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i dont want old tech like the 5xx series.. for my mitx system i want it to be as small as possible. 650ti would be less heat and less wattage.
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True, the 660 would be shorter. thinking whether or not to get the boost now and use the $ on another upgrade (16gb RAM, ssd).

Never had EVGA but 3yr warranty seems nice. in a way i wish the boost never came out cause i was really going to get the 650t:rolleyes::rolleyes:i

There's always that "but for another $XX, I can get the next model up" problem. While it's almost impossible to not think that way, it's up to you to draw a line where you won't go past.

I will give this advice, however: The 650 Ti BOOST is about 90% of the performance of the 660, so drawing the line there might be a good idea. That way you're not overshooting your original budget by too much, just $30.
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Very true. And i also lost sight of my mitx build. Reviews say the boost would be 160,but it's like 180 instead.

The 7790 is of interest, replace the 7850 and shorter pcb
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Very true. And i also lost sight of my mitx build. Reviews say the boost would be 160,but it's like 180 instead.

The 7790 is of interest, replace the 7850 and shorter pcb

They said that the 1GB version of the BOOST would be $160, but so far only 2GB versions have been released. I think I read that 1GB versions will be out later in April.
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Oh hmm.. Just sold my 6970.. Not sure how much vram is needed though
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Oh hmm.. Just sold my 6970.. Not sure how much vram is needed though

I'd get a 2GB card if at all possible. It's not like games are becoming less visually complex...
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touche. And i dont think the superclocked one is worth it, save myself 10$ and OC myself:D
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now im figuring out which company to buy from... EVGA or zotac
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now im figuring out which company to buy from... EVGA or zotac

EVGA all the way
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