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I would go with a GTX 560TI. Thats a great card and a great value for the price. As far as which one, I've never strayed away from reference EVGA models, I have heard great things about MSI and the twin frozr though so I wouldn't necessarily say not to get that either. It def would be more Overclockable if that's something you want to do.
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I would go with a GTX 560TI. Thats a great card and a great value for the price. As far as which one, I've never strayed away from reference EVGA models, I have heard great things about MSI and the twin frozr though so I wouldn't necessarily say not to get that either. It def would be more Overclockable if that's something you want to do.
^^^This, although I've been using an EVGA GTX 560 Ti, and love it, no regrets, although if I could I would make the jump to the GTX 580 xD
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^^^This, although I've been using an EVGA GTX 560 Ti, and love it, no regrets, although if I could I would make the jump to the GTX 580 xD
Yeah I love my 580! People say it isn't worth the money but I max everything at 1920x1080 and have super low temps with my cooler. I'll get a nicer monitor and SLI with another 580 later in the year for the gaming madness that is October/November/December.
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Yeah I love my 580! People say it isn't worth the money but I max everything at 1920x1080 and have super low temps with my cooler. I'll get a nicer monitor and SLI with another 580 later in the year for the gaming madness that is October/November/December.
Nice 750TB HDD!

@OP: If you can get a 560ti at your budget then go for it. If not a 460 is a big step up from a 9800GTX+ too.
    
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Nice 750TB HDD!
hahaha. oh man no one has ever pointed that out! thanks! what can I say, I need a lot of space.
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For 150-200$ the only option you have is a 6850 or GTX460 .. maybe a 560 (Non Ti) if u can get one for cheap with rebate.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150516 HD6850 160$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127518 GTX460 180$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121446 GTX560 200$

Personally id recommend you a GTX560 and overclock it to 900-950mhz =)
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Between $150-$200. I know it'll be older technology I'll be picking up, but it took me this long to upgrade out of Phenom I's and DDR2 ram. I don't need the best. I need value.
The absolute best value is an Open Box 6970 or 6950 for $150 to $164. You simply won't find a better deal.
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The absolute best value is an Open Box 6970 or 6950 for $150 to $164. You simply won't find a better deal.
And you get the joy of camping newegg for days/weeks to get that deal.
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And you get the joy of camping newegg for days/weeks to get that deal.
I never camped and nearly everything I own is Open Box (all 4 cards, 3 motherboards, all 4 monitors, etc)
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I never camped and nearly everything I own is Open Box (all 4 cards, 3 motherboards, all 4 monitors, etc)
Well you got lucky and you know it, sure you can stumble upon a nice open box gpu but right now it is very rare and you better be quick.
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