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post #11 of 17
Yea its ok to buy used cards, just try and check they are in good condition first.

A good place to look would be the marketplace on OCN, there are some killer deals going down there and you could snag one of these cards for a lower price then you would get from a retailer.
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post #12 of 17
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Unfortunately, I live in the Philippines.
I wouldn't have the option to snoop around the deals in here.

For GTX460:
Inno3D GTX 460: about $180 at 160w TDP

Cheaper than 6850 but also higher TDP.

I'm weighing 6770 and 6850.
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post #13 of 17
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I checked again with my retailer and the 6850 available is:
MSI 6850 Cyclone: about $217 at 137w TDP
I found out at newegg it costs only $180! >.<

Now I'm inclined to go with PowerColor 6770 for $128 ($120 at newegg).
I feel that the pricing for the 6850 is too much..

Dang! I was convinced 6850 is the way to go but after seeing the price....

Wish me luck in finding 6850 with good price!
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post #14 of 17
Thread Starter 
Is Inno3d GTX 550 Ti any good?
$148 at 116w TDP

I saw a benchmark that it performs better than the HD 6850. (Tom Clancy's HAWX)
And it also consumes less power, if based ob TDP
I'm skeptical of this and I would appreciate feedbacks.

Thanks!
Edited by eduforonda - 6/12/11 at 10:55pm
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post #15 of 17
5670 cheaper than 6670 and is same thing
post #16 of 17
5670 1GB is DX11, uses 75W from the MB only, I used to use it at 1080p, and it did pretty good in most games, maxed quite a few even

at 1440x... it would fly through most, except GTA4, Crysis, Metro 2033, witcher 2...

only $60-100 new
http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...ED&Pagesize=20
Edited by Mit Namso - 6/13/11 at 7:35am
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post #17 of 17
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Well, I just settled with PowerColor HD 6770.
Can't find a 6850 with reasonable price.

Thanks for the advice!
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