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So In my old rig I have a q6600 @ 3.0 ghz. I bought a gtx 570 and with this older rig, the cpu was definitely holding back the gtx 570 (atleast in bc2).

I'm looking to upgrade videocard(= 8800gt) without my cpu bottlenecking it.

Resolution that will be gamed on: 1650*1080.

Budget 200 dollars.

thx!
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Well I would recommend a HD5870 or a GTX 470.
both are about the same cost and both would do really well.

if those cards are too much the the HD 5850 and GTX 460 are also great chooses.
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