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From 550ti to 280X 290 ? .... ??

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I need a new GPU
Looking at Komputronik.pl [Polish site] no English there ,so i cannot really give you reference

But mostly i am looking for advice ,since i barely know what is good at this moment...

for now i am looking at http://www.komputronik.pl/product/217046/Sprzet_komputerowy_/Podzespoly/Radeon_R9_290_MSI_4GB_DP_HDMI_2xDVI_PCI_E_Gaming.html
1299 PLN ,a little pricey but Honestly i don't know ,1299PLN would be the max i could afford .

the GPU i am using now costed 440 PLN [GTX 550 ti] I hope the GPU for 1200.... will be at least 3 times better in some units [Pixel rate and so on]



For now please advice me on what route should i take ,if i am looking at wrong cards ,no points in buying GPUs with chipsets from before end of 2013.

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post #2 of 33
290s used to be cheaper, but 1299 is still good for a 290. If you can find 290 trix around 1300 that would be even better. at 1080p it'll be like a buzzsaw through a marshmallow.
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i have 700W PSU ,will it be enough if I put 550ti as PPU ?
    
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post #4 of 33
AMD cards don't mix with dedcated physix cards, but nobody does that anymore even with nvidia cards. better sell that 550ti and get a SSD.
post #5 of 33
It'll probably be enough. From what I googled the 550ti takes max 116w and the r9 290 max 336w
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I have 1 SSD ,for now its enough.
    
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post #7 of 33
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Originally Posted by Klocek001 View Post

AMD cards don't mix with dedcated physix cards, but nobody does that anymore even with nvidia cards. better sell that 550ti and get a SSD.

Forget the SSD, get a new OS please.
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post #8 of 33
I can't say for sure whether thats a good deal but the 290 will destroy 1080p, having said that if you feel its too much money a 280X or GTX 770 will do decent for 1080p frame rates too, if you have a 1440p then definitely get the 290.

EDIT: yes 700 watts is plenty for either card
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how old is you OCZ PSU ?
post #10 of 33
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i would have to look for the papers but i think
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