Video Card Upgrade Help?

So i want to upgrade my video card but i don't really know what to get so far what i want to get has

At least 4GB of GDDR5 vram
240 pin
size doesn't matter i have an open test bench
Something around 1000 MHz clock
I'm looking for a gaming card that will last a while, one's i'm looking at are

Gigabyte AMD R9 380
EVGA GeForce GTX 960 4GB

and a few more

System Specs
8gb of ram 1600 MHz (Soon to be 16GB)
ASUS M5A78L-M mobo
FX 4300 quad core
ASUS Radeon R7 250
Any suggestions my price range is under $280

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Clarification Request
Where did this 4GB DDR5 spec come from?

While I see gamers going to 2GB why 4? I have read many a review and for 1080p gaming, there's a sub percent gain from 2 to 4.

Also, why stop at the 960 if gaming results matter? Try the 970 with 2GB.

-> Finally, what is this about the move from 8 to 16GB RAM? It should be another sub percent gain. You could get some 500GB SSD and really get your bang for the buck.

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That cpu supports 1866 ram.
You might want to throw that into the mix.

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