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post #11 of 24
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I think I am going to go with this one since it isn't that much more and I am assuming according to you guys it is a lot better.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130610

Let me know if you think this will be a great upgrade from my GTX260.
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post #12 of 24
Definitely, you'll see a massive improvement. Enjoy!
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post #13 of 24
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Definitely, you'll see a massive improvement. Enjoy!
Awesome, thank you!

Do you know if my power supply will be ok with this upgrade?
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post #14 of 24
Your power supply is enough for two of those bad boys! I've got a GTX 275 and I'm probly going to grab a GTX 560ti aswell unless I hold out for a little longer
post #15 of 24
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Thanks good to know. I also need to buy some new HDs because my Hitachis are starting to scare me.
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post #16 of 24
Lol. I've got one 500gb Hitachi...whats up with yours? I dunno much about HDD's. I've always just bought cheapies. I'de be shocked at the performance difference with a Raptor let alone a SSD
post #17 of 24
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Lol. I've got one 500gb Hitachi...whats up with yours? I dunno much about HDD's. I've always just bought cheapies. I'de be shocked at the performance difference with a Raptor let alone a SSD
Well from what I have heard and read from reviews is that they like to crap out on you. Also mine are setup in RAID 0 and on boot up when it shows the HDDs it says they are unstable or have made an error or something. They also make noises that aren't normal from time to time. I'm not sure what to go with though I was thinking Samsung or WD but I would like to stick to the RAID 0 setup I like that.
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post #18 of 24
I'd just buy the 560ti...very powerful and good price/performance. You should be more open, i'm a NVIDIA fan boy too, but i'm open to amd choices.
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post #19 of 24
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I'd just buy the 560ti...very powerful and good price/performance. You should be more open, i'm a NVIDIA fan boy too, but i'm open to amd choices.
I try to keep an open mind but I have never been happy with any of the AMD/ATI setups I have used. Maybe one day they will do something for me like NVIDIA does.
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post #20 of 24
Man, I bought a then uber eVGA GTX 260 192 core back in oct 2008 and up unti last month, it was on its last leg of life game wise.

My new eVGA GTX 570 SC puts it to utter shame but even a 560ti will make a 260 look like a TNT2 card
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