Upgrade from hd 4870 1g

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Bee!ach, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. Bee!ach

    Bee!ach New Member

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    Hello everyone.
    I just wanted to hear an informed opinion of local gurus about what gpu would be appropriate and meaningful upgrade from my current gpu in the title.
    Unfortunately I can't upgrade my cpu - PhenomII 955@3,6.
    Could you recommend me a gpu which won't be limited much by that older cpu?
    Budget range $200-250.
    Thank you.
     
  2. Dillinger

    Dillinger Master Guru

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    Your CPU shouldn't bottleneck any video cards within that price range, if so not by much anyway.

    Check out the HD 7950 or GTX 760
     
  3. Undying

    Undying Ancient Guru

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    For $200 it would be best to go with HD 7950, while they still have it on stock.
     
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    clawhamer Ancient Guru

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    Another recommendation for the 7950, a lot of power for the price.

    Do you have the specs for your power supply, just curious about power and age.
     

  5. sykozis

    sykozis Ancient Guru

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    HD7870 or HD7950....both are amazing cards for their respective prices.
     
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    airbud7 Ancient Guru

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  7. Bee!ach

    Bee!ach New Member

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    Eww

    Thanks to all for their suggestions and sound advices.

    Unfortunately I live in the EU (read EWWWW), which means I have to add at least +40% to those US prices...:( So for $200 I can get 7850 2gb, if I'm lucky..
     
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