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im in the process of looking for a new gpu, i have budget of about 300$ but id like a DX11 card. Can any one recommend me one? i hope it doesn't bottleneck with my current rig
    
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Either a GTX 570 or the GTX 560 ti (if overclocked it can be just as good as a GTX 570)
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you can pick up a new 480 for that price, or you could get a 560, maybe a 570.

480 would be the way to go in my opinion if you arent ever going to run sli, dont care about heat, and power consumption
    
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i hear you can pickup a gtx 480 for $270 in the US

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i say either a gtx 570, gtx 560 ti or you can get a gtx 480 i just bought 1
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Originally Posted by WaRTaco View Post
im in the process of looking for a new gpu, i have budget of about 300$ but id like a DX11 card. Can any one recommend me one? i hope it doesn't bottleneck with my current rig
Have a look here. The waranty is only 90 days.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20
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I concur with the above suggestions:- GTX560Ti, GTX570 or GTX480 (harder to find) in this order.
All of these will rarely, if at all, bottleneck your Q6600 @4GHz (which is still quite powerful) at 1920x1080.

For GTX560 Ti, you might save some money. I suggest:-
Gigabyte GTX560 Ti SOC
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125369
Review: http://www.guru3d.com/article/gigaby...i-soc-review/1

MSI GTX560 Ti Hawk
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127578
Review: http://www.guru3d.com/article/msi-ge...-hawk-review/1

Gigabyte has a slightly higher overclock and more quiet and less heat. But it costs $15 more as well.
Edited by windfire - 8/5/11 at 12:36am
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Originally Posted by kpnamja View Post
Either a GTX 570 or the GTX 560 ti (if overclocked it can be just as good as a GTX 570)
this. i would personally lean more towards a 570 if you can afford one since you can oc a 570 up to 580 performance without much trouble. however, if you can snag a decent 560 ti, like a msi tf2, you can oc it up to a 570's performance easily as well.

newegg open box deals go on all the time, and evga b-stock has pretty decent prices.
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you can pick up a new 480 for that price, or you could get a 560, maybe a 570.

480 would be the way to go in my opinion if you arent ever going to run sli, dont care about heat, and power consumption
IIRC GTX570 and GTX480 are about the same in performance. Going with the 570 would allow for cooler temps/less power usage and he could more easily go sli in the future
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+1 on the hawk . <3 the twin frozr III cooler!
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