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i been having a tough time deciding on a graphics card and i think i finally decided on a 460 and a new processor but is it even worth it for me?

Games i play often
Doom 3
Far cry 2
Fear 1 and 2
Dead space
Lost Planet 1 and 2
Half life games
Left 4 Dead 1
Grand Theft Auto 3, vice city, san andreas, 4
Halo 1 and 2
Crysis warhead
the sims 1, 2 and 3
Silent Hill Homecoming
Crysis
Crysis 2
Resident Evil 4 and 5

Games i play sometimes
Left 4 Dead 2
far cry 1
metro 2033


now the resolution i game at is 1440x900

so it it worth the price? 159.99 shipped
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That's a really low res. Save some money and get a 550Ti Cyclone.
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That's a really low res. Save some money and get a 550Ti Cyclone.
unfortunately the EVGA card is 169.99 plus $6.98 Shipping so lol
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Hmmm....
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127573
$145 ($130 after MIR) + $3 shipping
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That's a really low res. Save some money and get a 550Ti Cyclone.
Yeah, 550Ti is a good choice, but I'd say go for a HD6790. It's cheap, and a really great card. My brother has the one from Club3D and it really is a good card for the price and at your resolution.
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Hmmm....
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127573
$145 ($130 after MIR) + $3 shipping
sorry but i only buy EVGA had trouble with other brands so not risking it.

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Yeah, 550Ti is a good choice, but I'd say go for a HD6790. It's cheap, and a really great card. My brother has the one from Club3D and it really is a good card for the price and at your resolution.
isn't the 6790 even slower than the 550? the 550 barely faster than a 4870 i dont want anything that slow
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post #7 of 25
160 shipped is a good price for a really good card that will last you a long time.

I say get the GTX 460 and max alot of games at that res.
    
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post #8 of 25
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160 shipped is a good price for a really good card that will last you a long time.

I say get the GTX 460 and max alot of games at that res.
and it has lifetime warranty to top it all off. thats 99% of the reason i was considering it along side the fact that my current GPU cooler will fit on a 460
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post #9 of 25
You only buy EVGA? That, my friend, is ridiculous.
Where'd you get those stats?
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post #10 of 25
Nope, definitely go for the 460!
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