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No recommendation on the $155 dollar one... What about the Sapphire Xtreme 5850? That card is the best bang for the buck out there right now plus you can now overvolt it.
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Originally Posted by nbmjhk6;13438364 
No recommendation on the $155 dollar one... What about the Sapphire Xtreme 5850? That card is the best bang for the buck out there right now plus you can now overvolt it.

Again, if you want the actual best cards for the money, look at the list I made in an earlier post in the thread. Tom's Hardware has taken a huge dive in the quality of their content recently.
    
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Who's Tom anyways? Is he Craig's brother?
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I think it's funny that people continue to read tom's articles (then post about them) while stating they do not value their opinion and rubbishing them.
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Originally Posted by eggs2see;13438754 
I think it's funny that people continue to read tom's articles (then post about them) while stating they do not value their opinion and rubbishing them.

They're using the articles to qualify their opinion that Tom's has, indeed, gone down hill. It's true, but, of course, people are going to have their own opinions. Personally, I'd rather by the fastest single card I can to leave room for future upgrades.
    
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They're using the articles to qualify their opinion that Tom's has, indeed, gone down hill. It's true, but, of course, people are going to have their own opinions. Personally, I'd rather by the fastest single card I can to leave room for future upgrades.

I know exactly what they are doing. Just because you don't agree with a particular article or for that matter an entire website does not mean you need to continually voice your opinion about it. I see news threads all the time from source's I do not deem respectable or trustworthy, I simply do not bother to read the article.

All you do by repeatedly bashing a website is make yourself and the site look less credible.
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Originally Posted by eggs2see;13439060 
I know exactly what they are doing. Just because you don't agree with a particular article or for that matter an entire website does not mean you need to continually voice your opinion about it. I see news threads all the time from source's I do not deem respectable or trustworthy, I simply do not bother to read the article.

All you do by repeatedly bashing a website is make yourself and the site look less credible.

But if you would think this through just a lil bit, then you would find we are also teaching people to stay away from toms.
If nobody had a bad comment then people would assume everything is fine with the article.
Your argument is invalid and makes you seem like your trollin.


Edit Also if you do not read articles you deem "respectable or trustworthy" then why are you here?
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel;13438159 
Yes, this is something that always gets on my nerves. Every month it seems as if they 'tweak' the prices instead of just being consistent so we can get a good overview of what has actually changed.

For example, they should simply do:

Best Graphics Card for the Money for May 2011

Best PCIe card: $100 and under

Best PCI-E card for $50: Radeon HD 4650

Best PCI-E card for $75: Radeon HD 5670

Best PCI-E Card for $100: Radeon HD 5750

Best PCI-E card: $200 and under

Best PCI-E card for $125: Radeon HD 5770

Best PCI-E card for $150: GeForce GTX 460 768MB
Honorable Mention: Radeon HD 5850 (poor availability)

Best PCI-E Card for $175: Radeon HD 6850

Best PCI-E Card for $200: None
Honorable Mention: Radeon HD 6870 (GTX 560 Ti is 18% faster and only $30 more)

Best PCI-E card: $300 and under

Best PCI-E card for $225: GeForce GTX 560 Ti

Best PCI-E card for $250: None

Best PCI-E card for $275: None
Honorable Mention: Radeon HD 6950 2GB (2GB of VRAM gives it an advantage over the GTX 560 Ti at resolutions 2560x1600 and higher)

Best PCI-E card for $300: None

Best PCI-E card: over $300

Best PCI-E card for $325: GeForce GTX 570

Best PCI-E card for $350: None
Honorable Mention: Radeon HD 6970 (2GB VRAM advantage at 2560x1600 and higher over GTX 570)

Best PCI-E card for $375: None

Best PCI-E card for $400: EVGA GeForce GTX 460 2win

Best PCI-E card for $475: None
Honorable Mention: GTX 580 (GTX 460 2win is faster but does not support SLI)

Best PCI-E card for $500: None

Best PCI-E card for $700: None
Honorable Mention: Radeon HD 6990 (for those who prefer over-clocking)
GeForce GTX 590 (for those that prefer something quieter)

And yes, you can use this to determine the best cards for the money.



Lol you're posts are ridiculous. ONLY 30$ more? What's the point of having the categories then? I could say, well, the GTX 580 is ONLY $270 more than a 6950 so you should totally buy that.

See how ridiculous it sounds? You have to draw the line somewhere. Perhaps $30 is make or break in the $100-$200 range for people.
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Originally Posted by eggs2see;13438754 
I think it's funny that people continue to read tom's articles (then post about them) while stating they do not value their opinion and rubbishing them.

It's funny that some people might not know about it and this type of posts sheds some light on it. Just because you know, lots of other newcomers don't.
 
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But if you would think this through just a lil bit, then you would find we are also teaching people to stay away from toms.
If nobody had a bad comment then people would assume everything is fine with the article.
Your argument is invalid and makes you seem like your trollin.


Edit Also if you do not read articles you deem "respectable or trustworthy" then why are you here?

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