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I'm looking to upgrade my gpu and going to go with ATI this time. I don't game much, but my wife like to play game on big fish.com also play game like Zoo Tycoon, WarCraft etc... We do watch movies lots from the pc. What gpu should I go with, whats would be the best card for me. And yes it will get overclocked.
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post #2 of 26
This:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-490-_-Product

*EDIT* Or this if your not going do much gaming, and more movie watching.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161315

Its Cheap, Runs Cooler, and OCs Well.

/End Thread

1st one for more gaming.

2nd one for more video watching, and browsing.
Edited by fRingE - 1/22/11 at 1:03pm
    
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post #3 of 26
I think here, even a 5750 and lower would suffice.
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post #4 of 26
Hell, onboard graphics would suffice for those games. GTS 450.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...E&PageSize=100
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Willing to spend around $200 for the gpu.
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Willing to spend around $200 for the gpu.
HD 6850, or GTX 460 then. HD 6850 is a little faster.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150515
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127518
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post #7 of 26
you certainly dont need to spend $200 i would grab that second gpu that fRingE listed
    
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you certainly dont need to spend $200 i would grab that second gpu that fRingE listed
I know I don't need to spent that much, but I don't just want a cheap card just because I don't game. I will play some games once in a while (first person shooters). I still want a decent card. (If that makes any sense)
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I would go with this, if your going to about $200 or so. It has good cooling, voltage control and its ocable, since you are gunna OC later on. This card has DX 11 and will play games good.

*EDIT* This one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121370

5870>5850>4890>6850>5830>5770>5750 Thats how a few of the cards stack up in order from best performance to least performance.
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Well then, the 6850 seems like a perfect option.

I would recommend this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-348-_-Product
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