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post #11 of 16
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Aha, thank you for clearing that up. Now I'll ask my 2nd question: is it worth it to save $30 on the EVGA 900/1800 vs. the MSI 950/1800 TF3?
Yes, EVGA are historically better cards, and you will be able to OC the difference with no problems. It might actually OC farther.
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Awesome, thanks.
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I'd go with the EVGA, if not just for the warranty/resale.
    
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For $20 extra i'd take the GTX 560 over HD6870. For $50 I'd think about it.
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If you're looking for as much longevity as possible I'd pick the 6950 2GB. That is unless you have a special affinity for nVidia cards.
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I am on a budget, but I have enough room to purchase the 560 Ti. SO I ask again, is it worth saving $30 on the EVGA SC vs the TF3?
Comes down to aesthetics and cooling. TF3 has better cooling, and IMO looks nicer. But both of those things can be trivial (eVGA probably cools just fine but probably not quite as well, and if you can't see your card in your case, who cares, plus you might like the look of eVGA better). If you want the looks and a little better cooling power, pick up the Hawk. But they'll perform about the same way apart from that.
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