Good video card for modern and future games

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#1 Posted by Tonyx429 (77 posts) -

I'm looking to buy a new video card soon for my desktop. I currently have a GT430 and want to upgrade to another nvidia geforce.

My budget is $150. Is there a good video card under $150 that can run modern games and future games on max or at least high settings?

Thanks in advance.

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#2 Posted by GTR12 (12505 posts) -

750Ti

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#3 Posted by insane_metalist (7777 posts) -

@GTR12 said:

750Ti

This.. although I don't know about running games at max settings... you'd need to spend much more.

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#4 Posted by DigiTM64 (466 posts) -

Suggest saving up a bit more for the new releases coming soon. If by then they are still too expensive, it will mean the 7 series pricing will have dropped anyway. I think they said around October?

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#5 Posted by PredatorRules (11910 posts) -

@tonyx429 said:

I'm looking to buy a new video card soon for my desktop. I currently have a GT430 and want to upgrade to another nvidia geforce.

My budget is $150. Is there a good video card under $150 that can run modern games and future games on max or at least high settings?

Thanks in advance.

Pick 750Ti Superclocked by EVGA http://pcpartpicker.com/part/evga-video-card-02gp43753kr

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#6 Posted by dakan45 (18819 posts) -

wait until 8 series come out in 2015 it will wipe the floor with consoles.

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#7 Edited by insane_metalist (7777 posts) -
@dakan45 said:

wait until 8 series come out in 2015 it will wipe the floor with consoles.

Current GPUs already do lol.

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#8 Edited by dakan45 (18819 posts) -

@insane_metalist: yeah i just want the low end ones like the 750 ti to wipe the floor with em.

Sony fanboys think their games beat the pc.

http://i.imgur.com/bAgQQ.jpg

damn such amazing graphics eh?

BAHAHHHAH i believe its called "console optimization"

Ps4 seems to be doing it as well.

http://static2.gamespot.com/uploads/scale_super/416/4161502/2634795-first+light+-+first+light+-+2014-08-21+01-10-18+%28p%2901.jpg

jaggies, blocky objects and blurry textures. Nuff said.

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#9 Posted by kitty (115325 posts) -

If you had a bit more to spend you could grab this

www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202090

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#10 Posted by glez13 (9745 posts) -

For $150 right now the best you can get is 750ti and that is slightly weaker than a PS4, which already is having problems reaching 1080p and PC high settings equivalent. You would have to wait for the 8 and rx 300 series for new offerings or buy used if you want to keep your standards and budget.

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#11 Posted by kraken2109 (13271 posts) -

Personally I'd save for the 760 or whatever the new version is in the 800 series

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#12 Posted by insane_metalist (7777 posts) -

@kitty said:

If you had a bit more to spend you could grab this

www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202090

270X is $170 after $10 rebate.

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#13 Edited by kitty (115325 posts) -

@insane_metalist said:

@kitty said:

If you had a bit more to spend you could grab this

www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202090

270X is $170 after $10 rebate.

It's the same as 270. :P Just a higher clock.

All you have to do is OC the 270 from 920mhz to 1050mhz and you have a 270x. :P
But still a really good deal.

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#14 Edited by insane_metalist (7777 posts) -

@kitty said:

@insane_metalist said:

@kitty said:

If you had a bit more to spend you could grab this

www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202090

270X is $170 after $10 rebate.

It's the same as 270. :P Just a higher clock.

All you have to do is OC the 270 from 920mhz to 1050mhz and you have a 270x. :P

But still a really good deal.

It's clocked nicely. Already @ 1100mhz, I would push it further.

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#15 Edited by kitty (115325 posts) -

@insane_metalist said:

It's clocked nicely. Already @ 1100mhz, I would push it further.

You'd be lucky to get 100mhz out of it.

My sapphire is clocked at 1050/1250. It reaches 1175/1450.
Dunno about my msi one, It's at 1050/1200 and so far I've only pushed it to 1155/1400 and that was for the latest scores I posted for firestrike.
I tried pushing the memory to 1450, but it blue screened on me. 1425 caused glitches. Kinda bad since it has hynix memory, I heard that it was good. :/
I didn't try pushing the core anymore, maybe I'll see if it can reach 1175 as well.

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#16 Edited by Tonyx429 (77 posts) -

Cool, thanks everyone for replying.

I think I might wait until black friday or a price drop and get the 750ti.