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The Right Graphics Card For Total War: Warhammer 2

Discussion in 'Ideas, problems and feedback' started by Micktrex, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. Micktrex
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    Micktrex New Member

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    I wasn't sure where to post this thread but this forum seems better than any other.

    As the title suggests I intend to play TWW2 (the first GW where you can play the lizardmen? Yes please!) and I am in the process of upgrading my PC to make this a reality. I pretty much have everything but the GPU needed to make the game run as well as my wallet will allow - my price range is between £150-£300.

    I was hoping the more tech savvy members of this site could advise me on the best graphic cards out there for my system, what the game needs to run on ultra and sustain a fairly smooth fps rate etc, etc.

    I will provide my system information below to help.

    System Information:

    HP ENVY h8 PC series
    Model No. h8-1485ea
    Serial No. CZC3084YLX
    Motherboard: IPMMB-FM (Formosa)
    Chipset: Intel Z75
    BIOS Version/Date: AMI 8.21, 20/10/2014
    Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz (up to 3.9GHz turbo), 3401Mhz, 4 core(s)
    System Type: x64-based processor
    RAM: 16GB (4 x DDR3)
    Hard drive size: 2TB (also adding a 250GB SSD so possible I might run the game off the solid state drive if this will benefit it)
    PSU: 650watts
    Current GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640
    1 PCI Express x16(Gen 3.0 for i5 and i7 Ivy Bridge Processors, all others Gen 2.0)


    I included everything I thought would be of any use to someone in the know. I also understand that there are other factors to consider such as space in the case to house the GPU and I'd like to avoid a card that has a tendency to overheat but I will trust your expert opinions.

    Any recommendations would be incredibly appreciated!

    Mike
     

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