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post #1 of 21
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ok basically i want to switch from my 5770's in crossfire (already sold one card) to an Nvidia single card solution, something thats going to be faster then the 5770 in crossfire while not going over around $320 in price, which would be the best option for me?
post #2 of 21
A nice used GTX 480 would do the trick. I'm extremely happy with how my card performs in all games so far with a 1920x1080p res.
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post #3 of 21
Is there a specific reason why you are wanting to leave your original setup?

Only thing I can think of that you may be able to get is a GTX 480 *used* for best single performing card unless you are wanting to go lower. Newegg has a couple of GTX 480 cards around the ~$330-$350 range.
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post #4 of 21
You can snag a GTX 570 on sale for around $300-320.
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post #5 of 21
GTX 570 or a used GTX 480 will fit the bill quite nicely.
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post #6 of 21
GTX 480 but they can get hot and loud.
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post #8 of 21
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I feel like the 5770's are getting a bit dated and i dont want to take up that pci-e slot for the xfire, overall i just wanted an upgrade.

thanks for the suggestions ill see if i can get a used gtx480.
post #9 of 21
Don't get the 570, get yourself a nice 560, like the gigabyte soc or msi hawk.
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post #10 of 21
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Don't get the 570, get yourself a nice 560, like the gigabyte soc or msi hawk.
I'd disagree with you. the 570 is a nice card. The others have to OC to the max to meet 570's stock performance, and 570 OC rhomps the 560. The whole VRM thing isn't a problem with many aftermarket cards, and (like mine) many many reference cards are going strong.
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