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Old November 21, 2012, 08:05 AM
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Originally Posted by darkevin View Post
Hi,
went googling and found this GTX 650 ti, looks kinda good with just about 20% less performance than the HD7850 in most games and runs for just 40 Watts more than my GT 440.
Is it a good card? It got 9 out of 10 ratings in games-debate.com but is it suitable?

The bench scores i got from anandtech.com

btw, is a Gigabyte PowerRock 500w a good PSU? it has an 80+ Bronze score and quite cheap at my place.

Haven't seen a proper review of that power supply, so its hard to comment on it. From the small bits of info on the web it seems to be a decent CWT design, but its always a bit risky buying an power supply of untested quality. Does the store you are buying from have a website to help you with the decision?

Also the 650Ti is a good card with performance and power consumption falling between a 7770 and 7850 on the AMD side. Pricing would determine the best choice.
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