video card
post #7 of 43
A 530W power supply is more than enough for a single GPU setup.
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post #8 of 43
Well, age of the PSU is also important.
post #9 of 43
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I've only had this PSU for 7 months. I had been away from computers since 2005 when I was in high school and just got back into them at the first of the year.
post #10 of 43
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161399

Great deal.
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