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post #21 of 41
get a 570 dcII very quiet and run cool
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On tigerdirect.com they have a crysis edition of the 560 Ti that was on sale at one point for only $230, sell the game and t-shirt you get witch each one and that's like $80 bucks off each card. Right now I think its back up to $270 though, so if you want you could grab that now or wait til it goes on sale again.

It's right... not here but here
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post #23 of 41
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Those issues are few and far between these days. At least in my experience with sli 460's and now 560's.

OP I would get a 560 if you can. They go for $185 open box but they seel fast.

But yah 2 x 460's will also kick butt!
That may be true (as I have suspected)
but when i had a pair of water cooled 260's, I had nothing but SLI issues with them. some on only some games, some in everything. It turned me off to the whole dual graphics card thing for a long time...
post #24 of 41
Im running one GTX460 @ 1080p and playing the most GPU intensive games max settings @ 25fps to 35fps.

2 GTX460's sound right. Look for deals, local PC shop had GTX480 for $200 after MIR unfortunately those sold out immediately.

Honestly a GTX570 for $280 after MIR sounds better then SLI GTX460's.
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post #25 of 41
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On tigerdirect.com they have a crysis edition of the 560 Ti that was on sale at one point for only $230, sell the game and t-shirt you get witch each one and that's like $80 bucks off each card. Right now I think its back up to $270 though, so if you want you could grab that now or wait til it goes on sale again.

It's right... not here but here
http://www.canadacomputers.com/produ...item_id=037629

easy to find 560ti for $200 , why pay extra for some junk?

But 560ti does not do much better than a gtx460 in FPS in games such as BFBC2 or crysis. A deal for a 560ti is $200, a deal for a gtx460 is $125 (what i payed). Get two Gtx460s and save $140. I play crysis warhead 1080p full graphics 4x AA @ 35fps. Two GTX460s is deadly! ***this is with a very lucky and high OC! Without the OC i could not get those results so not something to exactly follow lol. 925core/1850shader 1050memory, but expect to get atleast 850core! I recommend the MSI cyclone editions, they run very cool!
Edited by 2JZ - 5/29/11 at 1:03am
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post #26 of 41
Two Radeon HD 5830. They're a bit over the budget at $220, but they should come close or match a GTX 580.
    
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post #27 of 41
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Two Radeon HD 5830. They're a bit over the budget at $220, but they should come close or match a GTX 580.
no, 100 to 200 for each card not altogether. But not a bad deal for two cards
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post #28 of 41
You can also find 6870s for about 180 after rebate in various places.

167.99 after MIR
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150506
post #29 of 41
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no, 100 to 200 for each card not altogether. But not a bad deal for two cards
Eh?

Well, if it's just for one card, then the Radeon HD 6870 is the best choice, followed by a Radeon HD 6950 1GB or GTX 560 Ti if he can get a deal. The Radeon HD 5830s will handily beat them, though.
    
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Eh?

Well, if it's just for one card, then the Radeon HD 6870 is the best choice, followed by a Radeon HD 6950 1GB or GTX 560 Ti if he can get a deal. The Radeon HD 5830s will handily beat them, though.
But what about 2 6870s? I honestly would love one for my build at first and then once I have the cash for better monitors, etc, I could buy another one. That is a great price for a great card plus its xfx which I've heard they have a lifetime warranty or something.
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