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Hello, I am looking to upgrade my tired old GTX 460 but I have no idea what to replace it with. I currently have a price range of about £150-£200. What is the best graphics card I can get for the money? It needs to have these 2 main points however

- It need to last at least 2 years
- It need to be able to play games like battlefield 3, crysis 3 and far cry 3 at max settings

Thank You
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7950 would beable to play all games at near max settings except for crysis 3 even a 7970 and 680 has problems maxing out Crysis 3 biggrin.gif
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So much for maxing out crysis biggrin.gif. I'll have a look at the card, thanks
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At the low end of your price range, the best card is Gigabyte's GTX 660 OC WindForce for exactly 150 pounds.

You won't find anything better until you get to PowerColor's Radeon 7870 XT Myst PCS+, which is based on the Tahiti LE chip and costs 180 pounds.

All the other Tahiti LE cards are outside your price range of 200 pounds, as are all the Radeon 7950 and GTX 660 Ti units sadly.
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what cpu do you have? where are you planning to buy this gpu?

i play bf3 and c3. i have not downloaded FC3, which came with my HD7770, so can't help you there.
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HD 7950 deal on amazon check it out quick
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HD 7950 deal on amazon check it out quick

I suppose you're referring to the MSI Radeon 7950 Twin Frozr being sold by a 3rd-party seller for GBP 157.50 perhaps?

Nice catch, PCPartPicker UK didn't reflect that pricing somehow.
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I suppose you're referring to the MSI Radeon 7950 Twin Frozr being sold by a 3rd-party seller for GBP 157.50 perhaps?

Nice catch, PCPartPicker UK didn't reflect that pricing somehow.

nice. that maxed out bf3 for me at stock using 1080 but with an i7 at 4.5. maintained 60 minimum in MP.

+rep to both you.
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The cpu is a Core i3 3220 running at 3.3ghz
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AMD :
7870 / 7950 / 7970

NVIDIA :
650 Ti / 660 Ti / 770
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