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I am getting a X2 245 amd chip, and I will need a gpu to pair it with.

I will be mainly playing Black Ops, and I need to be able to run high fps.




Whats the best card I can run with the 245 without being a bottleneck?
post #2 of 9
Pick up a 5770 or something, that'd do a good job of Black Ops and isn't going to be bottlenecked by the CPU at all.

Most GPUs aren't, really, so just get the best you can afford is what I would say.
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Okay, thats what I figured myself.


Thanks man!
post #4 of 9
The GTX460 is pretty good and cheap too, if you want nVidia. If you want Ati the 5770 is a good choice as mentioned above.
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Gts 450
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Okay, thats what I figured myself.


Thanks man!
No problem.
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The GTX460 is pretty good and cheap too, if you want nVidia. If you want Ati the 5770 is a good choice as mentioned above.
This is true as well. I'ma be picking up a 460 next week, not sure why I recommended the 5770 to be honest, I just felt like it really. Both are good cards though, the 460 is definitely better but is also more expensive.
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Unless the game itself is CPU intensive, you won't see any GPU bottlenecks at high resolutions. Like one of the above users said, get whatever's within your budget.
 
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Black Ops give me like 40% CPU usage, so it would theoretically be bottlenecked by the CPU. Pretty much any GPU will do, a GTX 460 is a great budget gamer card.
    
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5770 is not very strong these days. 460 would do you better.
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