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Radeon HD 7850

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2 years ago#1
It was on sale on Newegg for $109.99 after MIR (139.99 before), thought it was too good to pass up. Anyway despite it being outdated, it's a huge leap for me as I've been stuck on an HD 5750 since 2010. Was it a good idea buying it?

And my other questions are, can this card hold me over for at least year until I can upgrade to an even newer card? Will I be able to play upcoming PS4/Xbox One games that'll be out for PC such as Battlefield 4?

My current setup:
AMD Phenom II X4 945 @ 3.0 ghz (I plan to upgrade this as well to an AM3+ CPU)
12 GB of 1333 DDR3
GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-USB3 AM3+ AMD 760G HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

Video card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127727
Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128565
2 years ago#2
a 7850 isn't outdated the 7000 seires is still AMD's newest card line up.

its just that 7850 is the weakest of what I would call the "gaming" series. But it gets respectable frame rates as long as your not asking it to max anything at over 40 fps or so.
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2 years ago#4
I've been playing the bf4 beta with a 7870 on a mix of high and ultra settings with no problems so I assume a 7850 will do well.
2 years ago#5
A 7850 is good enough to max anything these days.
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2 years ago#6
That's an amazing price for a 7850.

Wish we got deals like that down under
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2 years ago#8
Thanks a lot for the input
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