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My desktop recently had an its graphics card die, it was a Radeon HD6670, and and since its drivers were switched to legacy support I knew that it was only a matter of time.

So now I'm looking for something more up to date. I don'the really want to spend much more than $450~$500 (Technically I don't want to spend more than $300, but I know that cards more expensive from bitcoins.) for a card. Since my PSU is a bit weak so I can replace it if it'll give better quality for the price, but if I don't need to then it's all for the better. Overall I don't want to spend more than I paid for the whole machine which was around $900.

The specs I have listed have been updated to what I currently have so let me know if you need anymore information to help with recommendations. Thank you in advance for the help.

EDIT:Fixed card info.
 
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Buy a new good 550 Watt PSU from a well known brand and go with a GTX1070 / 1070Ti / 1080.

Off thread:
Seeing your system specs, I would buy an SSD at least for the OS.
 
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Can you fix the typo of what gpu you had die please? Nevermind, i see its a 6670.

If its really older, & your psu isnt super capable, a gtx1050ti might be a good (low budget $140'ish)choice. It requires very little power & some require no pcie power cables at all.

Or you could go with a mid range modern card and use the difference of your budget to purchase a new power supply.which would definitely be a good idea.(the more costly option)

I'm going to guess that you would still be running that GPU had it not died ,& I'm going to further guess that it's capabilities were acceptable for your daily use. in which case I'd say the first option I posted would be a good choice and definitely the cheaper you'd get out with about $140 spent.

The second choice also would be a good one and one that would include some future planning because replacing your power supply is never a bad idea so it's really up to you in the end
 
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Vega 56 or GTX 1070ti.
 

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Pretty Easy:
Get the $325 GTX 980ti.... trust me that card will blown your mind (i wish i could get a 980ti for me)

then you still have $175 for getting your desired 550 / 600W max psu, moar than that will be a waste of money, Seasonic, Enermax, EVGA, Tt and Antec are pretty solid PSU's

My two cents,

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Well thank you all for your informative replies, I've decided on the geforce 1070ti. Thank you for all of your help.
 

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Well thank you all for your informative replies, I've decided on the geforce 1070ti. Thank you for all of your help.
Nice!!
Assuming you buy a new, good PSU as well...

Enjoy your new hardware!
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Well thank you all for your informative replies, I've decided on the geforce 1070ti. Thank you for all of your help.
not to confuse things more but a 1060 card would be much cheaper and give good 1080 performance.. no need for new psu ether..

the 1070 TI is a bit over priced and over kill for your needs..

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Even I would upgrade the PSU while you're at it, and then I'd get one of them 980ti's.
 
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Your PSU isn't all that bad, or inadequately sized, but if you're going to get a new PSU, this is the one to get:


I've decided on the geforce 1070ti.
Make sure you look at the GTX 1080's. They're a bit more expensive than the 1070 Ti's, but they also come with a free game.

You might want to bump your RAM as well.
 
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I bought one of those right when they released ,and they are absolutely wonderful. The quality is unparalleled ,the 10 year warranty is more than you need ,and surprisingly they are smaller than your standard ATX power supply by a little bit. it's not much ,but when you hold in your hand you'll see that it is smaller.
 

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Get a RX 570, your rig will handle it fine without a psu upgrade.
 

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Get a RX 570, your rig will handle it fine without a psu upgrade.
If he doesnt need a psu upgrade for an rx570, he doesnt need it for a 1070ti. 1070ti only consumes 10 more watts.
 

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If he doesnt need a psu upgrade for an rx570, he doesnt need it for a 1070ti. 1070ti only consumes 10 more watts.
I'm thinking from ease of transfer and budget.

The 570 will fit well into it. Besides he had a 6670, not a 6770, 6870, 6970.

Nvmd case closed.
 
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No one asked what res your gaming at, if its 1080P then GTX1060 6Gb and a 120GB SSD, if at 1440P then a GTX 1070/Ti
 
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