XFX Radeon HD 5670

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monkeykid753

I'm thinking of upgrading to this from a 8400 GS that I had to get because neither of my 5770s worked. My monitor is a few years old, and runs at 1276 * 768 resolution. I only play free games at the time, but I might start playing more graphically intense games for which you have to pay. My dad won't let me get something over $120 so I can't try my luck with another 5770 or even a 5750. Do you think this card will be a good upgrade? Or is there something with even better bang for the buck? I would rather it not have a PCIe power connector. 

 

Specs:

Intel Core i5 750 @ 2.8 Ghz

Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 Mhz

Corsair TX650W

Asus P7P55D-E

BFG GeForce 8400 GS

Antec 900

Windows 7 Pro 

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fragonman

in the end it will still be better than my sparkle geforce 8400

 

in the end does it matter?

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nekollx

 no Crysis scores? Has something become the new Crysis?

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Lord Omega

It is called Metro 2033. Have you seen the requirements to max this thing out (Optimum settings)

 

Optimum:

* Core i7 CPU
* NVIDIA DirectX 11 compliant graphics card (GeForce
GTX 480 and 470)
* As much RAM as possible (8GB+)
* Fast HDD or
SSD :shock:

Enabling 3D Vision
Metro 2033 utilizes NVIDIA 3D Vision with
compatible cards and hardware. To play in 3D you will require:

* NVIDIA GeForce GTX 275 and above recommended
* A 120Hz (or
above) monitor
* NVIDIA 3D Vision kit
* Microsoft Windows Vista or
Windows 7

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noobstix

I was wondering why it was running a little sluggish on my brother's machine (he has a Core i7-920 @ 3.4 Ghz with a Radeon HD4890).  Had to tick it down from "Very High" to "High".  Now the question should be, "Can it run Metro 2033?"

Anyhow, I bought this very same card but it turned out to be a dud after it wouldn't work from installing the drivers (did a clean re-install of Windows thinking it was driver conflict).  Bought a 5770 and been happy since.

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nekollx

 *snigger* 

I thought Nvidia dx11 card (fermi) wern't even on the market yet 

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avenger48

March 26th! 

In regards to the 5670, when ATI's answer gets slaughtered by a 3-year-old nVidia design that's 10 dollars cheaper, it doesn't matter. The 9800GT still wins. 

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