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Question Graphics Card upgrade time - Advice?

jezston

Standard Member
Hi, my radeon hd 6850 got a good run at 3.5 years, however can't handle witcher 3 and fallout 4 so its time to upgrade. I'm totally out the loop on current hardware so need advice!

Requirements:

• budget around us$200/uk£150. Can stretch a little higher if it will make a big difference, say £180.
• must be QUIET. I do audio work so don't want a hairdryer!
• support for at least 3 monitors.
• significant upgrade from current card

Thanks!
 

andiuk007

Banned

EntryLevel

Established Member
I'm in a similar position (Asus 6850 DirectCU), might be useful to say what cpu you have as that may be the limiting factor as to what you can get out of a card for gaming.

If it helps, although the 970 gets a lot of praise, if your only going for 1080p from what i've read it sounds like the 960 should let you run fallout 4 at decent settings (based on this link)

What does it take to run Fallout 4 at 1080p60?
 

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