Would an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 be a mid-range video card?

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I would like to play games like Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, FIFA 14, Saints Row IV, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Crysis 3 and upcoming games at least at medium resolution and settings.
 

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[quotemsg=12016699,0,1451090]The GTX 650 (plain 650, not Ti or Boost or anything like that) is a low-mid-end graphics card.

At 1080p, you will probably have to turn settings to low and turn off AA to achieve a 30 FPS average in games like BF4.[/quotemsg]you are wrong.a gtx 650 will be able to play bf4 at high 1080p at 30+ fps with no problems,its not that but.i had intel hd 4600 and i could play bf4 at low(with the lowest resolution)

 

PakOne

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[quotemsg=12016699,0,1451090]The GTX 650 (plain 650, not Ti or Boost or anything like that) is a low-mid-end graphics card.

At 1080p, you will probably have to turn settings to low and turn off AA to achieve a 30 FPS average in games like BF4.[/quotemsg]

Ok, what about an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660? Is it a good mid-range video card?
 
[quotemsg=12016668,0,1484745]I would like to play games like Battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Watch Dogs, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, FIFA 14, Saints Row IV, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Crysis 3 and upcoming games at least at medium resolution and settings. [/quotemsg]

BUY THIS BUY THIS DO YOURSELF A GODDAMMNED FAVOR AND BUY THIS QUICK

http://slickdeals.net/permadeal/106760/newegg---video-cards-powercolor-radeon-hd-7870-ghz-108-after-30-rebate-msi-radeon-hd-7870-ghz-122-after-30-rebate-msi-twin-frozr-radeon-hd-7850

this is the very best deal you can get great card, better than the 650ti by loads.
 
[quotemsg=12016756,0,1484745][quotemsg=12016699,0,1451090]The GTX 650 (plain 650, not Ti or Boost or anything like that) is a low-mid-end graphics card.

At 1080p, you will probably have to turn settings to low and turn off AA to achieve a 30 FPS average in games like BF4.[/quotemsg]

Ok, what about an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660? Is it a good mid-range video card?[/quotemsg]

Yep, it's a good middle end card

This 7850 is an excellent value

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-r7850twinfrozr2gd5oc

So is this 7870 (the better cooler would make it worthwhile over the reference design)

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-r78702gd5toc

For games like BF4 you'd need a pretty decent CPU especially for the 64 player multiplayer

EDIT: should have linked a 2GB model but instead linked a 1GB model of the 7850, oops
 
[quotemsg=12016771,0,1427904][quotemsg=12016756,0,1484745][quotemsg=12016699,0,1451090]The GTX 650 (plain 650, not Ti or Boost or anything like that) is a low-mid-end graphics card.

At 1080p, you will probably have to turn settings to low and turn off AA to achieve a 30 FPS average in games like BF4.[/quotemsg]

Ok, what about an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660? Is it a good mid-range video card?[/quotemsg]

Yep, it's a good middle end card

This 7850 is an excellent value

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/asus-video-card-hd7850dc1gd5

So is this 7870

http://pcpartpicker.com/part/msi-video-card-r78702gd5toc

For games like BF4 you'd need a pretty decent CPU especially for the 64 player multiplayer[/quotemsg]

DID YOU PEOPLE SEE MY POST? ADVISE HIM TO HOP ON THAT DEAL 7870 is 108$ after rebate of course
 

PakOne

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Here are the specs of the mid-range custom made gaming desktop computer that I would like to have:

i5 (I want Intel please)
8GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 maybe? (I want NVIDIA please)
 
[quotemsg=12016789,0,1484745]Here are the specs of the mid-range custom made gaming desktop computer that I would like to have:

i5 (I want Intel please)
8GB
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 maybe? (I want NVIDIA please)[/quotemsg]

i understand you want nvidia..thats fair, but i want you to know any radeon HD 7870 will blow the 660/660ti clear out the water, so high up, that know one will ever see it again and would have no evidence of its existence thereafter. lol
 

PakOne

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[quotemsg=12016803,0,1427904]I'd glady pay $20 more for an aftermarket cooling design over a reference design

What's your overall budget?[/quotemsg]

I have no budget but maybe someday I could have that computer.
 
[quotemsg=12016826,0,1484745][quotemsg=12016803,0,1427904]I'd glady pay $20 more for an aftermarket cooling design over a reference design

What's your overall budget?[/quotemsg]

I have no budget but maybe someday I could have that computer.[/quotemsg]

if you have no budget get a 700 series GTX card?...and i5 and 8GB ram might start to get held back a bit by a mid range card IMO
 
Really those AMD cards are the best deal right now, but if you want to stick with Nvidia then this should suffice

Not really a great deal since an AMD combo will save you a fair amount of money

Feel free to replace the CPU and mobo with a 3570k+z77 board or a 4670k+z87 board, if your budget allows for it, I'd step up to a GTX 760

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/27j8U

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4570 3.2GHz Quad-Core Processor ($189.99 @ Newegg)
Motherboard: ASRock B85M-HDS Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($66.97 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 660 2GB Video Card ($149.99 @ Newegg)
Case: Raidmax ATX-249B (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($19.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: EVGA 500W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($29.99 @ Microcenter)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $591.90
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-23 19:03 EST-0500)
 
If you can extend your budget this could be worth considering (still stuck with an Nvidia card, not priced very competitively though)

Just something else to consider

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/27jjy

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($225.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($79.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: BitFenix Shinobi ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($25.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $921.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-23 19:10 EST-0500)
 

PakOne

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[quotemsg=12016881,0,1427904]If you can extend your budget this could be worth considering (still stuck with an Nvidia card, not priced very competitively though)

Just something else to consider

http://pcpartpicker.com/p/27jjy

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i5-4670K 3.4GHz Quad-Core Processor ($225.99 @ NCIX US)
CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO 82.9 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler ($29.98 @ OutletPC)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($104.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: G.Skill Ripjaws X Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($79.99 @ SuperBiiz)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($58.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 760 2GB Video Card ($249.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: BitFenix Shinobi ATX Mid Tower Case ($69.98 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80+ Bronze Certified ATX Power Supply ($25.99 @ Newegg)
Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($15.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $921.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-11-23 19:10 EST-0500)[/quotemsg]

Ok, thank you.
 
2gb 7870ghz edition for $108 after coupon code "NEWEGGBLKFRI5C"
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

thats the same thing as a 270x and vastly cheaper and competes with the gtx660


although i did see a powercolor 7870LE(tahiti chip) the other week for $129.... they sold out quick but the 7870le competes with the 660ti. i would consider these lowest kepler/tahiti chips to be solid mid range cards with the full kepler/tahiti chips being mid/high end.... anything below the regular 7870/660 is low/mid range with the 650ti/7790 being the best low end cards.
 
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here are my specs.
HP DC7800 core 2 duo 3.0 6mb.
4gb RAM.
160 gb hd
which graphics card should i go for..
nvidia 620 2gb / 630 1gb
ati 5450 2gb / 5570 2gb / 6670 2gb.
which one should i go for
 

Wan Genji

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[quotemsg=12016743,0,1444169][quotemsg=12016699,0,1451090]The GTX 650 (plain 650, not Ti or Boost or anything like that) is a low-mid-end graphics card.

At 1080p, you will probably have to turn settings to low and turn off AA to achieve a 30 FPS average in games like BF4.[/quotemsg]you are wrong.a gtx 650 will be able to play bf4 at high 1080p at 30+ fps with no problems,its not that but.i had intel hd 4600 and i could play bf4 at low(with the lowest resolution)

[/quotemsg]
I dont remember all my spec
Asus GTX650 1gb
Pentium duo core(3.0ghz)
4gb RAM
32.bit
Can i play bf3 or bf4?
Need your help
 

deathcalling105

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[quotemsg=12016699,0,1451090]The GTX 650 (plain 650, not Ti or Boost or anything like that) is a low-mid-end graphics card.

At 1080p, you will probably have to turn settings to low and turn off AA to achieve a 30 FPS average in games like BF4.[/quotemsg]


THis is a lie i have the asus DCU gtx 650 1gb and i play bf4 at 1080p medium to low graphices with AA off at 50 to 60 fps no prob
system specs i3 3220
4gb ram
gigabyte 600 w psu
wibtech h61m mobo
 

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