Tom's Hardware: "The new year promises availability of AMD's new Radeon HD 7970 3 GB. Also, we see a spate of surprise price shifts that change some of our most consistent recommendations. We're also getting more information about what will happen in the coming months.
Detailed graphics card specifications and reviews are great—that is, if you have the time to do the research. But at the end of the day, what a gamer needs is the best graphics card within a certain budget.
So, if you don’t have the time to research the benchmarks, or if you don’t feel confident enough in your ability to pick the right card, then fear not. We at Tom’s Hardware have come to your aid with a simple list of the best gaming cards offered for the money."