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What would be the best bang for the buck GPU right now for sub 200$?
New/used/recert/ob doesn't matter to me really, obviously a warranty is preferable though. I plan to have watercooling of some sort for at least the core of the GPU.
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post #2 of 14
Refurb GTX 560Tis can be had under $200. Think there was one in the deals section for $170 from the 'egg.

*edit*

our rigs are long lost siblings

*edit 2*

okay maybe not. I completely forgot I don't have my P5Q anymore.
Edited by The Pook - 10/11/11 at 11:38am
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post #3 of 14
Well a used GTX 480 would come around 200$ and its performance is really good if you can look past the power consumption and heat
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6870 ATI Radeon. Win. I think that would be a good idea...
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post #5 of 14
GTX460's r nice

EVGA's warranties and customer service are, in my experience, pretty legendary.
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i got 2 gtx 465s off the egg for $200 total and they unlocked to 470s. do i win? lol j/k keep an eye out for them. they come back in every couple of weeks
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post #7 of 14
If ur lucky u cann get a refurbed 570 for 200 from newegg.
    
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post #8 of 14
As above suggested you're probably looking at a GTX 560/560Ti or a Radeon 6950 if you are buying new. Grobinov's suggestion is definitely worth considering though, 480's can be picked up really cheap these days and are still very powerful cards, but they also run very hot!
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Originally Posted by Tipless View Post
i got 2 gtx 465s off the egg for $200 total and they unlocked to 470s. do i win? lol j/k keep an eye out for them. they come back in every couple of weeks
Yes and no.

Yes you unlocked them.

No you bought a Sandy bridge.
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post #10 of 14
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Originally Posted by Kirby1 View Post
If ur lucky u cann get a refurbed 570 for 200 from newegg.
This is probably the best especially how powerful the 570's are, not to mention the sli performance are pretty top notch.
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