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#1 yohanio

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 03:32 PM

Hey,

 

I currently have a Radeon 7970 but it's on its way out and I think I'm out of the warranty period. I want to but a new card but not sure which one. Which would be the best gaming card for around 200-250$ CDN?

 

Thanks.


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#2 the_patriot11

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 05:36 PM

I recently picked up a sapphire R9 380 nitro from newegg for a little over $200, and I am very pleased with it. Draws a little more power then a single 4890 (which is what I was replacing, well, I was replacing two but you know lol)

The 1010 ghz core clock, 5800 mhz memory clock and 4 gigs of video memory makes a very solid performer for the price. Granted that's in US dollars, I'm not 100% on how much it would be in Canadian or on its availability offhand.

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Posted 08 February 2016 - 09:28 PM

Ncix.com should have some good canadian deals.

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Posted 09 February 2016 - 11:38 AM

I agree with the r9 380 suggestion - it's a solid card and not too expensive either.


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