Looking for new gaming GPU

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  1. LoloLakitu
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    LoloLakitu Shwowow Schogog

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    I'm in the middle of heavily upgrading my computer, and right now I have a crappy hd 6450, so obviously I should get a new one, but because of rules from silly parents who don't understand computers very well, I can't buy one until my birthday in July.

    My build after all my parts are in:


    COOLER MASTER Extreme 2 525W RS-525-PCAR Power Supply

    Intel DG43RK Classic Series LGA 775 Desktop Motherboard

    ZALMAN CNPS5X Performa CPU Cooler

    Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 2.66 GHz Dual-Core

    8gb DDR3 Cruical RAM
    160gb HDD
    500gb Momentus HDD
    120gb HDD
    Zalman Z9 Plus Case
    (Not sure what's wrong with the formatting)


     


  2. LoloLakitu
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    LoloLakitu Shwowow Schogog

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    bump.
     
  3. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    Your thread won't fall off the first page for maybe a day or so here, no need to bump so soon.
     
  4. LoloLakitu
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    LoloLakitu Shwowow Schogog

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    Oh, sorry.
     
  5. Originality

    Originality Chibi-neko

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    Depending on your budget, something like a HD 7850 or 7770.
     
  6. gifi4

    gifi4 How am I a 'New Member'?

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    Yeah, as Originality said above, it all depends on your budget. You won't get much help without some sort of budget (Even if it's only a rough budget).
     
  7. Lanlan

    Lanlan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Make sure you don't get too awesome of a card, you CPU is a potential bottleneck.
     
  8. LoloLakitu
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    LoloLakitu Shwowow Schogog

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    I was thinking, the hd 8000 series will most likely be released by then and I could buy the 7000 cards for cheaper.
    My budget is about $110 CAD
     
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    u could also get the one that gifi has as it will run modern games except crysis 3 at great settings.

    depends on your budget and what you want to get when playing games ie. speed range- do u want it playable or exceeding fps
     
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    Lanlan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Look on ebay, I just got a 6870 for $110 and a 6950 for $125. A 6870 is better than a 7750
     
  13. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    I'm confused, are you currently running LGA775 setup or do you plan to buy LGA775 motherboard?

    With $110 CAD, go used for GPU like GTX 460 (1 GB 256-bit) or HD6850.
     
  14. Lanlan

    Lanlan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Also I could sell you a 6770 :D
     
  15. LoloLakitu
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    LoloLakitu Shwowow Schogog

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    I already had a good enough processor and just bought a better board because the pc I already have is a BTX.
    EDIT: I'd buy it but I won't be able to until june or july.
     
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    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Oh.

    Bet yeah, look for HD6850/HD6870, or GTX 460 used.
     
  17. Lanlan

    Lanlan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    AMD is releasing more 7000 series cards soon, most likely lower end stuff, but that might bring some prices down.
     
  18. LoloLakitu
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    LoloLakitu Shwowow Schogog

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    I just looked on ebay, and the lowest price for any of them is about $140. :(
     
  19. Lanlan

    Lanlan GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Keep checking. I check ebay many times a day, good deals are picked up quickly. Most 6950s go for like 160, I struck gold with mine.
     
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