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I can't decide between 3 cards, no fanboyinshness please.
ZOTAC ZT-50901-10M GeForce GTX 560 SE (Fermi) 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

EVGA 01G-P3-1556-KR GeForce GTX 550 Ti (Fermi) FPB 1GB 192-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity (100315L)

Thanks in advance.
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6850
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i would go for the 560 just because it is a bit faster thumb.gif
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Well thats one for each. I'm pretty new to building PCs, does the SE or Ti tag mean anything?
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Save yourself the stress and forget the ZOTAC. I've heard very little positive feedback when it comes to their products. Other than that the 550 is okay, but doesn't have much power and will suffer in today's games on high settings and in tomorrow's in general. I myself own 2 6850's and they are the bomb for the price I paid. Just one can run BF3 (multiplayer) on high at 50 - 70 FPS. On ultra with AA off it's more like 25 - 45.
The extra 40 or so bucks for the 6850 are worth it. Larger datawidth and more stream processors.

That 560 SE might be weaker than the 550 anyways. The only advantage is that it has 288 CUDA cores vs 192 on the 550.

Order of recommendation

-6850

-550Ti

-560 SE
Edited by Mr357 - 5/6/12 at 4:32pm
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6850 all the way
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