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**** yeah i caught my mistake i meant 7850 not 7770 been running though to many cards today

but yeah pretty much $50 more puts me in the gtx 560 and ti version and 7850 range right so what one is best to go with?
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HD7850 is the best card currently at that price.
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**** yeah i caught my mistake i meant 7850 not 7770 been running though to many cards today

but yeah pretty much $50 more puts me in the gtx 560 and ti version and 7850 range right so what one is best to go with?

7850 stomps the 560 ti. The 7850, should you use is overclocking headroom, provides above 580 performance. Look up 7850 OC reviews for how high it can perform when OC'd, I'm not sure how it stacks up against anything except it's well above the 580.
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**** yeah i caught my mistake i meant 7850 not 7770 been running though to many cards today
but yeah pretty much $50 more puts me in the gtx 560 and ti version and 7850 range right so what one is best to go with?

HD 7850 has more OC headroom and can get you close to GTX 580 perf at 1.2 Ghz. HD 7850 is the card to get at USD 200. sapphire HD 7850 for USD 210 is a good option.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102998
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curious.. which card(s) in the 400/500 series would be similar in performance to the gtx 285?
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curious.. which card(s) in the 400/500 series would be similar in performance to the gtx 285?

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285 is a poor choice. now 3-4 generations old and you're spending that kind of money?

Tomshardware, as a GAUGE not measurement, puts it up with the 6850 and the gtx 460. not worth the money at all. yo're paying $150 for that. Ouch. Get a new 6850 (newer generation, faster with tesselation, dx 11 support, lower power draw) for $135, search slickdeals for a "6850"
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html



285 flat out not so good. 560 ~ 460

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at that price range for nvidia gtx460 is the only choice. ironically you cant find them very easily any more and when you do they are more expensive then they were 2-3 months ago.

a regular 560 is just an overclocked 460 and the 460 can be overclocked to match its performance, (obviously the 560 can also be overclocked)

theres a reference nvidia branded 460 for $89. im sure it performs like any other 460 would.

http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=GTX460-PCIE-1GB-PB&cat=VCD

use code geekbert for 10 bucks off.
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I'd get a gtx 460, i recently retired mine, but it was a strong card. I got more core and memory to 900/1800/2100!
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post #20 of 20

Definitely this deal. ATI owns this price point range right now.
Edited by Castaa - 8/26/12 at 9:00am
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