Best Graphics Cards for the Money These are the best GPUs on the market in terms or price and performance. Budget: Nvidia Geforce 9600GT, ATI Radeon HD4830 Mid-range: ATI Radeon HD4850. Nvidia Geforce 9800 GTX+ High-end: ATI Radeon HD4870, Nvidia Geforce 260 core 216 Dual-card: ATI Radeon HD4870x2, Nvidia Geforce GTX 295 This is all based on the latest benchmarks and statistics. No fanboyism involved. Anything lower than the cards listed above are not suited for modern gaming. I will update this as time goes on. Ripoffs, All 9000 series cards besides the 9600.