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3GB GTX GeForce 780...

$510 I got one.. its F&$%ING SICK thumb.gif
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post #32 of 49
I got mine for $579 and a few weeks later they wanted $750 for it.

I overpaid but the Tri-X cooler was way worth it.
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I seen them fresh on the market before, $400 bucks I was sooo tempted to just buy one because but I held off, I figured heh 3-4 months from now itll be the same price or maybe a sale and cheaper... wow I was wrong... lol

Now all I need is a waterblock and then the card will get the Overclocking treatment lol
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Did you buy a GTX 780 yet? tongue.gif
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Good choice ! if you want to play sweet, good and graphically requiring games I recommend crysis3 (best if you played the first ones before, on sale on steam atm) and Metro series smile.gif
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Originally Posted by thethispointer View Post

Did you buy a GTX 780 yet? tongue.gif
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Good choice ! if you want to play sweet, good and graphically requiring games I recommend crysis3 (best if you played the first ones before, on sale on steam atm) and Metro series smile.gif

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Good choice ! if you want to play sweet, good and graphically requiring games I recommend crysis3 (best if you played the first ones before, on sale on steam atm) and Metro series smile.gif

I bought the original crysis 1 and warhead. Very good games, and back then when they were released they were like.. "ahead of their time" I stopped playing the newer crysis's because its just way too different, I loved... LOVED crysis 1's open world exploring and stuff, crysis 2 never even started up really where 1 left off and i havent tried 3 just yet lol, and I havent tried metro yet, it just never appealed to me for some reason? xD hmm thumb.gif
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I bought the original crysis 1 and warhead. Very good games, and back then when they were released they were like.. "ahead of their time" I stopped playing the newer crysis's because its just way too different, I loved... LOVED crysis 1's open world exploring and stuff, crysis 2 never even started up really where 1 left off and i havent tried 3 just yet lol, and I havent tried metro yet, it just never appealed to me for some reason? xD hmm thumb.gif

... I assume you have not picked up the GTX 780 yet...
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... I assume you have not picked up the GTX 780 yet...


I said earlier in the post I got a good deal on the R9 290 lol, So I got a R9 290, the GTX 780 was about $100 more here in canada and roughly the same performance,

If I was american It'd be so easy to grab a different card. lots of good deals but the currency difference right now has made it hard frown.gif $400 cards are about $440-450 canadian, then your shipping and then taxes across the border, I got my r9 290 for about 550 said and done in my hands
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you are good. like neurotix said, the 290 is about equal to 2 7870's and more.
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