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Windows 7: what graphics card to get ?

08 Feb 2011   #1
krazymate

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 
what graphics card to get ?

hey guys !
so i just built a new rig heres the specs

Asus LE V2
Phenom II x4 955
4GB Kingston DDR3 hyperx CL7 1333
160Gb Front end
1TB Back End both Sata
Corsair 650W
CoolerMaster Scout

now for this rig i need a good graphics card to finish the beast off i have a certain budget around 150 i been looking around and the ones thats caught my eye has been the ATI Raedon 5570HD and the Nvidia GTS 450 both of these has had great reviews im really stuck, if you could give me advice on which graphics card is best for the buck please say
Keep in mind i want to be able to play Battlefield Bad Company 2 COD Black ops and Medal Of honour all at maxed out

thankyou.


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08 Feb 2011   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

GTX460/470 or Radeon HD6870/6850 for performance
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08 Feb 2011   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

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Keep in mind i want to be able to play Battlefield Bad Company 2 COD Black ops and Medal Of honour all at maxed out
You might get there with the GTS 450, but not even close with a HD 5570. Start here for how the 5570 stacks up,

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 GPU Performance In-depth > 1680x1050 High/Medium/Low - TechSpot

and an idea how the 450 does,

Axle GeForce GTS 450 OC 1 GB Review - Page 7/32 | techPowerUp
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08 Feb 2011   #4
krazymate

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

okay thanks guys think im gunna go with a GTS 460 thanks alot big help !
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08 Feb 2011   #5
fseal

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

I found a 465 fo $150 on sale at Frys one day and it performs amazingly well. Essentially as well as my gtx480 on the games I've played on both of them! Amazing bargan.
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