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Upgrading from my 8800GS

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Tony Williams, 31 May 2010.

  1. Tony Williams


    Joined: 13 Jul 2006

    Posts: 3,396

    Location: Hell!! \m/

    Bought this awhile ago, smashing card. Now I've built my new PC (months back) and got my nice monitor, I find running games at 1920x1080, less possible, sadly so I think it's time to upgrade.

    I am thinking of something in the £80 range maybe, give or take.

    Might consider gettng a HD5770, it's alot more than my budget but if it's worth it. ;)

    Got an Athlon II X250 (3ghz), 4GB RAM too.
    Last edited: 31 May 2010
  2. no idea what


    Joined: 5 Oct 2009

    Posts: 10,925

    Location: Lincolnshire

    ATI 5770 if you can stretch to ~£120
  3. Orcvader


    Joined: 11 Oct 2009

    Posts: 14,544

    Location: Greater London

    If you don't want to go for the 5770, then the 5670 will have to do, it's about £80. It's not a major performance jump, but it still performs better then the 8800GS. Personally, I would go for the 5770, but a 5850 would be better at that resolution.
  4. Tony Williams


    Joined: 13 Jul 2006

    Posts: 3,396

    Location: Hell!! \m/

    Right lads. Looks like I'm getting the 5770. :D
  5. spirits247


    Joined: 29 Jan 2007

    Posts: 725

    Definitely worth stretching for a 5770. Anything less than a 5850 isn't a decent gaming card.
  6. synixx

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 4 Nov 2007

    Posts: 2,352

    Location: Scotland

    I'd say try second hand. You should be able to get a 4870 1gb for less than £80.
  7. Bz786


    Joined: 7 Nov 2009

    Posts: 103

    IMO 5770
  8. infernox


    Joined: 25 Feb 2010

    Posts: 3,219

    Location: England

    5770 or 4870/90

    other than that dont bother