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    best between Radeon R9 280X and GTX 970

    I am looking to buy a new graphics card for my computer. I am mostly looking for a video card that can give the best 1080p resolution. I came across Asus R9 280X graphics card that is coming for half the price of a Nvidia GTX 970 card. I am going to play games in 1080p along with 60FPS for maximum so, which among these graphics card should be able to handle the game better? I dont mind buying the Nvidia one even if it is costing more. Thanks for any suggestions.

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    Re: best between Radeon R9 280X and GTX 970

    Since the extra money is not a problem for you then I will suggest you to get the GTX 970 video card. This Nvidia card easily beats R9 290X at 1920 x 1080 resolution, so you can consider how much lower the Radeon R9 280x will be. There is no doubt that the R9 280x is a good card for its price but it is not going to max out all games at 1080p and also cant give you a stable 60fps but with a GTX 970 you can easily get this far.

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    Re: best between Radeon R9 280X and GTX 970

    The Nvidia GTX 970 card is way better than the Radeon R9 280X. Comparatively, the GTX 970 has better performance, and can be easily overclocked and reach the potential of a GTX 980 card, overheats less and uses less power. The Nvidia drivers support their cards better as well. Since you can easily afford GTX 970 graphics card then it will be good that you go with this one only. Hope this helps you out.

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    Re: best between Radeon R9 280X and GTX 970

    If you also have a CPU like Intel i5-3470 then it will not bottleneck in anyways for any card that you choose. However, Nvidia GTX 970 graphics card is significantly better than any GPU in its range. It is actually better than a Radeon 290x graphics card in some games. Radeon cards are said to require a lot of power, so you will also need to invest a good power supply where else the GTX 970 is not only a fast card but it is power efficient as well.

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