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Hey everyone. I am looking to get a new GPU for my gaming rig. Getting less then 30 FPS in DayZ, since that is the game I play most on.

Games: 1920x1080
DayZ (Must be able to run it smoothly)
TF2
CS:S
Sims 3
BF4
Mainly lots of steam game.

Budget $250ish.

Location: USA.

Thanks! thumb.gif

Edit: Any good deals for a 4GB card under $300?
Edited by SinX7 - 3/7/14 at 3:07pm
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GTX 760 would be best in that price range. For slightly more you could scare up a used 680 or 7950, 7950 would also be good for mining.
    
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Forgot to mention I don't need mining cards tongue.gif

Is this legit?

Sapphire Radeon R9 270X 4GB GDDR5 DVI-I/DVI-D/HDMI/DP Dual-X with B... http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FLMKN6I/ref=cm_sw_r_udp_awd_rVzgtb0NTRGY7
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760 is better performance than 270x. Already gave you the best performers for the price.

If you want to go used you can pick up a 7950 for close to that price, maybe 280-300 which will be a bit better and probably has more overclocking headroom. Though the 760 can be had for 250 new and isnt far behind.
    
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post #5 of 23
The 7950 would be a good choice.
Either that, a 270X or a GTX 760.

If you're looking for a significant increase in fps
you might want to consider a new processor too at some stage.
DayZ is fairly CPU intensive.
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GTX 760 would be best in that price range. For slightly more you could scare up a used 680 or 7950, 7950 would also be good for mining.

THIS

Used cards are usually cheap
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Hey everyone. I am looking to get a new GPU for my gaming rig. Getting less then 30 FPS in DayZ, since that is the game I play most on.

Games: 1920x1080
DayZ (Must be able to run it smoothly)
TF2
CS:S
Sims 3
BF4
Mainly lots of steam game.

Budget $250ish.

Location: USA.

Thanks! thumb.gif

R9 280 is getting released soon which is a rebadged 7950

i would wait for that specially the price point is $270
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Newegg have a PowerColor DEVIL 270X for $249.99

$229.99 on amazon.com
Edited by JambonJovi - 3/7/14 at 2:45am
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Newegg have a PowerColor DEVIL for $249.99

tbh R9 270X is a silly buy

the R9 270 is the same thing with slower clocks unless its cheaper in the USA to get the 270x

the 760 is definetly a better buy in the USA for price per performance
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R9 280 is getting released soon which is a rebadged 7950

i would wait for that specially the price point is $270

With miners left right and center I doubt they will actually be sold at that price.
More like $300-$350.
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