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Gtx 260 worth it?

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Is a gtx 260 (not core 216) worth it for $100? How do you think it will run battlefield 3 at around 1680x1050?
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post #2 of 8
Definitely not. Dunno BF3 is not out yet. I'd say on low-medium with that rez.
Edited by AMC - 8/1/11 at 4:03pm
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post #3 of 8
For $100 I'd at least look for an open box 460 SE.

This might be obvious, but, it would benefit you immensely if you could increase your budget to at least $150 or $200.
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You can buy faster cards for $100. I sold a GTX280 superclocked for $90 shipped last week and I also sold an ATI 4890 TOP for that price.
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post #5 of 8
It's definitely not worth it. You can buy a 216 for under 75 and you can get a 460 or 460se for less than 100.
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post #6 of 8
It's worth It honestly, If you go SLI. 896MB's of VRAM for 1680x1050 is a bit low. But, If you don't mind running it on medium settings with one card though. You can max it out fine if you got another 100$'s.
post #7 of 8
Screw that. I can get these gtx295's all day for 100-150$. They will eat that 260 alive.

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post #8 of 8
NOT worth it. For that price you can get a gtx 460 768mb. Heck I've even seen the 1gb 460 for 100 bucks.
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