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Don't feel bad, it's not that big a deal.

Call Newegg tommorow and talk to their customer support. They will give you an RMA # you'll need in order to be able to return it. Tell them your not even going to open it and shouldn't be charged a re-stock fee.

You'll need to have the RMA number on the outside of the box before they even accept it. They will send you directions on all this.

Two 6870's will beat by a bit one GTX 580 where games don't exceed your VRAM by more than 500 MB. There's a little room to go over your 1GB VRAM before you start to bottle neck the GPU.

So definetly an upgrade.

If you really want to try Nvidia, get a 560Ti 2GB instead. Then SLI later down the road. It's still an upgrade from your 6870 by a bit. The extra VRAM will give you longevity should games get more VRAM intensive and an SLI pair is going to be a power house.
     
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Which 560Ti 2GB should I go for? I like your thinking Arizonian. I don't want AMD anymore. I'm done with them at this point! Just saying!
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Which 560Ti 2GB should I go for? I like your thinking Arizonian. I don't want AMD anymore. I'm done with them at this point! Just saying!
Though I love the hell out of EVGA you'll be more than happy with this one.

MSI N560GTX-Ti Twin Frozr II 2GB - darn card is out of stock atm. $269.99 w/$7.87 shipping and Free Batman Arkum City Game.

Only other one that's a Ti 2GB version is EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2GB but it's $279.99 w/$7.56 shipping and no game also out of stock.

The MSI TwinFrozr II has better cooling and will allow you to acheive higher over clocks should you decide to. It's a solid card. Read about it here.

Now you need to track one down.

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newegg and amazon currently dont have the MSI and Asus 560ti 2GB. this was the only one i could find online:


you get arkham city for free too lol
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newegg and amazon currently dont have the MSI and Asus 560ti 2GB. this was the only one i could find online:
Amazon.com: EVGA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 2048 MB GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 2DVI/Mini-HDMI SLI Ready Graphics Card, 02G-P3-1568-KR: Electronics

you get arkham city for free too lol
Spoke to NewEgg this morning! They said for me to call them when I recieve it and then I'll send it back and a get a full refund and won't be charged any stocking fees. Since I won't be opening it.

I might just go big and not look back and call it a day! Thanks for all your help!
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Try to get EVGA 560 GTX SC or MSI 560 GTX TFII or a Cheap 560 GTX TI http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125401
Edited by PontiacGTX - 10/28/11 at 9:57am
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how much max u want to spend
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Actually I'm thinking about getting this GPU. It's the EVGA GTX 570.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130593
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Actually I'm thinking about getting this GPU. It's the EVGA GTX 570.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130593
was just about post that one or the amp zotac lol
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814500200
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Same price range and less heat
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