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post #11 of 16
$240 for a gtx560 ti is not a great deal. That is what is killing your build, a 6870 is alot more bank for the buck, or score a deal on a used, open box one.
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post #12 of 16
The egg has MSI hawk 460's for 129 after mir. One now, one for when you go sli. Should get you even further under budget, and will be fun to clock around with.
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Ok, how about a non-ti 560? Is it better than the 6870? I really want a Nvidia card, as it comes with a free copy of Arkham City, and Nvidia cards are sponsors for most of the games I want to play.
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post #14 of 16
a gtx460 is better than a gtx 560, and much cheaper.

If you really must go Nvidia, try scouring the net for a good deal (under $200) GTX 560 ti

or GTX 460 (which have some great prices)
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post #15 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by adjas View Post
a gtx460 is better than a gtx 560, and much cheaper.
The GTX460 and GTX560 share the exact same architecture and core configuration, the only difference is that the stock clock of a GTX560 is higher. This makes the GTX560 a better card out of the box, albeit not as good of a value.
     
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$630 shipped before $20 rebates so it be $610 shipped + a free DIRT 3 game !!!. This is the best I can think of, if you want to save $26 on the CPU cooler and keep it stock settings then you can bring the total to $604 as I know you hate rebates

It comes with AM3+ motherboard that supports CF/SLI so in future when you got more cash you can simply pop in a FX BD cpu =). But for now use the CM 212+ and OC the 955 BE which will last you for a year or so.

Go with the 6870, the psu is a quality one, and will handle CF 6870s in the future which in benchmarks out performs a GTX 580.
Edited by mcc21 - 10/21/11 at 8:09pm
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