This post looks into the best list of video cards for the money compiled using the specs, prices, performance tests, and user reviews from sites like Amazon, Newegg, and Toms hardware. All 5 of the video cards on this list are solid cards, especially if you are a gamer.
I am sure any of us would love to go out and buy the $600 video card and just be done with it. However, most of us don’t have that kind of money. So, it is often best to look for the best bang for the buck. That is what this list tries to accomplish. Let’s dive right in.
The GTX 970 is a solid card overall. This version of the GTX 970 is super clocked and comes from a top video card manufacturer EVGA. Right now, this card is currently right around $340. At this price point, it provides great performance. This card can pretty much handle any modern game you through at it running high settings. Also, according to its owners, another plus of this card is that it overclocks pretty well too.
This card is a beast that comes in right around the $200 dollar price point. The Sapphire Radeon R9 can handle all the latest games without too much trouble at all. You should be able to run most games on high settings as well with this card. It runs cool, is pretty overclock-able, and comes from a solid company Sapphire.
If you have right around $200 to spend, this is a solid card for the money. This card can still play the latest games easily and mostly at the highest settings. Many of its users also boost that it runs cool and quiet and doesn’t suck up a ton of power. Overall, you can’t go wrong with this card at this price.
If you are on a budget, the EVGA GeForce GTX 750Ti is a great card for the money. This card performs very well with games like battlefield 4, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Crysis, and StarCraft 2. You may not be able to play these games at ultra settings, but it can still handle them with ease on medium to high settings. This card should also have some staying power as well with how well it currently handles these games.
Last but not least is the Sapphire Radeon R7 260X. This card is currently right around the $130 price point. This card boosts a ton of great reviews and provides great performance for the money. This is a card that can handle the latest games, although not on the highest settings. The Sapphire Radeon R7 260X should be able to handle the next generation of games at decent settings as well making this a great buy for anyone on a tight budget.
Generally speaking, you can’t really go wrong with any video card on this list. It really just depends on your budget and your particular needs. Know of another great card for the money? Let us know in the comments!