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Have a newegg card for 148.75 - what's the best graphics card for this price or less? thanks
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Wait until the end of the month when the 470 and hopefully 460 are out. Check open box items for possible deals also. Right now it looks like there are some low priced GTX 950s if you cant wait.
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Have a newegg card for 148.75 - what's the best graphics card for this price or less? thanks

If you are upgrading from the 5770 in your sig, best upgrade you can do for that much is a R7 370. Will be a big leap for that price http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gpu-hierarchy,4388.html

If you can squeeze a couple extra bucks, I'd go with the 4GB card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202197
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If you are upgrading from the 5770 in your sig, best upgrade you can do for that much is a R7 370. Will be a big leap for that price http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gpu-hierarchy,4388.html

If you can squeeze a couple extra bucks, I'd go with the 4GB card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202197

Guru3D shows the 950 beating the 370 in every benchmark but Hitman. No point in buying a gpu new at retail when its 4 years old (370 is a rebrand of a 265 which is a rebrand of a 7850).

https://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/asus_geforce_gtx_950_strix_review,1.html

Even still I think waiting for the 470/460 would be the best choice.
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If you are upgrading from the 5770 in your sig, best upgrade you can do for that much is a R7 370. Will be a big leap for that price http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gpu-hierarchy,4388.html

If you can squeeze a couple extra bucks, I'd go with the 4GB card http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202197
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Yeah moving up from the 5770 - i don't gamne - all i do is video editing and now on an ultrawide display the 5770 is really struggling if i have too may windows open.

that's actually one of the card i was looking at as it seems to be the only 4gb one at the price point
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Yeah moving up from the 5770 - i don't gamne - all i do is video editing and now on an ultrawide display the 5770 is really struggling if i have too may windows open.

that's actually one of the card i was looking at as it seems to be the only 4gb one at the price point

Well then it's the one that would be most beneficial depending on what software you use to render and what you are rendering as the 4GB of VRAM will come in handy for high resolution rendering.
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Well then it's the one that would be most beneficial depending on what software you use to render and what you are rendering as the 4GB of VRAM will come in handy for high resolution rendering.

Handbrake, premiere CS5 and 15 or 20 open VLCs at any one time. working with 480, 720 and 1080 video

Edit: You know if that 4gb is vr compatible?
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Refurbished.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487153&ignorebbr=1

Comes with a one year manufacturers warranty. Not bad at all! thumb.gif
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Handbrake, premiere CS5 and 15 or 20 open VLCs at any one time. working with 480, 720 and 1080 video

Edit: You know if that 4gb is vr compatible?

CS5 will take advantage of the extra VRAM.

You need at least a R9 380 to be VR "capable" but not fully ready.

GTX 950 little faster than the 370:





R9 380:

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try to trade it for a used 290x in the classifieds!!!
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