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Whats the best video card for around $100 bucks

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#16 remixedcat



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Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:04

I guess people got thier thing!

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:15

I've found AMD and nVidia to both have pretty robust drivers, including multi-GPU configurations. Certainly I don't have a problem with either. However, nVidia drivers have a lot more flexibility and customisation options for advanced users. Further, I'm disappointed that AMD dropped support for much newer cards than nVidia did when it comes to Windows 8, which caused me a lot of problems due to the way it underscans by default with HDTVs.

Go for the card that offers the best value but if they're close then I'd give a slight advantage to nVidia.

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 01:46

7770 is 70 bucks at newegg right now, you can't beat that deal.. (black Friday). I've got 7770 on my desktop and its great with windows 8 and driver support



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Posted 24 November 2012 - 02:41

Thanks guys.

I know Nvidia drivers have always been better. And I would never even consider Windows 8. Windows 8 is a hunk of crap, there was no point in even making it unless maybe you have a touch screen tablet. But that is another story all together.

Thank for the advise on the video cards.

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Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:51

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814127703 gtx 650

#21 migo


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Posted 05 December 2012 - 14:56

Actually, Windows 8 is unquestionably better than Windows 7, it's just that Windows 7 is already so good that there's no real point in upgrading from it if you have it, but if you're building a new system and have to buy a new license, Windows 8 is the way to go.

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 15:10

I just got a 650 Ti around 150 (I know that is more than your budget) and I must say Im pretty happy with the card. Great performance.

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 11:46

Some people have tunnel vision when it comes to buying hardware lol.