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best place to find a 5870?

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Looking for a boost in graphics, but not so much so that I am willing to spend more than a couple hundred bucks on a GPU, I already have a 5870 in there so I think a second would be just fine. My issue is, most of the standard online stores dont carry them anymore (cant blame them I am two gens back) and the people that do have them are charging release date pricing, ebay doesnt seem to look much better with final bids going in the $250-$300, it seems that nobody realizes they are two gens back, I would expect especially with the release of the 7xxx cards you would see them on craigslist but it is surprisingly sparse. Any idea's?

Thanks ahead of time
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If you have a card that is 2 gens back but that people are bidding over $250 for (aren't the 5870's really good for bitmining or something?) then maybe put your card on ebay, add the cash you already have and are willing to spend, and go get a 670?

I had a 5870 and loved it, but they don't scale any where near as well as the current gen's.
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here:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1255280/2-ati-amd-5870-gpus

Otherwise, keep searching Craiglist.

Goodluck buddy.
    
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