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Old 07-01-2010, 11:01 PM   #1
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Default Suggestions on a graphics card I should buy?

I'm going to be building a PC in the next couple of months I think, and I wanted some suggestions on what graphics card to buy for it. I have no preference of whether it's ATI or nVidia.
I will be using it to play previous (Bioshock, hl2) and upcoming (PORTAL TWO) games. I'd really like to keep it sub-$200. I'll have an AMD Phenom II x4, if that matters.
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Old 07-01-2010, 11:35 PM   #2
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-490-_-Product

Out of curiosity, what power supply do you have?
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Old 07-02-2010, 05:57 PM   #3
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I don't know. What am I looking for, how do I find out which one I need?
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Old 07-02-2010, 05:59 PM   #4
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Honestly, since you said next couple of months.
We can't help you.
Prices go crazy and in a couple months that card might be worth $100.
For a power supply, we'll need more info.
Your budget, what you want your computer for (JUST gaming or what?), and your preferences (If you care more about how your computer case looks or if you want straight out best bang for buck performance)
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Old 07-02-2010, 06:52 PM   #5
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Definitely pretty much bang for buck as far as the case. As for graphics card, I've found this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130537 It'll run newish games decently. Looking at a 3.0 GhZ AMD Athlon II x4 as of now. (I love your avatar.)
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right now ati is the bang for your buck in most senerios
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Default Re: Suggestions on a graphics card I should buy?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-490-_-Product

Out of curiosity, what power supply do you have?
That card actually looks really good.
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Old 07-02-2010, 09:53 PM   #8
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Yeah ATI all the way.
Get what Marshillboy suggested.
If you were to order now.
But when you are getting ready to order come back here and we'll give you a full list of parts perfect for your needs
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I sure will. Thanks!
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Old 07-03-2010, 12:47 AM   #10
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No problem, glad to help
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