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Recomendation for upgrade from Radeon 4800

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I have an Asus P5Q Pro motherboard. Looking for something that will be a major upgrade from my ATI Radeon 4850 but which will still be compatible and not give me issues. I realized I needed an upgrade when its performance on Battlefield 3 just didn't cut it.

Looking to stay under $300. I won't use it for anything special except for gaming, although I do use dual LCD monitors if that makes any difference.

Any suggestions much appreciated.
 
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Cool thanks...I won't need to upgrade my PSU right?
 

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What res is your display?
 

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That 6950 twin frozr II looks like your best bet :)
 
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Cool thanks...I won't need to upgrade my PSU right?
i think you'll be ok... based on our dear leader's review (Wizz) it consumes 182 watts max... :)