Diablo® III

GPU Upgrade Time, Suggestions?

Hey all, my 5450 is not standing up to D3, and its time to upgrade it. I am planning on building a new system in a couple months, so I don't need top of the line, just a good suggestion. My current specs are:

4 GB Ram
AMD Phenom II X4 955
PSU is 600W, so power shouldn't be a problem for 1 GPU.

Probably looking at a 6770 or so, but input is always a bonus!

Thanks all!
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100 Blood Elf Paladin
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6770 is great budget card, although if that 600W is 80 Plus certified, you can push for up to 6870. After 6870, diminishing returns hit pretty hard vs. cost
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Agreed. If you're gunning for a 6770, I suggest you set your sights a wee bit higher and go for a 6870 instead for the has a sweet price/performance ratio. That said, you can go a notch lower to the 6850 if you're strapped for cash.
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Skip the 6xxx series and get a nice AMD7850 from XFX, great warranty good prices and actually a good afther market cooling solution on the PCB.
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Ya go for the 7850. The heat generation/wattage use is just brilliant on that card.

And you can easily oc it to extend it's life in a year or 2; though you won't need to for D3, it'll crush this game.

((Just make sure you have enough space on your mobo and case for it...and the plugins for the psu))
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how much do you have to spend?
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get a 7850 or 7770 they will open up that quad core.
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gtx 460 u can get one for about 100$ best bang for ur buck imo
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I have a 6770 and It works great with everything maxed.
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Was looking for something around the $100 mark. So far I would have to say I still like the looks of the 6770. I am less inclined to go with a 6870, 6850, or 7xxx just for the fact that I really will only use this as my gaming rig for a couple more months. At that point it will just become an extra computer my friends can use when they come over as I'll be putting a gtx 670 or so in the new one.
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