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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162058

$100 after a $50 rebate. A new GTX460 albiet Galaxy only a 2 year warranty. I'm a stickler for warranty.

Go or no?
Edited by intelfan - 5/22/11 at 9:35pm
    
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http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20

scroll down, for $120 you can pick up a bstock 460.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121390
with rebate also good
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-878-_-Product

also check out ebay, some used ones are going for $60!
or you know as listed above.
     
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Originally Posted by intelfan View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162058

$100 after a $50 rebate. A new GTX460 albiet Galaxy only a 2 year warranty. I'm a stickler for warranty.

Go or no?
Definitely a go. Memory bandwidth is compensated with ddr5. Plus folding relies mainly on the amount of cores, not bandwidth.
    
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One last question. Pay more for warranty or no?
    
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there was a deal on a 5830 for $99 on Tigerdirect, not sure if its still at $99 though.
    
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What is the 5830 Nvidia equivalent?
    
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post #27 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by intelfan View Post
One last question. Pay more for warranty or no?
IMHO, not worth it. Paying 14% more for 1 year extra warranty. Most likely the card will be on its last legs after two years. Technology sure moves quick!

@nvidia equivalent, about a 460, with the 460 performing better. Refer to this thread on OCN http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...gtx-460-a.html

edit: link for comparison between 460 and 5830
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...parison-4.html
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post #28 of 31
the HD 5830 is almost equal to a GTX460 but it uses more power and is pretty long. it was $99 though, its cheaper than a gtx460

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...456&CatId=3669
    
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the HD 5830 is almost equal to a GTX460 but it uses more power and is pretty long. it was $99 though, its cheaper than a gtx460

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...456&CatId=3669
The gtx 460 is also $99 after rebate.
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Thank you to everyone for their input. Hopefully, I'll purchase at the end of the month if anything such as bills, tuition and other stuff that will leave me poor.
    
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