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Old January 4, 2012, 10:15 AM
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At 1920x1080 crysis 2 sucks the life out of 6850, I have to drop down to 1600x900.

I'd avoid 5770 and 550ti.

6850/6870 or gtx 560 vanilla would be your better bang for $$$.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/radeon...mance-review/9

BF3 seems to scale well on the budget end propus x4.
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Old January 4, 2012, 10:50 AM
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I would just wait for the people who will be selling their old cards to get the new stuff (7xxx). I know i will be one of these people. I am sure you will find a great deal in the next 2 or 3 weeks.
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Old January 4, 2012, 01:52 PM
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If you're going to play games like Battlefield 3, i'd definitely recommend the 560 ti.
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Old January 4, 2012, 02:22 PM
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^ i would go with 6950 (2gb)unlocked and O/C or 6970. You WILL have better frame rates guaranteed in ultra. I just sold one of my 6950's to a buddy who had a 560ti OC. Night and day difference in BF3 like 25+ FPS in ultra.
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Old January 4, 2012, 07:23 PM
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Note that the last few suggestion apparently didn't read your resolution..

Your resolution determines how much work the card has to do.
If you were to go for a new monitor and be at 1920x1080 I would agree with them, if your sticking to your current res then most of these will be wasted (560 / 6870 or higher).

Also on second hand cards, there should already be a good supply of 460's or 5770's available second hand due to their age.
Anyone looking at a 7970 (the only new card announced yet) will probably have something that goes beyond your needs anyway. So IMO there is no point in waiting if your considering this option.
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Old January 9, 2012, 07:18 PM
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Thank you very much for your help guys.. I read the reviews and I decided on buying the 5770.. but when I went to my graphics card shop they did not have it. So, I bought a AXLE GTX 550ti . Is it different form other brands?

And thank you very much guys, for helping me
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Old January 9, 2012, 07:21 PM
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Also, I did not like to buy second hand ones because there would be warranty issues.. :)
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