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Advise on updating Graphics Card

Thu Jan 10, 2013 9:37 am

I have a system I build two years ago using a Gigabyte Radeon HD5770 I am looking to update this card. What is a good (budget appox. 200) graphics card to go into this system?? I am open to any and all suggestions!!!

ASUS 97p550-E LX
Intel i5-655k LG 1156
8gb DDR3 1600
GigaByte ATI Radeon Series HD5770
Seasonic X series 660W (80 plus)
Intel SSD 330 Series 240GB
Seagate Barracuda 32MB 7200 rpm 1TB
LG Super Multi Blue Ray WH10 10x
Coolmaster Hyper 212 Plus CPU Cooler
Coolmaster CMStorm Case

I just finished a system that is my primary gaming rig with Evaga GeForce GTX 660ti that I am loving!!

Intel Core I7-3770K $229
Asus p8z77-Vlx. $119
Cool aster Hyper 212 EVO $35
Seasonic Xseires X650 Gold. $89
Fractal Define R4. $79
Gskill Trident X 8gb DDR3 2400. $69
Evga GeForce Gtx 660 ti $229
Samsung 840 250 gb SSD. $169
Seagate Barracuda 2tb HD. $99
Asus Xonar DGX Soundcard. $39
Lg 24x DVD Burner. $17
Windows 7 Home Premium. Oem. $89
Asus 23 Hd LCD Monitor. $129

Thanks in advance??
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Re: Advise on updating Graphics Card

Thu Jan 10, 2013 10:15 am


Just a few more months... the new cards are RIGHT around the corner. You could either score a bargain on an old card, or jump up to a new card.
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Re: Advise on updating Graphics Card

Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:37 pm

Do you game on your secondary rig? If gaming is not a priority on it, I suggest you follow NarwhaleAu's advice and hold off on future cards.

If gaming is a priority on the second rig, I just upgraded my 5770 to a 660 for $194. It was a pretty sweet upgrade, as I'm sure you know from your 660 Ti.
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