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Wondering what the most cost effective card will be up to $150. Right now looking at 8gb ram and a 3.2 6 core processor which I may overclock. Looking to have the best graphics possible. I also am considering the 3d gaming option of nvidia although I am still researching it to see if the technology is worth it (any opinions on that), which means I would have to use nvidia if that is the way I go, but still open to other options. Also would like to keep long term performance and upgrading in possible the motherboard is sli and crossfire compatible

Thanks!!
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150506
149.99 after rebate + free game
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if you're looking for nvidia, I would recommend gtx 560.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121466

Asus direct cu coolings are very quiet and cool!

There is $10 promo code and it will be $174.99 - $20 mail in rebate = $154.99 + SH
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The asus specs look nice, particuraly being that I am contemplating overclocking things once I learn how to, motherboard I am looking at is ceramic to help with cooling and has increased heat sensors
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You can check out EVGA's B-stock page.
GTX 560 for $149.00

GTX 460 2GB for $149.99

GTX 560 Ti $179.99

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20
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6870 as stated above
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ended up going with the http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121466. Still considering setting up for a 3d rig.
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