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As the title says, I'm trying to get the most economical bang for my buck.

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The 550 Ti is the strongest card you can get for your money, and you'd still have $50 left over.

If you can get an extra $50 though, a 560 Ti is a great card.
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
The 550 Ti is the strongest card you can get for your money, and you'd still have $50 left over.

If you can get an extra $50 though, a 560 Ti is a great card.
I would take a GTX 470 over a 550 Ti... GTX 470s can easily be gotten for $200.
    
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Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
The 550 Ti is the strongest card you can get for your money, and you'd still have $50 left over.

If you can get an extra $50 though, a 560 Ti is a great card.
Umm. 460 1GB > 550 TI, and 470s can be found for ~$200.
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post #6 of 82
Put in the extra money for a 560 or pick up a 460, the 550 hangs with the 5770 on the performance charts.
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post #7 of 82
Grab a used 470 - they are beast cards and will out perform anything in that price range
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post #8 of 82
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
The 550 Ti is the strongest card you can get for your money, and you'd still have $50 left over.

If you can get an extra $50 though, a 560 Ti is a great card.
lol u serious?
http://www.anandtech.com/show/4221/n...p-short-at-150

i believe thats one of the worst cards in terms of bang for the buck.

hunt around and see if u can get a 560 for ur budget.
460 or 470 are excellent cards for the money.
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post #9 of 82
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ipwnnubletz View Post
The 550 Ti is the strongest card you can get for your money
550?! You so crazeh!

Get a GTX 460, or a second hand 470.
post #10 of 82
Or you can go AMD and get the Sapphire 5850 Xtreme.

That is pretty much the best bang for the buck card out right now... It's $140 on newegg and outperforms the 460. So if you can find a 470, you might as well get a 5850..
Edited by Clawbog - 4/25/11 at 7:39pm
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