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Something better than my 5770?
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Something better than my 5770?
Nope, you won't even find anything used better than a 5770 for $125. Sorry.
    
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gtx 460 - $140
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Best you're going to find is another 5770 for that price. Can your board crossfire?
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You just missed Newegg's sale on refurbished PNY GTX 465s for $100. They're all out of stock now.

Most people who bought one (including me) were able to unlock the cards into full GTX 470s. A GTX 470 for $100!

Edit: you should keep an eye out for Newegg's open box deals. They often have GTX 460s and Radeon 6870s in the ~$125-150 price range. Sometimes they even have Radeon 6950s for $160!
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post #6 of 19
If you're cool with rebates, and will put another 10 bucks with that $125, then there's this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121391 460. And here's one for $122. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814500202

Either are quite a bit better than a 5770.

Edit: Recert 460/768. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130600 $119 and no rebates to deal with.
Edited by pursuinginsanity - 7/19/11 at 6:44pm
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post #7 of 19
Another 5770! CF will outperform any single card in that price class.
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post #8 of 19
I don't know much about gpu's but is this better than a 5770?
http://www.evga.com/products/addToCa...01G-P3-1370-RX
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Nope, you won't even find anything used better than a 5770 for $125. Sorry.
I beg to differ. You can find 4890s for $80 and they're definitely faster than a 5770.
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post #10 of 19
I had a GTX470 for sale for less than 125 shipped.. didnt even make it to a thread though before it sold, just word of mouth

*IMO- I have a MSI 5770 and am very pleased with it. With only a small dab of solder I was able to kill OCP and run 1.4v and +1120mhz core on water for daily use. Maybe you could benefit from modding and cooler load temps for more OC room.. It would definitely be the cheapest solution.
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