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post #1 of 19
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So I've tried searching the forum and can't find anything recent...

So here's the deal, I just ordered my 3rd monitor and I need another GPU anyway so...

I'm looking for a GPU to put in my SigRig to use for folding. I'm currently using the FAH GPU Tracker V2 client to fold my CPU, but I wanted to add a GPU and fold it as well, but I have no idea what would be best to use? Can you guys point me in the right direction?

I'm looking to spend about $150, but I can go up to $200. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
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post #2 of 19
Open box 560ti on newegg. There post new ones every few days. Or get 6870 for 199$
post #3 of 19
Is the 8400gs your main card?
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post #5 of 19
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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
I agree. If your looking to spend only $150 this is a great card. If ur ok with spending $200 than open box 560ti or buy one from the OCN. Always kick ass deals on here.
post #6 of 19
New: GTX 560

And some GTX 560 Ti's come in around $200-220 after rebates.

Used:GTX 560 Ti's and GTX 470's cost around $160-200
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2X GTS450 will be best.
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post #8 of 19
its older gen tech but maybe a used 9800gx2?

run hot too
    
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Do this if you only want to spend $150. They OC like a beast and the 1GB version will only net you an extremely small amount more PPD. If you want something faster, you can also get the new GTX 560 for $200. Where you'll see its benefit is when you're OCing. While the GTX 460 can only muster around 850MHz on stock voltage, the GTX 560 can muster 950MHz. This should give it an advantage of around 12% when folding.
    
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its older gen tech but maybe a used 9800gx2?

run hot too
Power consumption would be too high, and folding performance is around the same.
    
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