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Or you could get 2 GTX 480s on ebay for 100-150 a piece and put them into SLI and get better performance then a GTX 680.
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Yup, the 6 series is pretty bad value so far. I got a 560ti for $115 on ebay. Much cheaper and much faster than a 650ti.
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Anything less than a GTX 670 is a ripoff. Even the GTX 670 is a ripoff. When the GTX 670 reaches GTX 570 prices (~$200-250) then it would be considered okay. The only reason to buy Nvidia is for CUDA, PhysX can be run on CPU

For the GTX 670 , 4GB should be standard memory instead of $70-100 more than the 2gb one. For some reason (possibly the 192bit memory bus) there's many GTX 660Tis with 3GB RAM

The HD 7950 is the best deal followed by the HD7750 for HTPC (because it smokes the GT640), for the masses on 1080p. The 7850 smokes the GTX 650Ti in value as well...

So much LOL in these posts.
Edited by WorldExclusive - 1/26/13 at 9:20pm
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And Nvidia with higher prices still get more sales. AMD totally dominated Nvidia in every price range that matters.
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post #23 of 115
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Yup, the 6 series is pretty bad value so far. I got a 560ti for $115 on ebay. Much cheaper and much faster than a 650ti.

This is so wrong it's not even funny, the 650 ti smokes the crap out of the 560 ti, I have both of them and the 650 ti consistently scores 20+ fps over the older 560 ti, neither card is probably worth the money they originally cost but I don't like AMD cards therefore I'm stuck with the slightly higher price/performance ratio.

I view nVidia as kind of the Apple of the GPU world - they cost a bit more for what you get, but most times they just work - I can't tell you the last time I had an issue uninstalling or installed nvidia drivers.

Not trying to start any wars/arguments just throwing my opinion into the ugly mix biggrin.gif
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post #24 of 115
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Anything less than a GTX 670 is a ripoff. Even the GTX 670 is a ripoff. When the GTX 670 reaches GTX 570 prices (~$200-250) then it would be considered okay. The only reason to buy Nvidia is for CUDA, PhysX can be run on CPU

For the GTX 670 , 4GB should be standard memory instead of $70-100 more than the 2gb one. For some reason (possibly the 192bit memory bus) there's many GTX 660Tis with 3GB RAM

The HD 7950 is the best deal followed by the HD7750 for HTPC (because it smokes the GT640), for the masses on 1080p. The 7850 smokes the GTX 650Ti in value as well...
Don't post if you have no clue what you're talking about.
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You sir are a complete damn liar! A 560 NON TI is faster then a 650 Ti atm. Drivers MIGHT push the card ahead of a 560 eventually. Then maybe not. Point being. To say its faster then a 560 Ti. Loss for words. rolleyes.gif
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This is so wrong it's not even funny, the 650 ti smokes the crap out of the 560 ti, I have both of them and the 650 ti consistently scores 20+ fps over the older 560 ti, neither card is probably worth the money they originally cost but I don't like AMD cards therefore I'm stuck with the slightly higher price/performance ratio.

I view nVidia as kind of the Apple of the GPU world - they cost a bit more for what you get, but most times they just work - I can't tell you the last time I had an issue uninstalling or installed nvidia drivers.

Not trying to start any wars/arguments just throwing my opinion into the ugly mix biggrin.gif
post #26 of 115
Let's keep the comments civil guys.

This chart is spot on, and I agree with it wholeheartedly. The 7970, 7950, and 7870 LE are the leaders of the pack at the moment, and all of them offer great value for the performance they achieve. thumb.gif

The GTX 670 is a great card, and at the moment, it's the only card that doesn't offer a severe compromise either in the form of a price tag that's too high (GTX 680) or a memory bus that's cut down (660 Ti and below). With that being said, it's obvious that AMD is clearly the value leader this time around.

It's starting to make me think about selling my 660 Ti in favor of getting a 7950 boost. biggrin.gif
Edited by Mad Pistol - 1/26/13 at 10:06pm
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both makers prices seem fairly in line with performance.
    
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This is so wrong it's not even funny, the 650 ti smokes the crap out of the 560 ti, I have both of them and the 650 ti consistently scores 20+ fps over the older 560 ti, neither card is probably worth the money they originally cost but I don't like AMD cards therefore I'm stuck with the slightly higher price/performance ratio.

I view nVidia as kind of the Apple of the GPU world - they cost a bit more for what you get, but most times they just work - I can't tell you the last time I had an issue uninstalling or installed nvidia drivers.

Not trying to start any wars/arguments just throwing my opinion into the ugly mix biggrin.gif

you must be joking...

560Ti vs. 650Ti
     
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post #30 of 115
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This is so wrong it's not even funny, the 650 ti smokes the crap out of the 560 ti, I have both of them and the 650 ti consistently scores 20+ fps over the older 560 ti, neither card is probably worth the money they originally cost but I don't like AMD cards therefore I'm stuck with the slightly higher price/performance ratio.

Nonsense. Your 650 Ti can't even beat a regular GTX 560, let alone a Ti. I have no doubts even a highly overclocked GTX 460 can compete pretty well with an overclocked GTX 650 Ti.
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