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Old 03-30-2013, 03:11 PM   #1
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Default Best GPU to not bottleneck this PC

Hi everyone, my uncle gets lots of parts through his work for dirt cheap, and he has found me the following for my new PC:
i5 2500k (will OC)
AsRock Z68 extreme 3 gen 3 Mobo
8 GB memory
500 W PSU
1 TB 7200 RPM HDD
Standard ATX case (not sure exactly which one)
1920x1080 monitor

The only thing that I really need now is the GPU, but I'm not really sure what would be good? Since I have spent very little on this PC so far, I have a budget of around $300. I basically want something that will avoid bottlenecks while playing games like the new Bioshock, the Crysis series, Starcraft 2, Skyrim, etc. Thanks in advance!
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:32 AM   #2
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Default Re: Best GPU to not bottleneck this PC

Scroll down and on the left, all them will.

GeForce GTX 670 | GeForce

All these will~:


AMD Radeon
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Old 03-31-2013, 12:16 PM   #3
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it's a pretty good CPU you have there. No GPU are really gonna bottleneck it.
unless you have some crazy SLI or Crossfire solution.
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it's a pretty good CPU you have there. No GPU are really gonna bottleneck it.
unless you have some crazy SLI or Crossfire solution.
Thanks, do you think an hd 7950 would be good for this setup?
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ohh yeah. that's a good card. it will take crysis 3 with good graphics.
Here are some Crysis 2 results with the card:
Benchmark Results And Overclocking : Radeon HD 7950 3 GB: Six Cards, Benchmarked And Reviewed
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