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Disregard that. As I said below, I found out that the 560s are definitely a better deal. They're the same price after the rebate and I don't have to worry about getting a dead card (at least not nearly as much, and it'll be under warranty for sure).

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ED&Pagesize=20

I'm not caught up on my Nvidia manufacturers; it's been a while. Any suggestions on which of those to get?


Edit: Well, I went ahead and upped my budget a bit and sprung for the MSI 560 Ti. Thanks anyway, zalittle.
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I have bought recertified/refurbished electronics and I have had good luck except for a laptop I bought. But, newegg refunded my money no questions asked as the machine was faulty. So no harm no foul.
There is nothing wrong with buying refurbished electronics. In most cases, it is the only way we can afford a higher performance item.
If you really are concerned. Get the extended warranty. If it does not break within a year, more than likely you will be ok.
Remember even new stuff breaks.
So don't be afraid, just educate yourself fully about the product you want to buy and understand the specifics of the transaction you are making.
Good Luck.
I listen and pay attention to user reviews, and so should you.
That card has over 50% negative reviews. You might consider to stay away from that card.
But ultimately the decision is yours. Just educate yourself and be sure you know the consequences regarding your purchase.
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OP updated.
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You can't go wrong with any 560 Ti. The most commonly owned 560 Ti is the MSI GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II/OC, it's an amazing price to performance ratio.

There's a newer model, the Hawk, which has the TFIII, it is louder though.

There's also many other models which will suit you just fine.
 
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Yeah, that's the one I got. I couldn't justify the extra for the Hawk, but it's an awesome card nonetheless.
    
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