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Need help picking new GFX card to play SWToR on

Discussion in 'Building a new PC' started by Ksan01, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. Ksan01

    Ksan01 Member

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    I have an older computer with a Asus MB, 4GB ram, 650 watt PSU and a core2duo cpu at 2.4. I am running a 8800GTX gpu right now and wanted to upgrade. What do you guys think would be a good card to upgrade to or would anything more bottleneck my CPU? Thanks for the help.
     
  2. Red.Eye.Shot

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    I'm pretty sure your CPU would be doing the bottlenecking on the GPU. Anyways, I have an EVGA GTX 460 1GB version and its been running great for a year now. Really great overclocking potential and fairly priced. They run about 160-180 bucks, and using a SLI setup with them has been extremely pleasing to the eyes. They also have the 796mb versions that I've heard have really good overclocking capabilities. they're also cheaper. (around 140-160) Hope this helps!
     
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    Yes, that is also what i was thinking, I guess it is time to upgrade my computer to an Intel I5 cpu. I'll go look at the cost to build a whole new set-up tonight. Thanks.
     
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    LOL James(Red.Eye.Shot), didn't expect to see you here :p Good advice really but the CPU is not much of a bottleneck for that GPU. The WHOLE system could use an upgrade, but the GPU and CPU were basically factory matched :p
     
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    ahh alright ^_^
     

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