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Upgrading my graphics card

I'm looking to upgrade my graphics card to something that can run new games on high/ultra, what would be the best one to get and what online website would be best to order it from? Also, I currently have a gtx 770 if that matters.
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  1. Any idea of how much you want to spend. And what are the specs of the rest of your system?
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  2. List your full specs and budget. :)
    What country are you in?
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  3. if ur monitor is a 1080p 60hz one, go for a rx480 4gb. if its a 144hz one, gtx 1070.
    1440p 144hz n above? gtx 1080
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  4. Specs are - Intel i5-4670K, 8gb of ram, 64 bit operating system, and I have no idea what the specs of my monitor are exept it's made by Asus.
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  5. when u run dxdiag.exe the display tab should tell u the specs of ur monitor.
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  6. It says current display mode 1920x1080 32 bit 60Hz
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  7. 1080p 60Hz it is.
    Budget?
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  8. Budget would probably be like $700-$800 give or take.
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  9. yagtastik said:
    Budget would probably be like $700-$800 give or take.


    open your case and look at the power supply

    post back make and model

    you might need to also upgrade this


    if it is a half-way decent unit with the proper pcie cables then either a rx 580 or a gtx 1060 6gb are what you want


    newegg, amazon, tiger direct, NCIX, B&H, are all good
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  10. Ditto, need power supply to make any guesses.
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  11. Best answer
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card ($350.93 @ Amazon)
    Monitor: Acer Predator XB241YU 23.8" 2560x1440 165Hz Monitor ($499.99 @ Amazon)
    Total: $850.92
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-04-30 23:58 EDT-0400

    if u can run the 770, the 1070 will work fine.
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  12. 750 watt power suply, think it's made by ultra
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  13. yagtastik said:
    750 watt power suply, think it's made by ultra


    then i strongly suggest you also get a GOOD 520w or better psu before you get any new gpu

    http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/id-2547993/psu-tier-list.html


    something tier 1 or 2
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  14. Don't use the tier list, oversimplifies a complicated thing, do some research into units individually and browse Jonnyguru forums, they're fantastic for learning about power supplies.
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  15. @OP, you're fine with that unit, the 1070 should only draw 400-450w or thereabouts system load.
    Get this though, better than the list mentioned above due to the 27" screen.
    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Video Card: EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB SC GAMING ACX 3.0 Black Edition Video Card ($350.93 @ Amazon)
    Monitor: Acer XG270HU 27.0" 2560x1440 144Hz Monitor ($459.00 @ B&H)
    Total: $809.93
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2017-05-01 00:21 EDT-0400
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  16. ^ but that 24" is a g sync monitor and this 27" is non g sync one !
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  17. What does g sync do?
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  18. smoother gameplay. reduces flickering and screen tearing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QU8dnhFZKmM
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  19. Sorry, listed the wrong monitor above: https://pcpartpicker.com/product/mNBrxr/aoc-ag271qx-270-2560x1440-144hz-monitor-ag271qx
    For $70 less i'd go for this, G-Sync and a smaller screen size isn't worth it imo.
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