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What's the best GPU for a 1920x1080 monitor? I play the latest and popular games. I have no preference for HD or GTX, just what is the best for the current monitor I have.
Edited by Kanivakil - 11/20/12 at 8:39pm
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7870 or 7950, more than enough for 1080p and great performers for the money.
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Get a HD 7950 OC. the recent games like MOH Warfighter and Hitman Absolution need a HD 7950 atleast to run smoothly at 1080p at max settings. with three latest games the HD 7950 is the card to get. Gigabyte HD 7950 OC is a good option. excellent cooler.

www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125414
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I vote the 7950. Best price to performace GPU available right now. It will support 1080p gaming for a long while.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by raghu78 View Post

Get a HD 7950 OC. the recent games like MOH Warfighter and Hitman Absolution need a HD 7950 atleast to run smoothly at 1080p at max settings. with three latest games the HD 7950 is the card to get. Gigabyte HD 7950 OC is a good option. excellent cooler.

www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125414

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post #6 of 8
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post

7870 or 7950, more than enough for 1080p and great performers for the money.

agreed, the 7950 is one amazing card and one of the best bang for buck cards. with the new amd drivers and a nice OC like 1100 - 1200 core, it will trade blows with 670's and even 680's.
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Yeah, 7950 is amazing. Getting a second one soon, can't wait! smile.gif
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post #8 of 8
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Tax returns are coming soon so I'm thinking about upgrading my monitor to 1440p; I might as well go for the HD 7970.

I'll also upgrade i3-2120 to i5-3570, hopefully I'll see a big difference from my current HD 7770.
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