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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130683

Can get it for $149 used.

EDIT: How does the GTX 470 compare?
Edited by PuffinMyLye - 12/4/12 at 6:42pm
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As far as I know the GTX 560 ti is the best bang for your buck card I've been able to find. I managed to get one for $130 shipped, runs amazing in my system. The only problem might be the fact that it would be a used card. You don't know exactly what the previous owner has done with it. If you're going to buy it, don't complain if something goes wrong. I don't know how it compares to the GTX 470, I'll let someone else take care of that part.
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560 is 5-10% faster. If you already have a GTX 470 it's really not worth it in any way.
    
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560 is 5-10% faster. If you already have a GTX 470 it's really not worth it in any way.

Don't already have one looking to buy a new one for a dedicated emulator pc. I also may be able to get a GTX 570 HD for $130. Of course it's used so I guess I could never be sure of the condition.
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560 ti is probably best if you don't need the extra little bit the 570 gives you.
    
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560 ti is probably best if you don't need the extra little bit the 570 gives you.

Well both cards are used so I'm taking a chance either way. The GTX570 for $20 less is the better deal correct?
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The 560ti is a very good value at $150. Used GTX 480's can be found at that price as well which offer a good chunk more performance but also run a lot hotter and power hungrier.

The GTX 470 is going to be right about the same performance level. They honestly trade blows between each other. http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/330?vs=311

Also, inb4 raghu78 7850 recommendation. With HardOCP links.
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Well both cards are used so I'm taking a chance either way. The GTX570 for $20 less is the better deal correct?

A used GTX 570 for $130, if it's in good working condition, is a fantastic deal. thumb.gif
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A used GTX 570 for $130, if it's in good working condition, is a fantastic deal. thumb.gif
Yeah they're still going for over $300 new.
    
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Thanks guys. This is the PSU I'm using in my build along with a i3570k (1 core disabled). Will I have enough power for 560 Ti or 570?
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