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#1
Hi I had help from the forum about a month ago choosing a graphics card and I settled on a Gainward 770 but circumstances made me use some of my graphics card money on something else so I couldn't afford the 770 but I came across this card that is in my price range is it any good I know it isn't up to the 770 but the price is a lot less.

http://www.scan.co.uk/products/3gb-...5500mhz-gddr5-28nm-gpu-1000mhz-2048-cores-mdp
 

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#3
Hi very pleased with the look and size of the MSI Radeon HD 7970 Twin Frozr III/OC Boost Edition and it is also quiet, I have tried it with Hitman Absolution and the graphics look good, I also tried it with Crysis 3 and it seemed a bit glitchy should I be able to play it with everything turned up or am I pushing it a bit.

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#4
crysis 3 is a hell of a game to try to max out. I'm not surprised you couldn't do it.

http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1677415

I ran dual 5850's with a i7 930 6gb of ram and it wouldn't play anywhere close to high, I had to do low medium settings. Try going for medium and see how it plays, then up the settings a little at a time.
 
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#5
Hi freaksavior, I have set it at high and is it seems better I will muck about with it now I know not to bother with the top settings.