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2 years ago#1
Are there any $200 video card that would be a significant upgrade from an HD6870?

Other components:

i7 2700K CPU
16GB RAM
750W PSU

I find that the HD6870 still suits my needs but I just have the itch to upgrade.
2 years ago#2
I'm actually not sure. Maybe a GTX 660? Not sure for the AMD side.
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2 years ago#3
It depends what you mean by significant.

Right now on AMD's side the 270x is around $220 and is a decently powerful card,
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2 years ago#4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130967

With a $20 rebate and AC4, it's not a bad alternative to a 270X considering its recently inflated prices.

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2 years ago#5
For exactly 2 generations upgrade technically would be R9 280X, but the price is horrible right not. Maybe GTX 760 if you don't mind another $50.
2 years ago#6
You may also consider waiting for the GTX 750ti and seeing the performance it offers at that lower price point.
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