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Hey guys well i sold my 5750 crossfire cards and im looking for a nvidia card either from here or brand new budget is $150

i cant seem to decided on what would be the best bang for the buck

any ideas? i seen a gtx 285 here in the market but there has to be more options and i want to be happy with the buy so i need gamer input tongue.gif
post #2 of 20
gtx 470, gtx 480, hd5850, or hd5870 off the top of my head. There are more, try looking in the market place.
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i did just trying to get more options and locations

like i guess link me if you see a card
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You should be able to find a second hand 560 for about that price.

Brand new, a HD7770 will be your best bet.

I would probably avoid the 400 series (heat and power issues)
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You can get a new 6870 for $135 http://slickdeals.net/permadeal/79010/newegg-xfx-double-d-radeon-hd-6870-1gb-gddr5-video-card-hd687azdfc-dirt-3-game-coupon

560 ti's can be had slightly above your budget on occassion http://slickdeals.net/f/5066544-PNY-GeForce-GTX-560-Ti-OC-1GB-GDDR5-PCI-Express-Video-Card-VCGGTX560TXPB-OC-S-169-99-AR-with-free-shipping
I got my GTX 560 ti 448 core edition for $190AR

But as soon as you hit the $200 mark, you're in 7850 territory which case you'd just better save for a 7850 and it'll be AMAZING.
http://slickdeals.net/newsearch.php?firstonly=1&q=7850
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post #6 of 20
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thanks for the ideas guys id like to stick to nvidia tho i was using ati/amd cards and well they are nice but I've always been a nvidia lover

i seen a gtx 560 ti ds i pmed the guy waiting for response back

if it don't go this i will probably get the gtx 285 or a brand new evga 550 ti 2gb off newegg

also if anyone knows any great deals here on OCN that they are willing to negotiate im more than willing to buy off you guys

but like i said 150 is my limit no more actually prefer less but i want powa lol
post #7 of 20
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thanks for the ideas guys id like to stick to nvidia tho i was using ati/amd cards and well they are nice but I've always been a nvidia lover

i seen a gtx 560 ti ds i pmed the guy waiting for response back

if it don't go this i will probably get the gtx 285 or a brand new evga 550 ti 2gb off newegg

also if anyone knows any great deals here on OCN that they are willing to negotiate im more than willing to buy off you guys

but like i said 150 is my limit no more actually prefer less but i want powa lol

In that case, $150 will be hard pressed to find anything NVIDIA that is best for that price bracket. A 550 ti performs at the $80 card level, which is around a 6770 which you can find for $80. http://slickdeals.net/newsearch.php#q=6770&firstonly=1
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so your saying a gtx 285 or a gtx 560 ti cant keep up with a 7770?
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so your saying a gtx 285 or a gtx 560 ti cant keep up with a 7770?

Not sure if you're serious in asking that question.


Best for the price bracket is not saying that NVIDIA's cards are perform under all $150 AMD cards....
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GTX 560 Ti stomps an HD7770.
Try to get anything from GTX 470 to GTX 560 Ti. Avoid anything from AMDs HD5000 & HD6000 series as they are weak at Tessellation & DirectX11.
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