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I would like to get a new ATI video card but I am not sure what my system can handle. Does anyone have any idea what I should get that will not bottleneck? I game on a 19" monitor @1440x900. I would like to spend under $200.
 
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I would like to get a new ATI video card but I am not sure what my system can handle. Does anyone have any idea what I should get that will not bottleneck? I game on a 19" monitor @1440x900. I would like to spend under $200.
Hey codyjansen, can you tel us your sistem specs and for me as i own one and before this i had one gtx 480 ftw i must say that for around what you want to spend go for an HD 7870 ! best ! and you will se amazing perfomance and is beast overcloker card hope i help you !


Thanks and chears happy new year 2013! with new toys !:)
 
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The system the card will go in is the one in the specs on the side
 
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honestly for 900p just take a 1g 7850 and it will max the hell out of any thing.
 
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honestly for 900p just take a 1g 7850 and it will max the hell out of any thing.
agreed, the 7850 should handle 900p without issue.
 
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The 7850 is the one. It will be a nice upgrade for that system
 
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Problem is that the cheapest one on newegg is a powercolor one for 169,while the 7870 crap daddy posted is 209,so thats only 40$ while being way better....
 
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Crap Daddy's is $194.99 after rebate. So whats the problem?
 
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I had an HD 7870 that I sold for $200 a little back to prepare for next gen, but saw an HD 7850 2GB for $150 with Far Cry 3. They will both max anything at that resolution...in fact I ran the same resolution previously with dual HD 5770s which was also enough.