Looking for a good replacement

jsaces

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Okay I am on the verge of buying a new graphics card, after my old 8800GT 512MB died (RIP), and have narrowed it down to these select few: (bear in mind that I am a poor student :( )

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150545

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150541

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150540

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150560

StarCraft II and watching a few HD videos are as intense as it's going get for me but I want something that runs them smoothly. I have a 1680x1050 display. The cheaper the better so bang-for-buck is an understatement. My preference is the 6670, cause of the price, but is it capable of running what I want and maybe a more intense game in the future? Also what is the difference between the two 6770s that I've listed?
 

BlackHawk91

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If you can afford the 6770, then go for it. It will give you better fps at that resolution than the 6670. The main difference between the two 6770's listed is the ports connections and also the cooling solution.
 

David 617

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my bad. looking at wrong 2.

if your pc is well ventilated, and in a cool area you can get away with the cheaper one. if the ambient temp is hot and/or your pc has bad ventilation, i'd spend the extra money for the bigger heatsink.