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TELL ME GUYS, SHOULD I GET IT?



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Okay guys, so there's this guy on Craigslist that's selling a 295 for $140, I'm fishy about the price, same as my friend, but this is the 295 we're talking about. Another reason it's dropped below 200 (I believe should be a pair price) is because the 295 is becoming old. (still powerful though!) So OCN, should I go for it?
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post #2 of 17
if the card hasnt been hulk smashed i would say go for it if you dont need DX11.

also, are you going to be able to see it in use before you buy it?
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post #3 of 17
Save your money, you will be sorry you purchased the gtx 295 when Kepler comes out.
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post #4 of 17
Looking at how much GTX295 from ebay goes, I think $140 is about right. I will not waste $140 for a dx10 card especially your gtx465 have the potential to unlock to a gtx470...
post #5 of 17
Decent price but that card is super hot & power hungry, combined with the wear and tear i'm not sure it will last very long.
post #6 of 17
Honestly, that's a fair price one would see at the OCN marketplace.
 
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post #7 of 17
Get it, thats a great price and that card is better than GTX 480 which is 10% slower than 580.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
Get it, thats a great price and that card is better than GTX 480 which is 10% slower than 580.
It's average FPS may be comparable to that of a GTX 480, but its min FPS can be much lower than a GTX 470's.

This can cause stuttering in games.
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post #9 of 17
Safe to say I wouldn't trade my 470 for a 295, even in DX 9/10 games.
post #10 of 17
GET IT NAO the 295 still keeps up with a 480
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