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Hi
Am a total noob at graphic cards and I am pretty much unaware of the fact as to which one would be the best buy!
I have a budget of $90-$95 and need it mainly for flight simulation,gaming and 3D CAD modelling!

After a little preliminary research I found names like GT630 , GT620 and GT440 and also the HD6670 suiting my budget!

However would like to have proper info as to which one to buy and which board manufacturer to choose like EVGA,Asus,Zotac etc!

Looking forward to your replies!

Thanks
Edited by Slyder12 - 6/10/13 at 12:32pm
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post #2 of 28
does cad need a amd or nv card that will detemine what kinda card you can buy or whatever software you use need to see what cards it supports.
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post #3 of 28
Pick up this card. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125451. It's a current gen card and it should be able to handle flight simulators, gaming, and CAD modeling. It won't be the best gaming card, but that is a consequence of the budget.
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$190 and you're looking at those puny graphics cards?

I'd go for a Radeon 7870 or GTX660

If you're going to put it in the computer in your signature, then it'll be fine. If it's going to be in another computer, then you might need to check the power supply
post #5 of 28
$190 and you're looking at those puny graphics cards?

I'd go for a Radeon 7870 or GTX660

If you're going to put it in the computer in your signature, then it'll be fine. If it's going to be in another computer, then you might need to check the power supply
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OOps , apologies guys , budget is $90 - $95 !

CAD modelling doesnt need anything too specific !
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OOps , apologies guys , budget is $90 - $95 !

CAD modelling doesnt need anything too specific !

90-95 is a big differnce lol your best bet might be to go used on ebay or ocn marketplace.
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90-95 is a big differnce lol your best bet might be to go used on ebay or ocn marketplace.

Keep it at 93 tongue.gif
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Keep it at 93 tongue.gif
http://www.overclock.net/t/1397032/diamond-hd5870-1gb/0_100

this should suit your needs he might take less you would have to ask without low balling him tho.

Heres a 5830 on ebay for 85 some others can chime in but it should faster then the other cards you been looking at.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/HIS-ATI-Radeon-HD-5830-1-GB-GDDR5-SDRAM-PCI-Express-x16-Graphics-/281119555258?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item417407feba
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