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Old April 11, 2012, 08:31 PM
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So im building a computer for casual gaming, mostly league of legends, maybe some crysis, dirt or anything else that fun.

What would be the best to get this is the only area indont know how to pick one out.

The mobo is a 990fxa ud7
Quad core amd
Maybe 8-12 ram
750w psu.
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Old April 11, 2012, 08:33 PM
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For $200 grab a pair of 460 1GB's used, or a new 560 Ti.
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Old April 11, 2012, 10:36 PM
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Will that work well with those games?
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Old April 11, 2012, 11:01 PM
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1080p no problem with a 560ti.. if its urgent.

else i would wait for thr 660 because kepler's performance/watt is much better.
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Old April 11, 2012, 11:05 PM
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1080p no problem with a 560ti.. if its urgent.

else i would wait for thr 660 because kepler's performance/watt is much better.
When does it come out? Its going to take me a bit to get it done, Right now i got the case, psu, and cd drive.
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Old April 12, 2012, 10:17 AM
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GTX 660(Ti) might be a couple of months, but I doubt it will retail for $200, more like $260-$270 for a Ti and $230 or so for a non-Ti (if there even is one) will be the release price on that card. If you can get a 560Ti right now for $200 it's probably the best choice...or ask again when you are ready to buy.

If you are looking for closer to the $150 mark then I would say go Radeon 7770 or even an on sale 6870. They are not monsters, but they will play what you want fairly well.

And I see you say 8-12 RAM. Don't go 12, that means mismatched RAM, 8 will be plenty for what you want to do...if not then go to 16 but I see no need for that for your listed uses.

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I'd sugest spending the extra $40-60 on a Radeon 7850 if you want to play those games on any kinda nice visual level @ 1920x1080. Otherwise, i'd also sugest on gettin 2 as cheap as possible 8 gig kits of minimum 1600 speed ram if not 1866 even if its a P2 chip. Also i'd sugest looking at the biostar 990fx board as its a very cheap but still very good motherboard vs the gigabyte or what not boards if your tryin to do "budget-preformance" setup. Hope my feedbacks helped you some. :)
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You could pick up an EVGA GTX 480 for $225. Performance is 99% identical to a GTX 570 for about $80-$100 cheaper.

Canada: EVGA GeForce GTX 480 700MHZ 1536MB GDDR5 2xDVI Mini-HDMI PCI-E Video Card - eVGA - 015-P3-1480-KR

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a single 6870 is hands down the best value in this category. Here is an example;

XFX Radeon HD 6870 Dual Fan 900MHZ 1GB $189.99 - $30 mir $159.99!!!
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