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First, what games will you be playing and at what resolution, and what money is left over for a PSU upgrade?

I have two GTX 460 1GB's in SLI, a GTX 580, two GTX 570's in SLI, and three HD 6970's in tri-fire. Go with two GTX 460 1GB's in SLI or a GTX 570's if you're not going to be playing above 1920 x 1200 resolution.
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post #12 of 22
saw this posted earlier

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...002&CatId=7005

3 free games..either enjoy em or flog em and enjoy!
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post #13 of 22
You keep asking about percentages and such and yes that is a part of the evaluation. What are your plans and such? What games? Understanding how you use the computer, how you want to game etc... all have to be taken into the consideration as well.

Are you going to play BF3? Sure the 560 will do a decent job but in reality the 570 is a much better option in that kind of scenario. I use that only as an example that should be included in the evaluation.
    
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post #14 of 22
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by El_Capitan View Post
First, what games will you be playing and at what resolution, and what money is left over for a PSU upgrade?

I have two GTX 460 1GB's in SLI, a GTX 580, two GTX 570's in SLI, and three HD 6970's in tri-fire. Go with two GTX 460 1GB's in SLI or a GTX 570's if you're not going to be playing above 1920 x 1200 resolution.
Battlefield 3 and Diablo 3 will be the games I'm looking for performance in without breaking the bank. I've also already got a 1000w modular PSU so I'm good in that department I believe.

Thanks for all the comments so far...I'm reading and taking note! reps!
 
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post #15 of 22
560ti gets my vote.
post #16 of 22
I'd go for a used 5850 in the marketplace. They can be found in good condition for like $125-150 easily.
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post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryleh View Post
I'd go for a used 5850 in the marketplace. They can be found in good condition for like $125-150 easily.
this actually isn't a bad idea, you could even get 2 of them and xfire. this is from the marketplace
http://www.overclock.net/video/11218...rice-drop.html

i think the 6950 would be a good choice but i think nvidia's drivers are a little better than ati.
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post #18 of 22
i vote 560ti as well. theyre going for 199 on newegg and you get Arkham Asylum free as well.
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post #19 of 22
get the 6870 its equal to the 560ti and overclocks better
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6950 ftw
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