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Upgrading from a 9800GTX Suggestions?

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by h1ghf1v3, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. h1ghf1v3 New Member

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    Hi so after 4 years of service my EVGA 9800GTX is giving me artifacts. I would like to upgrade, but I'm on a ~$100 budget. I play at 1920x1080 and would like to play Starcraft 2 at high quality settings. Any suggestions? Thanks
     
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    Go with the best card you can get for $100. Check the comparison charts of price/performance here on TPU.

    nvidia or amd, doesn't matter really. however a $100 card probably isn't going to max out SC2 at 1080p, sorry buddy.

    The rest of your specs are a big determining factor as well...
     
  3. Lionheart

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    List your system specs so everyone can get a better understanding on what hardware your running:toast:

    Also what country you living in:)

    Like LordJummy said, I doubt $100 is going to cut it for an video card upgrade, is there anyway you can get an extra $50 on top of that?:D
     
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    crazyeyesreaper Chief Broken Rig

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    $100 price tag? the only way to get good gpu performance that price is to buy a gpu off EVGA B-Stock or used on the forums etc. $100 isnt really enough for a brand spanking new card that will max games.

    then again we also have no idea what his CPU Mobo Ram PSU etc are since he didnt fill out the system specs in the user profile, so we have no idea if his system could properly push a newer gpu anyway
     
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    you'll need to invest at least 50 dollars more to see a big difference namely the price of a 6850 or 6870
     

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