Can anyone recommend a graphics card for my new rig?

blacka05

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Hello,

Just wondering what people think would be the best graphics card to get for my new system. I will not be using it for gaming (maybe football manager - thats all), mainly for some 3D work and very light video editing from time to time. Budget is around £100 ($150).

Thanks!

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

CPU: Intel Xeon E3-1230 V3 3.3GHz Quad-Core Processor (£185.94 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus Z97-A ATX LGA1150 Motherboard (£110.39 @ Aria PC)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory (£60.22 @ Ebuyer)
Storage: Seagate 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Hybrid Internal Hard Drive (£57.60 @ Aria PC)
Case: Corsair SPEC-03 Red ATX Mid Tower Case (£45.81 @ Amazon UK)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 600W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply (£56.39 @ Aria PC)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-224DB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£10.46 @ Aria PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 (OEM) (64-bit) (£71.60 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £598.41
Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
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A GTX 750Ti, R7 260X/R9 270X, A GTX 760, etc.

Also, get a Seasonic 620W or XFX 650W power supply. The Corsair CX series of power supplies uses poor capacitors.
 

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One of my friend bought an R9 270x 2gb, Actually does pretty well the job for rendering Vegas 12, and after effects, you could get it for about 160$, a very cheap card that will give you possibility to play video games, and edit.
 

blacka05

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I was hoping to go a little cheaper than that ($200 here in the UK). The GTX 750 Ti looked quite good?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It's probably got the best compatibility and performance for that price range. If its professional, not hobby level you should really work with a larger budget but for basic workloads that card will cover it.
I forgot to say it needs to have HDMI support, that looks like it only has mini display port.
 

A GTX 750Ti, R7 260X/R9 270X, A GTX 760, etc.

Also, get a Seasonic 620W or XFX 650W power supply. The Corsair CX series of power supplies uses poor capacitors.
 

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