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Posted 13 February 2013 - 05:18 PM

I am looking into a really good card but affordable. I have attached a picture with cards that I am looking at. The PowerColor looks really good, but would a different one be more reliable. I'm looking for something that can play games well and be able to handle blu ray and movies. I do some movie and picture editing but most of that is on the processor. The processor and motherboard I'm matching this with is the i5-3570k and the ASUS Sabertooth z77.

Thanks in advance for your opinions and feedback!

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 06:29 PM

The power color is underclocked (not sure why), so I wouldn't go that route. The best overall value appears to be the Gigabyte card. It is a tad cheaper than Asus, while delivering the fastest clock speeds of the bunch. The Gigabyte should last about as long as the Asus, so I wouldn't worry about that.
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Posted 24 February 2013 - 08:38 AM

View Postwaldojim, on 13 February 2013 - 06:29 PM, said:

The power color is underclocked (not sure why), so I wouldn't go that route. The best overall value appears to be the Gigabyte card. It is a tad cheaper than Asus, while delivering the fastest clock speeds of the bunch. The Gigabyte should last about as long as the Asus, so I wouldn't worry about that.


I went with the Gigabyte card and it works wonders. It didn't really fit with the ASUS Sabertooth z77 being taller with the thermal armor even though I have a full tower. I managed to slip the card in and everything works.

Thanks for your suggestion and help!
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