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Oh, and BTW. If you didn't read correctly, I'm not going with an AMD Card. I've had enough of a crappy experience with them.

I'd rather not get a 560. It's no real 'performance' upgrade. Going to something that I can afford that is substantially an upgrade, is fine with me. I just need to not have my GPU be bottlenecking my system.
Unless you get an amazing deal somewhere, you're not going to get anything better than a 460 for under $100. Maybe you should look at EVGA's B-stock. they've got pretty good prices there.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20
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Unless you get an amazing deal somewhere, you're not going to get anything better than a 460 for under $100. Maybe you should look at EVGA's B-stock. they've got pretty good prices there.

http://www.evga.com/products/prodlist.asp?switch=20
WOW I can't believe they have 285 classified's at 150 bucks... That's just insane!
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Most retailers also don't stock below the 4XX series- the 2XX series of Nvidia cards have been out of production for quite some time. I don't think you are going to find a good new card at an online retailer like you are hoping for. It's probably best to buy used from the forums. There are some sweet deals in there, like a GTX 275 for $85 shipped or an AMD 5850, 6850 or 6870 they usually go for 100-150 used. I realized you said no AMD, but fact is at your price range of $100 the best bang for your buck will probably be either a used 6850 or 6870 (if you're lucky a used GTX 460 1gb might come along). Buy the best card for your money, and solve any driver issues you may have as that time comes, using the forums as a helping hand.
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I'd rather not get a 560. It's no real 'performance' upgrade.
You kidding me?? I'm coming from a 4870 myself, and.. 560 is StarWars age card compared to 4870

I've seen 2x560 OCed that eat alive 2x580 stock, so i think 560 is a real good deal. GT 4xx are architecutral fail, some software just doesn't run on those cards (including some games, although I can't remember names now)

With a 2xx series card you're just throwing you money to the wind. Better give it to me
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There goes the perfect card for you:
http://www.evga.com/products/moreinf...01G-P3-1556-KR

99$ from the homepage, don't know why the price here is different, but 99$
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There goes the perfect card for you:
http://www.evga.com/products/moreinf...01G-P3-1556-KR

99$ from the homepage, don't know why the price here is different, but 99$
I might just get myself a 550 Ti. I'm really debating on if my Budget can handle a new Nvidia card, or do I have to go to an older, but still better Nvidia card, or do I just go to a new, AMD card.... GAHHHH...

EDIT:
Speak of the devil boys!

I contacted a guy that was going to swap me for a GTX 260 a few weeks ago, but He's going to swap my 4870 + Cash for a 550 Ti tomorrow.
Edited by Nvidia-Brownies - 8/14/11 at 6:53pm
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Read my first post. I DON'T WANT A FRACKING AMD CARD.


I sware, some people just don't read everything.

It's not dumb. I don't need DX11. All it's improved was the AA/AF Maximum and somewhat on the shadow quality.

It's far cheaper to find a DX10 GPU.
Freak out bro, that'll get you help around here...

And I didn't just suggest an AMD card, I also suggested some nVidia cards...

So instead of freaking out and crying like a baby why don't you read my post again.

And now it's just not worth it for a DX10 card when all the new cards coming out are becoming cheaper and cheaper.....seriously even the 4xx cards are DX11 capable and still pretty cheap...
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460 works just fine for under 100. i sympathize with you on amd drivers.. but i hear its like that with anything you get. then again, nvidia cards seem to work better on all of my builds with no issue whatsoever. i might have to switch over during their 600 series.
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I contacted a guy that was going to swap me for a GTX 260 a few weeks ago, but He's going to swap my 4870 + Cash for a 550 Ti tomorrow.
I don't know if that's even really a performance upgrade for you tbh. The 550 Ti is somewhere between the GTS 450 and GTX 460, and actually only slightly faster than a 5770.



The 4870 is more powerful than the 5770, no?
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