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I'm running ATI Hd 7690 with i5 2500k stock on both. I've got a little spending money for pc upgrades but I'm not to sure if it's time to upgrade yet. I game at 1600x900 and don't heavily game "yet". Which card would give me a high boost past my card? My 3dmark are p3245 ish. I'm looking at both the 660ti and 7950. Budget is around 250 but I can pull more a little more funds from somewhere. So I'd point around 300 plus a little. I don't game very heavy; skyrim, tf2 fallout and a few newer titles but I don't mind running them at middle to high on settings. Oh and I'm only using 600w psu. Might pick up bf4 later down the road but I wouldn't be playing at ultra. And picking up BL2 goty when it's out.

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I'm running ATI Hd 7690 with i5 2500k stock on both. I've got a little spending money for pc upgrades but I'm not to sure if it's time to upgrade yet. I game at 1600x900 and don't heavily game "yet". Which card would give me a high boost past my card? My 3dmark are p3245 ish. I'm looking at both the 660ti and 7950. Budget is around 250 but I can pull more a little more funds from somewhere. So I'd point around 300 plus a little. I don't game very heavy; skyrim, tf2 fallout and a few newer titles but I don't mind running them at middle to high on settings. Oh and I'm only using 600w psu. Might pick up bf4 later down the road but I wouldn't be playing at ultra. And picking up BL2 goty when it's out.

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is that Firestrike or 3DMark11 score?

you do know that there are new cards coming soon, right?
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11. I know that now. What will that mean for me? The two cards I'm looking at should lower in price?

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for BF4 i'd go with the 7950. you should be able to max it using that rez. oc your cpu a bit. here ht off at 4.5GHz. 7950 oc'ed to almost 7970GHz speed.

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I would wait;New cards drop soon..If nothing else,last-gen prices will drop wink.gif
 
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Yeah looks like I'm going to wait on the 280 or 270. Thanks for throwing a little info my way.

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gtx 760 ti will be out soon there rumors that will be around 250
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Is it better to grab the non ti edition?

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