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Best Card Under $150?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Zaspera, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. Zaspera New Member

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    I'm looking for a new video card for WoW. My budget for this card is ~$150. So far, I'm looking at the Gigabyte 6850. Is there a better card out there for this price?
     
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    If you wanna go used you can get a 6870 or better for that price.
     
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    I'd rather not buy used when it comes to a video card.
     
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    Eh.. your systems specs say you got a Radeon HD 6970? So this topic is pointless now?
     
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    Those system specs are a different computer. I have a few different builds going on right now. I grabbed a 680 for one of them. I'm looking for ~$150 card for another budget rig.
     
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    HD7770 GHZ Edition?

    Nevermind get a GTX560 or 6870.

    I would get the 560 then since I would not touch a XFX card ever.
     
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    Should've waited a bit.
    Tis now 139.99 + free shipping
    :roll:
     
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    I just grabbed a 6570 for it. It's performing well on medium settings.
     
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    for $150 you could have got a much more powerful card than a HD 6570 ?
     
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    The 6570 was like $60. This budget card will just be a temp card for a bit. I'm going to be getting a 690 and sell my PNY 680 in a week or so.
     
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    why not just sli your GTX 680
     
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    I've never used sli/crossfire. Wouldn't that be a massive heat increase?
     
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    As long as your case isn't crap it is not an issue. ;)
    And your HAF is a decent case for air cooling as well.
     
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    Hd 6850?

    (Won't let me capitalize the "d". I understand why but in situations like this it's lame).
     
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    You will absolutely want to go with an nvidia card for WoW so with that being said a GTX 560 will run WoW perfect shop around and find one for $150.
     
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    Radeon card run terrible in WoW nivida is the only way to go unless you are getting a high end Radeon.
     

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