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I have a $200 visa gift card - i was thinking of upgrading the graphics card.
what would be a step up from my 5770 for $200.
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post #2 of 33
Right here man:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125357
    
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post #3 of 33
HELL NO get something alot stronger than that
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post #4 of 33
I'd look for a refurbished 560 Ti or something like that.

Also, I got my refurbished 480 for $205, I think.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127518

theres a few other gtx 460's that could also be a good pick zotac, gigabytes
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post #6 of 33
I would not spend that much money on a 6870 especially since the 560 Ti beats it hands down at stock and overclock settings.

I know this from running 6870s in crossfire at 5760 x 1080 then went to 560 Tis and i noticed a rather significant increase in frames per second even at stock 560 Ti settings
Edited by Arinoth - 8/10/11 at 6:45am
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...s-_-14-130-661

you would have to cover shipping i don't know about buying a recertified card i would only do it if i came with the full warranty which it most likely won't you can try your luck with newegg open box tho
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post #8 of 33
If you don't mind B stock (open box essentially), check out the 560Ti on evga's page. It's listed at 179.99.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20
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post #9 of 33
560 TI or 6950. I went from crossfired 5770s to a 6870 and the 6870 was nearly equal to the 5770s, so it is a substantial upgraded from the 5770, but now I am on a 560 TI and it is definitely better than the 6870.
   
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post #10 of 33
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Originally Posted by jrockut83 View Post
If you don't mind B stock (open box essentially), check out the 560Ti on evga's page. It's listed at 179.99.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20
Personally i would stay away from b stock 90 day warranty is no good
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