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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

Wouldn't you rather buy a better GPU and play bioshock maxed?

Option A. Buy inferrior card that comes with bioshock. Beat bioshock. Stuck with inferior card.
Option B. Buy superior card that comes with 75$ of gaming coupons. Play those games. Buy bioshock from imbecile AMD fanboy selling it for $30. End the day with the superior GPU

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Inferrior? Oh right, 1 fps less but less power hungry. right lacrossewacker, right. doh.gif I won't say the word.






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post #182 of 274
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

then you miss out on the $75 deal with the 650 ti boost.

as far as which is better, $75 coupon or bioshock, is in the eyes of the purchaser. Again, in the long run (like 2 months out when bioshock is forgotten, the 650 Ti will perform better in other games (looking a Bf4 in the future).

also, the 650 ti can max any game out and still get between 30-40 fps. sometimes more (except for crysis 3)

if you game at 1650x1050, even more attractive buy

obviously nobody expects these cards to work with 1440p and above

The $75 "value" is f2p game cash. Hardly a comparison to a AAA game, and I already proved that the $75 bundle can only be sold for max $20 if you are lucky. Look a few pages back, I posted all the eBay links.
     
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post #183 of 274
Nvidia lost this round both in price and performance. Next round please.
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When they start lowering prices on the higher end cards, Nvidia will get my attention tongue.gif
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post #185 of 274
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Nvidia lost this round both in price and performance. Next round please.

They did? lachen.gif
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post #186 of 274
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Yeah I saw that but the AC3 promo also applies to the states.

The AC3 offer is only applicable to the following:

http://www.geforce.com/landing-page/assassins-creed-3/where-to-buy

So if you're buying a custom PC or laptop from one of those places. The F2P bundle has replaced NV's previous game bundles, at least here in the states. Might be different back home in Europe!!!
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post #187 of 274
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They did? lachen.gif

Assuming you don't take the GTX690 and the Titan into consideration then yes, they lost.
post #188 of 274
IMO

HD 7870 XT = GTX 660ti
HD 7870 = GTX 660
HD 7850 = GTX 650ti boost
HD 7790 = GTX 650ti
HD 7770 = Oups, nothing here
HD 7750 = Oups, nothing here
Oups nothing here = GT 640
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post #189 of 274
I was going to try and have some kind of intellectual response, but all the fanboyism without any actual backups, and the onesidedness from a certain NV fanboy who should know better than to make an argument that only applies to people in the states, I am unable to do so.

Yay lower prices, 7790 still a better option for 1080p gaming, fact of the matter is that if under 250 bucks for a card, every dollar counts, and no one's looking at freebies at that price point either.
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