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Seeking advice on a graphics card upgrade

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#1 Unintended


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Posted 16 June 2014 - 10:15 PM

CPU: AMD FX-4100 @ 3.6GHz
Ram: 8GB
Graphics: GeForce GT 610
PSU: Solidgear 500W ATX
Motherboard: ASRock 960GM-S3 FX
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
I'm looking to get better FPS in certain games (nothing more intense than TF2), and experiment suggests that the graphics card is the limiting factor. (No change with cpu pulled back, large boost with eye candy set to zero)
After a night wasted googling in circles, I must admit I have no idea what I'm looking for. Any advice would be appreciated, especially within ~200$ price range.


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#2 synergy513


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Posted 16 June 2014 - 10:41 PM

the gtx 750 ti or the r7 265 is well within the 200. performs almost as good as the renowned gtx 660/r9 270x which is over the 200 most of the time





Edited by synergy513, 16 June 2014 - 10:44 PM.

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#3 killerx525


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Posted 17 June 2014 - 12:40 AM

The 750ti Synergy513 suggested is a solid choice not because of it's performance but the low power consumption it uses.

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Posted 18 June 2014 - 08:49 PM

Have a look down this list and take your pick.




The R9 270X is probably a good bet for your budget.

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