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My 5770's are starting to show their age. Looking for something new.

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With tax season approaching I feel now is a good time to look for a new graphics card. Currently I have two 5770 HAWKS with a slight OC, but I am getting tired of AMD's drivers always crashing and would like to get back down to a single card. My budget would be 200ish though I might be able to squeeze a little more money if need be. Native resolution is 1080p.

I do not care if its nVidia or AMD.

The games that I am currently playing are: DayZ, Borderlands 2, Skyrim, Guild Wars 2, along with some source games.


Any help would be appreciated.
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post #2 of 7
I upgraded from a 5770 to a 7950 and it was the best thing I ever did. I am not sure if you game on your rig,but all of the games I threw at the card ran perfectly.

$289 at Newegg. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127667
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post #3 of 7
I'd get a 7870 imo, Most games really don't need a 79xx card tbh
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post #4 of 7
Depends what your budget is. If you are okay with used. In the marketplace here someone selling a gigabyte 7870 for $205.
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You can get gtx 570's for $200 or less on ebay.
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post #6 of 7
I responded to a thread just like this not to long ago. I would wait for new GPUS to come out. My 6870 is getting the job done fine at 1080P
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post #7 of 7
the sapphire HD 7870 XT with Tahiti LE would be a nice upgrade from HD 5770 CF. USD 260 (245 after rebate). bioshock infinite and tomb raider free

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202024

if you can spend a bit more go for Sapphire HD 7950 boost . USD 300 (280 after rebate). crysis 3 and bisoshock infinite free.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006
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