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Cheapest card that can replace my 3870x2 1gb

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As title says: I need the cheapest card that can replace a 3870x2 that is avaiable to the internetz today. It must be equal or better.

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anything current tech will be an upgrade if you spend at least 100 on it. I would look into the GTX550 or GTX560's on the AMD side look at the 1GB 6950's to get the most bang for your buck..

Edit: by at least 100, I meant in the OCN Market place. There you can find awesome hardware for cheap.
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3870x2 is roughly equal to an HD4850/5750/4770, 9800GTX/GTS250/GTS450.

You can find older gen cards used for quite cheap, current gen cards probably ~$100-$110.

Otherwise my suggestion would be a GTX460.
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GTX 275 for 85 shipped.
    
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At least a 5850 or GTX 460 if you want a noticeable improvement. But that's old tech.

There's a deal today on Newegg for the ASUS GTX 460 for $150 + $30 rebate, good if you missed the Memorial Day EVGA GTX 460 deal:

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthr...3565&t=2983825

If you want to step up, there's deal on on a 6870 for $195 +$30 rebate:

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthr...3565&t=2984635

And finally, a deal on an Asus GTX 570 for $300 + $30 rebate:

http://slickdeals.net/forums/showthr...3565&t=2981485
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