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With a $150 budget, get a 6850 or GTX 460 1GB. Both will be good for COD. Stay way from HIS though.
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COD is not intensive in the slightest TBH... pure console port. I play COD fine and im using a HD 5570 XD
But the thing is with console ports is they're hungry. If you want to play Black Ops then I suggest a 5770 or better. I have a mate with a 5570 and a c2q q8400 that struggles with Black Ops. But of course if it's only MW2 or Cod4 then you'll be fine with whatever.
    
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Stay way from HIS
Why would this be?
    
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Is this better than the other 460 that I can get for $120? Or worse? I noticed this one is less memory...
Only if the one for $120 is new and has free shipping. As long as you register the one I linked to with ASUS you will have a warranty.
    
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Only if the one for $120 is new and has free shipping.
A 1GB 460 is ~5-10% faster than the 768mb overall, not accounting for the fact that it has more VRAM and is better suited for HD gaming.

And the one linked on the first page is brand new. It's easily a better deal than a weaker, OB card for $5 less...
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Originally Posted by Majestic_Lizard View Post
Only if the one for $120 is new and has free shipping. As long as you register the one I linked to with ASUS you will have a warranty.
You don't have to register with Asus or MSI. Their warranties are tied to the card and follow the serial number. That's why they're better than EVGA, IMO. If you sell the card, it's actually still under warranty.
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