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Please help me decide which card to not bottleneck system. Could really use the help.

jakecru
  • 71 months ago

I posted this in the graphics card section but got no responses. I have this build: http://pcpartpicker.com/user/jakecru/saved/3xFKHx I am revitalizing it by adding a graphics card. It has a quad core phenom ii x4 965 3.4 Ghz processor and 8gb ddr3 ram. The power supply is an ultra 650W with two 6 pin connectors, so cards that require an 8 pin connector will not work. What is the best card for this build without over spending, but being able to play a lot of games at 1080p. The cards i have considered are a GTX 660 or 660 Ti (EVGA or ASUS), or an r9 270x (Sapphire dual x, msi twin frozr, ASUS). I don't want to change the powersupply even though it is not top quality. Would a 660 be safer for lower power consumption with one 6 pin connector or would I be better off getting the faster r9 270x that requires two 6 pin connectors? Thanks

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  • 71 months ago
  • 1 point

660 and 660ti are yesterdays news and not a good value. If your looking at lower-mid ranged cards from NVidia, 750ti or the 760 should be your starting points. Also you shouldn't be basing components on that cheap psu to begin with. Id buy a better brand anyways.

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