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#919402 - 4th Jan 2015 10:01am PC Gaming GFX Cards
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1x BFG Geforce GTX 280 (1GB)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/BFG-GeForce-GTX-280-Interface/dp/B001B5Z67U
NOT DX11 compatible!
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1x XFX Radeon HD 5870 (1GB)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/XFX-Radeon-5870-PCI-Express-HD587AZNF9/dp/B002Q5V704
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Both cards play games great, although the GTX does not support 'DX11 only' games, thankfully not many.
The Radeon has a well known, common ATI driver issue, Google '5870 flashing pixel', which is easily sorted by tweaking the drivers (by default, the drivers underclock the card too much at idle). Once tweaked it works great, plays Shadow of Mordor, Far Cry 4, etc, no problems.

Both cards for Sale due to upgrades.
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