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Wow, thx for all the help fellas.
I did look at the 7770, the 28nm is nice cuz of the low power and heat but would it be a substantial upgrade from a 4850? I saw that the 7770 have 128-bit bus.
I honestly dont care if it's new or not. I am trying to get the best performer for $125.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161402
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125416

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post #22 of 37
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Good heads up on that MSI warranty info.
Also doesnt the 460 blow the 7770 out of the water?

Depends on what 460 are we talking about and its clock speed. Generally 256-bit GTX 460 edges out HD6850.

ASUS also does warranty based on serial number, but you need original sales receipt for RMA.
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post #23 of 37
Used:

6850/6870/5850/5870/460/470

If you look hard enough you can find any of the above cards for $125 ^
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post #24 of 37
I would say save up for the 6850 or go with the 460 that was already recommended. Both are great budget cards, you don't want to cheap out and get anything less.
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Is a refurbished EVGA GTX 460 SE for $99 a good deal?
post #26 of 37
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Is a refurbished EVGA GTX 460 SE for $99 a good deal?

No, forget about SE or one with 768 MB VRAM.
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post #27 of 37
Brand new, a 550ti is plausible isn't it.
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I would either recommend a 5770 or a 5830, can definitely be found hover below $125 on ebay.
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post #29 of 37
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Brand new, a 550ti is plausible isn't it.

Yeah why not just do this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121630

Then you can even say you has a 5 series card and feel better about yourself smile.gif

I've seen gtx 480's on craigslist for 130... btw...
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post #30 of 37
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Yeah why not just do this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121630
Then you can even say you has a 5 series card and feel better about yourself smile.gif
I've seen gtx 480's on craigslist for 130... btw...

Locally in Canada they're always on sale for $100 and also craigslist has some for 90-100 $$$ dead on.
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