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I want a new card to be able to play NFSMW, Alien Vs Predator, NFS The Run, but I also don't want a very power hungry card either.
I was looking at the 7770 and the 650 TI, and was wondering if I could run these games at 1080P, no AA, or anything fancy, just trying to keep the cost of the card down as I rarely game but would like to be able to play when I want to.
Any one have either of these cards? any feedback?
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Originally Posted by trojan92 View Post

I want a new card to be able to play NFSMW, Alien Vs Predator, NFS The Run, but I also don't want a very power hungry card either.
I was looking at the 7770 and the 650 TI, and was wondering if I could run these games at 1080P, no AA, or anything fancy, just trying to keep the cost of the card down as I rarely game but would like to be able to play when I want to.
Any one have either of these cards? any feedback?

They are both great cards. But I would shoot higher and go with a 7850 and overclock it. It will be a lot better in the long run and not be much more expensive.


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202004

That would be a great card! smile.gif
Edited by ITS OVER 9000! - 11/19/12 at 1:10pm
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As suggested above get a HD 7850. But go for the 2GB version. uses a single 6 pin power connector. draws around 110w of power. The PCS+ HD 7850 2GB clocked at 1 Ghz is a very good option.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131472
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Thanks for the reply guys, I'll probably wait for the price of the 7850 to drop a bit redface.gif
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Anything will rock that on-board graphics your using now tongue.gif
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I would say get a Radeon HD 7850 or better for 1080P if not doing less then Radeon HD 7770 would be okay.
    
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7770 can actually handle most games at 1080p on max with AA off but its just not future proof. so 7850 is your best option. however i suggest you dont wait it out. instead get the gtx 650 ti. its a pretty little powerful card. and its faster than a 7770 and costs less than 7850 and can handle games at 1080p easily
    
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I bought a Palit 650 TI but didn't like it very much, the cooler was poor, it whined under gaming, so I returned it and purchased an XFX 7850, should be here by Monday, are the Catalyst 12.10 drivers the best ones? redface.gif
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I bought a Palit 650 TI but didn't like it very much, the cooler was poor, it whined under gaming, so I returned it and purchased an XFX 7850, should be here by Monday, are the Catalyst 12.10 drivers the best ones? redface.gif

you should try the 12.11 beta 8 drivers with 12.10 cap 1

http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/windows/Pages/radeonaiw_vista64.aspx
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