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post #11 of 21
You can get a Zodac 550TI for $110 after rebate on Newegg. It's main competitor is the 6790, not the 6850. If you don't mind rebates, you can get a 6870 for about $160. Otherwise, just go with the 6850.

If you want a GTX 460 enough, you could go EVGA B-Stock. The 2GB version is $150, the Overclocked version is $110 and the SE is $90.

P.S. I don't know how the Australian Dollar is compared to the US dollar. All prices are in USD.
    
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GTX 550 would be good choice... ^^ for this price..
    
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post #13 of 21
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I have a 6790, i got it for 150 about a month ago. even cheaper on the egg now, and it oc's great. 840/1050 stock and 975/1200 overclocked. i burn through any game i play on max setting at 1680x1050@60 and get great fps. i would recommend it to anyone looking for a 150.00 card.
I would definitely recommend the 5770/6770/6790 for a lesser budget. I was saying that 5830's aren't justifiable for their cost/performance. The only reason I'd get 5830s would be if they were priced at $100 each or less.

I would try to look at ebay for the 460 768mb or the EVGA B-stock.
    
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post #14 of 21
Find a 5770 if you can. They OC pretty well, almost to 5830 levels anyway. Love mine.
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you get around 1.10 AUD for 1.00 USD.

Problem is, this is not a normal trend for the last 20 years it's been more like 0.75 AUD for 1.00 USD

So prices here are just bizzare.
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For your price range the Galaxy GTX 465 is easily the best choice at $129.99 + $7.87 shipping without fail in rebates.
    
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I would definitely recommend the 5770/6770/6790 for a lesser budget. I was saying that 5830's aren't justifiable for their cost/performance. The only reason I'd get 5830s would be if they were priced at $100 each or less.

I would try to look at ebay for the 460 768mb or the EVGA B-stock.
You can get a 5830 for around $110 last I checked.The 6790 is great card,overclocks very well,as you can see by my sig.Unless you can get a 460 1GB or 6850 for less than $150,the 6790 is the best option.
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post #18 of 21
6850s can be had for around 130 after rebates here... sucks to hear you guys have them so pricey.
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=15914

here's a 6850 for 170. it's over budget but if you think the performance is worth it [I would say so] then go for it
    
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Seriously, get a 6850 if you can, totally worth it. If not, then get a 550 ti.
     
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post #20 of 21
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http://www.hwcompare.com/9711/geforc...adeon-hd-6850/

It's around an extra $20 - $30 for a 6850 versus a 550ti

Will they both run on a good 450w psu?
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