Top 5 Graphics Cards

By on December 1, 2009
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Playing serious games on your PC requires a decent graphics card and we pick five of the best for you

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Playing serious games on your PC requires a decent graphics card and we pick five of the best for you.  These cards will allow you to play the latest games at high resolutions and good frame rates on your PC.

1) ASUS EAH5970/G/2DIS/2GD5/A

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Based on the Radeon 5970 which is currently the fastest graphics card, the ASUS EAH5970 comes loaded with 2GB DDR5, Voltage Tweaking for Overclockers and DirectX 11 support for the latest games.


2) ZOTAC GeForce GTX 295

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The ZOTAC GeForce GTX 295 packs the raw power of two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 200 graphics processors on a single card. NVIDIA PhysX technology enables realistic gaming effects in PhysX-enabled games while Stereoscopic 3D technology surrounds you with in-game objects


3) MSI R5870-PM2D1G

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With 850MHz Core and 4800MHz GDDR5, the MSI R5870 is based on the world’s most powerful GPU at the moment. Afterburner enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real-time.


4) ASUS EAH5850/G/2DIS/1GD5

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Based on the affordable, yet extremely powerful ATI 5850 GUP with 1GB DDR5, the ASUS EAH5850 comes bundled with the DX11 game DiRT2. Exclusive Voltage Tweak Technology to increase up to 38% performance


5) Manli GeForce GTX 285

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Second generation architecture delivers 50% more gaming performance over the first generation through 240 enhanced processor cores that provide incredible shading horsepower.


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Abbas Jaffar Ali is the founder of tbreak.com and a blogger, geek and self-declared tech pundit who can't stop talking about technology. Find him on twitter as @ajaffarali

Comments
  • Fuadsiraj

    Perfecto order thats what i like about t-break always accurate :)

  • http://www.itp.net Seth Godless

    This article is absolutely useless without prices…

  • gat

    gtx 4 series have come out recently…but they are only available in the us for now …
    gtx 485
    gtx 495

  • johnson

    Just to add some insights, thru ASUS EAH5970 Graphic Card users can now enjoy new levels of visual realism while playing games and watching videos on the PC. This card allows users to expand the field of view across up to three displays. This allows for more detail than ever before with innovative wrap around capabilities that deliver an incredibly intense gaming experience, enhancing the feeling of being in the game. Engineered to take advantage of all the graphical features with the new windows 7 opearting system. If you're looking for a superb value graphics card loaded with features to run all the latest big games,this is your new destination.

  • robsky

    whew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! to all Gamers and PC builders/ assemblers out there heres one for us… top 1 best graphic card according to their reviews ASUS EAH 5970 Graphic with the capacity of 2g ddr5 with 4ghz mem.clock speed, suites on my rampage III, see the resolution on CRT it has 2048 x 1536 what more on your HD LCD.. engine clock speed with 725 mhz., it is huge coz it has 11.5" x 5" but when it comes for the performance it superb. this colossal graphic support API DIRECTX 11 which is the latest program in all Graphic Processing Unit, Talking about GPU this graphic cards has Two GPU for better Graphic Application.

  • annihilator

    If it was up to me, I’d place the 5850 above the 5870 due to the price factor, but thats me.

  • 13ohemian

    one thing t-break needs to do ..

    add prices!

  • http://www.youtube.com/user/thereape420 Grim Reaper

    Here are some retail prices
    5970 2250dhs
    GTX 295 1900dhs
    5870 1550dhs
    5850 1000dhs
    gtx 285 1300dhs

    but this seems quite outdated this is how I would rank
    1. Asus Ares 4536dhs (US)
    2.Asus Matrix 2000dhs (US)
    3.Saphire 5870 1550dhs
    4.Ati 5850 1000dhs
    5..GTX480 1999dhs
    Google these cards the first card is extreme and is limited, only 1000 have been manufactured but matrix is the best buy but you've gotta import it from US so my best advice is Aramex Shop and Ship or some Ebay sellers who ship Internationally…if you are looking for an Nvidia card for GPU accelerated stuff then I would reckon you wait till gtx 495 comes out because gtx 480 is just not practical it is a resource hog and perform on the same page as a 5870 just does tessellation better it doesnt run games on full settings that well like crysis.. but it does other things pretty well like video encoding with premiere pro Cs5 and physx…so it all boils down to Nvidia or Ati …Ati has better and faster options but if you looking for those extra stuffs like GPU accelerated stuff you have gtx295 or gtx 480 others dont really stack up that well…

    • McD419

      i find it kinds hard to believe some1 will pay 4536 for a graphic card when you could buy a ps3 and a decent tv for that money and a whole lotta games

  • McD419

    hy are there no nvidia or ATI cards on ur list

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