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Im going to upgrade my 4 year old graphics card tonight duo and I'm not looking for anything crazy just the best bang for your buck to run all the current games, stream etc. I'm running multiple displays so i imagine a 2g card would be nice. my budgets 250 usd

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You could go for an HD 7870 LE card and from what i've read, the Saphire one's are much better than any other brand here's the link http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202024
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7870 Tahiti LE is best "Bang for your buck" atm from what I ahve read but, I would spend the extra 50 dollars and get a 7950.

That's just me. Rather spend 50 dollars now then feel dissatisfied and spend another 300 later.
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so everyones going AMD? hmm

im not that hardware crazy so no need to go for 300 dollar card or more

i was kinda hoping to see some options around 200. at 250 im going over + tax and shipping
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then the usual Hd 7870 dfrom MSi http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127706
a great cooler and keeps temps under 70~at max load.

Plus the games bundle is an added plus
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then the usual Hd 7870 dfrom MSi http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127706
a great cooler and keeps temps under 70~at max load.

Plus the games bundle is an added plus


did you mean 7850? thats just what the link is
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post #7 of 13
Your options at your price point is either a Nvidia 560 or an AMD 7850. Happy hunting! thumb.gif

AMD 7850

Nvidia 560

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oops sorry my bad. but yeah, the HD 7850. Moreover, you could overclock and get performance comparable with an HD 7870.
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You could go for an HD 7870 LE card and from what i've read, the Saphire one's are much better than any other brand here's the link http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202024

i would really go for something like this, these tahiti le cards are really showing to be great performers. if you really dont want to spend that much maybe something like this is more in your price range and still is a nice card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202025
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The 7870 XT is the best for your price range, the 7950 is even better; you simply can't go wrong with either! thumb.gif
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