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Since my 580 died and is on its way to RMA I have been sitting here playing games with a GTX 550 Ti which is making me depressed because it sucks as a gaming card. I need a replacement or something now to play. I listed a few games I am currently playing on the 550 Ti which as I said is making me depressed cause I cant max nothing

 

Newegg has a Sapphire 6950 2GB for $199.99 with Promo code & comes with Dirt 3 & Battlefield 3 Free. Just worried that the 6950 will get outdated fast and Im strapped for cash

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102987

 

Games playing now:

Spec Ops the line

Ghost Recon Future Soldier

batman Arkham City

WoW

 

Edit: Newegg also has a GTX 480 for sale for 199.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130759


Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 6/30/12 at 4:48pm
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I would get the 6950, as it is a very capable card, and sell the game codes it comes with to put some money back in my pocket!
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I ended up trading my ps3 for 2 6870s
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I ended up trading my ps3 for 2 6870s
Depending on HDD size and model I'd say you got a pretty good deal.
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ps3 slim 160gb. never played it in the time i owned it. had a hard time using it with the current graphics. sat on my desk collecting dust. It was given to me from someone who owed me some money which was only like 100 bucks so i think i made out

 

both 6870s are 1GB and brand new in box never used. I just opened and installed them they are both Sapphire

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i have been playing in 1080i ,aside from mtu,forwardbuffermemory and the regular os and gpu tweak and other goody from kadaitcha.cx i got to say 1080i is the way to go!take less ressource of gpu so it is smoother on average!you wont gain fps!it will be just less demanding on your system
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ps3 slim 160gb. never played it in the time i owned it. had a hard time using it with the current graphics. sat on my desk collecting dust. It was given to me from someone who owed me some money which was only like 100 bucks so i think i made out

both 6870s are 1GB and brand new in box never used. I just opened and installed them they are both Sapphire
ah great deal then.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102948

Would equal to $300+ while that PS3 costs around $200-$250
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So you made what? $200 dollars total?

Good luck with your 580 RMA.
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So you made what? $200 dollars total?
Good luck with your 580 RMA.

 

I sold my 580 for $100.00 and the guy did the RMA himself. I did not want to fuss with it my birthday is in august & the wife said she would buy me a new card so im going to snag a 670 & possibly build another new system around these 6870s

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