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I might be at the point where it is time to replace my current GPU - which is an old EVGA 8800GTS.
can any of you suggest a new , or newer card that would not break the bank but would be a worthwhile upgrade. ?

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Define break the bank, for some people that's $500, for some it's $100.
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Yeah you definitely need some sort of a price range. Telling us what you want it to achieve, and what games/applications you run often would also help

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560ti, 6950 - $230ish

if you're lucky your 6950 could be unlockable to a 6970
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This definitely won't break the bank. $129 after rebate. If you wait a couple weeks you might see it go lower also. I've seen it as low as $90 I think.

http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=554...r&promoid=1287
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Go for the HD 6950 2GB. If you don't want to use that much cash then get the hd 6870 or 6850.
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wow, lots of replies, cheers guys. I am in UK so the $$'s don't mean a thing to me. in UK £££'s my budget needs to be not much over £100. AND it needs to be justifiably better than the 8800GT !!

i will start with this and adjust according to advice etc:

maybe i could stretch to this, if it would be worthwhile. (?)
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1gb-e...2x-dl-dvi-i-mi


this is too pricey :
http://www.scan.co.uk/products/1gb-e...i-plusfree-bat
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mrgman suggested this:
http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=554...r&promoid=1287

i found this:
http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Compo...roductId=46490

then i found this, i like this
http://www.aria.co.uk/SuperSpecials/...roductId=46560
Edited by bicolormoth - 11/4/11 at 6:20pm
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Just convert $ to £ and you'll get the idea

Don't get a 460SE. Id go for the 460 Super Clocked

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Just convert $ to £ and you'll get the idea

Don't get a 460SE. Id go for the 460 Super Clocked

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Wouldn't waste money on a superclocked, either. Just get a regular one and overclock it yourself.
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