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What grapics card should i get? And where?

by WhiteMexican24 / January 3, 2013 11:39 PM PST

I am looking for a graphics card able to run modern games, such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, The elder scrolls V: Skyrim, Far Cry 3, etc., on at least medium or above settings. Also, which website is best to buy graphics cards from?

My computer specs:
CPU: Intel i5-2320 @ 3.3 GHz
Hard Drive: 1 TB
RAM: 8 GB
Graphics: Intel HD 2000 (hence why need a graphics card)

I am fairly new in the knowledge of which card to get, and any help/advice would be praised.

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Missing spec.
by bob b / January 4, 2013 12:29 AM PST

I'm just guessing were talking about a desktop and not a laptop.

Share the make and model of the machine.

Share the make and model of your psu.......it matters as to how high up the gpu ladder you can go.

Read the label on the side of the psu.

Best site?.....unknown.

Good site......Newegg.

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Missing spec.
by WhiteMexican24 / January 6, 2013 5:48 AM PST
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Psu
by bob b / January 6, 2013 6:05 AM PST
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Upgrade
by WhiteMexican24 / January 6, 2013 8:43 AM PST
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Much thanks mr. Bob. I will probably get this card. ~tips hat~ But what kind of price would i be looking at if i upgrade PSU?

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Price
by bob b / January 6, 2013 11:20 PM PST
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100 bucks or more.

My advice......don't go there.
Your small case is not a candidate for a high power gaming rig.

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The list is at
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2013 12:39 AM PST
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107.html

I pick up cards at newegg, amazon and fry's at times.

Even the 99 buck cards can run at medium so at least we've got to that point today. However your gamers tend to be either budget or want that card at the upper extreme since they know it will give them the edge in online play (debateable?)

Nice choice of CPU so you shouldn't worry about that for now.
Bob
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