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Being as GPU's aren't my strong suit, I figured I'd post here.

Need to find the best NVidia card for under $250. From a manufacturer that offers lifetime warranty. Suggestions appreciated. +rep for those that can help and provide some good info.

Thanks in advance,
-ne0h
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6950 or Gtx 560 ti. Pretty sure EVGA offers lifetime on certain products, not sure about radeon card manufacture.

Edit: EVGA cards with model number ending in -AR have a lifetime warranty.
Edited by Twitt - 2/13/12 at 11:55pm
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If you're going for top performance for the price....I believe you can still find some 480's for around that price. As for lifetime warranty I'm not sure (sorry haven't kept up on the warranties of companies lol)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130610

This should be what you are looking for, it has great performance and has a lifetime warranty
Edited by AMD955 - 2/14/12 at 12:21am
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AS far as i know evga are the only nvidia card that has a lifetime warranty" And are reputable" AS stated earlier look for a card with ar in the end of it like 27560ti-ar ect.
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560ti EVGA Best nVidia card for that price with lifetime warranty!
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130610
This should be what you are looking for, it has great performance and has a lifetime warranty


^ This.

 

Or, for $5 over your budget of US$250, the Superclocked DS EVGA GTX560 Ti 1GB below is another alternative.  It sports a better cooling design than the Nvidia reference cooling of the card above.

Its AR suffix means it has lifetime warranty as well.

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130657

 

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^ This.

Or, for $5 over your budget of US$250, the Superclocked DS EVGA GTX560 Ti 1GB below is another alternative.  It sports a better cooling design than the Nvidia reference cooling of the card above.
Its AR suffix means it has lifetime warranty as well.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130657

You'll always go over your budget for graphics cards moreso then anything.. I spent over my $200 budget for a 6870.. tongue.gif
 
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