Diablo® III

Upgrading GPU for Blizzard Games

Thanks for taking some time to read this post, any helpful suggestions would be great.

I want to upgrade my video card to play Diablo 3, Starcraft 2, and the expansions for both at high FPS with ultra settings at 1920x1080.

I would like to spend about $150, though I would go up to just over $200 if necessary. Good heat control and low noise level would be great.

Also, any comments on affordable ways to get better performance from this set-up would be appreciated.

Monitor: 23" 5ms LED Backlight LCD Monitor Acer S231HLBbid
GPU: GeForce 9800 GT 1GB DDR3 256-bit
CPU: Core i5 3.2 GHz
RAM: 4GB x 2 (8GB) G.SKILL DDR3 Ripjaw Series
MB: LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s GIGABYTE GA-B75M-D3V Micro ATX Intel
HD1: 320GB Western Digital SATA 6Gb/s
HD2: 64GB Crucial SATA III (SSD for Windows)
Power: 520W SeaSonic Bronze S12II
Edited by LemosArt0987#1438 on 11/17/2013 5:53 PM PST
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For $150 - HD 7850 and GTX 650 ti

For $200 - R9 270 and GTX 660
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