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Last time i built a rig, the best price to performance card was the 5770. Was looking around, the 6850 seems pretty good.
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post #2 of 6
GTX 460, probably.

Probably not worth the upgrade from a 5770 though. Wait till the GTX 560 or something.
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post #3 of 6
Probably the 6870 or 6950 at the moment. Prices are always changing and new tech shows up almost monthly.
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GTX460 768 can be had for $120 ish, best bang for the buck. However 1 6870 would be a big upgrade for $240ish.
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GTX 470 in my opinion, OC it and it can match up to the 350 dollar card, the 570
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post #6 of 6
Quote:
Originally Posted by grassh0ppa;12112721 
Last time i built a rig, the best price to performance card was the 5770. Was looking around, the 6850 seems pretty good.

Yes. I think it is either HD6850 or GTX460 depended on how much you pay them. At stock. it may gains 25% to 40% depended resolutions.
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