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Hi all ive been looking everywhere and im lost...

I remember my old gts250 was a low end gpu with a high power comsumption but high perfomance still


Now i look at current gen 750 750 ti they are oriented for an htpc mad.gif only 60w duh

And on amd side too..

Any idea if they will release something nice in the 800 serie or next amd gen ?
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R7 265 sounds good for you
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Ah, the old 250. This was my first gaming oriented GPU. Loved it to death.


A GTS 250 was only a bit slower than a 5750, according to anandtech bench (exc - I used a 450 to compare since there's no 250 in their database. The 450 only performs a /bit/ better.)

If you're looking for a GPU that performs similar to a 250, then a GT 640 will do.
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http://www.anandtech.com/bench/product/1127?vs=1130

The 750ti and r7 265 are no slouches in gaming.
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Just because they consume fewer watts, doesn't mean they do less of a job smile.gif

Technology and shrinking dies do wonders for power consumption, while reaising the bar:thumb:
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After looking at some video it do look not that bad but 60w seem so low and some psu are dual rail idk how it will work without 6 pin
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post #7 of 20
Why are you so hung up on the wattage? Go look at benchmarks so see how they fare. And the 750ti is a prototype Maxwell card, Nvidia's new video card architecture what emphasizes efficiency, hence the 60w.

Also, many of the 750ti DO have a 6-pin connection for overclocking.
post #8 of 20
If you are looking at the 750ti, I would go for it. The card is really powerful for what you pay, and it is uses barely any power.

I would recommend doing your searches based on price not on what it is equivalent to.

If you are just looking for a card to power a media center, really any low profile current gen card is plenty powerful enough.
Even the integrated intel HD graphics are really powerful.

I have a pentium G2130 and it plays minecraft perfectly on the intel HD.
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yeah i would recommend the 750ti which is more then 2x faster then the 250 smile.gif
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i paid 279$ for my 7950 dual x that rival a 680 in somebenchmark and even beat it while overclocked


and a 750ti that look good from asus is 180$


I dont really find the gpu that good for the price....

is what i mean


I was just saying gts 250 because it still a great perfomer in today game yea i played bf3 with it and it worked well in multi at medium setting... my 7950 i play bf4 maxed out...
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