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In January I am going to buy a new graphics card to upgrade from my 560Ti. Only problem is I'm not sure whether to go AMD or nVidia. I will be playing at 1920 x 1080 and I just want something that's A) Not going to get outdated in the sense that it will struggle with a lot of games (My 560Ti does this mainly because of its 1GB of VRAM?) and B) Will allow me to run the likes of Battlefield 3, Skyrim (With visual mods) at max or close to max settings.

I've always been a fan of nVidia but I've heard that AMD are quickly making up ground due to their drivers improving.

Any help or advice would be appreciated.
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If that was me with the budget you talk of then id choose a HD 7950.
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post #3 of 4

Get a 7970 ghz editon. Currently the best single-gpu gamer card on the market. If you want physx you can run your 560 ti as a physx calculator.

 

EDIT: For a single monitor configuration a 7870 is already good enough

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