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7870 Tahiti edition

They do pop up for $200 occasionally and would definitely be the best new card you could do for the money thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by sirheroin View Post

I don't know too much about cards, but here is a quick thing I'd like to know, I like fraps, but it tends to lag sometimes with this card, so, what specs, or and parts of a card, would make recording with Fraps, on max quality, of playing something like Counter Strike? (I want it for smooth for all games, but I personally play a lot more FPS games.)

Fraps and a dated HDD will give you lag as well. The HD7850 2GB, GTX 660, or any cards better than that will definitely give you smooth frame rates (60FPS) at that resolution.
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I would say 7870 Tahiti LE as well. They are $230 with mail in rebates but are often on sale for $200. You may be able to find a used one for user $200.
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post #14 of 17
for under USD 200 , HD 7870 is the best GPU to get.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202025
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According to the Sony Vegas 12 website it uses open CL. AMD should give you an edge.

Go with a 7850 2GB version. If you can stretch it a better card will always give you better performance. Obviously. The 7850 2GB versions seem to run from about $150 to over $200, but the $200+ cards seem to be oddballs that only 1 place carries.
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I'd get a 760 (+$50).

Then when you collect some money you stick a 2nd and beat a Titan.
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