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With miners left right and center I doubt they will actually be sold at that price.
More like $300-$350.

well the release price would be what amd states it would be at release and after a week it would probably be $300-350

R9 280 or 7950 is clock for clock slower than the 760 at stock but getting R9 280 to 1100mhz would be fairly easy if they would be like the 7970

and at 1.1ghz mark the 7950 is a stock 7970ghz stock and 680/770 mark
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well the release price would be what amd states it would be at release and after a week it would probably be $300-350

R9 280 or 7950 is clock for clock slower than the 760 at stock but getting R9 280 to 1100mhz would be fairly easy if they would be like the 7970

and at 1.1ghz mark the 7950 is a stock 7970ghz stock and 680/770 mark

I was looking into getting the Asus 760 myself at some stage.
Might just wait and see how the 280 performs since I'm in no rush.

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760gtx 4gb(checl pcpartpicker),hd 7870ghz check newegg,or a used 680gtx
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Would I be better off getting the EVGA 760 or MSi GTX 760 Twin Frozr II?

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Edit: Is there any good deals on a 4GB card under $300?
Edited by SinX7 - 3/7/14 at 3:06pm
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If you check pcpartpicker(list of online stores) there is a 760gtx 4gb with stock cooler at 257usd and with custom cooler 297usd.

I dont know it`s warranty and cooling the difference.btw

There is a gigabyte 760gtx 4gb windforce on ocn marketplace for 250usd
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I have, but the one with the 4GB is OoS.

Is the 770 worth the extra $$$? Performance wise.

Thanks!
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I have, but the one with the 4GB is OoS.

Is the 770 worth the extra $$$? Performance wise.

Thanks!

if gaming at 1080p 770 isnt really that worth it unless you want the horsepower also i wouldnt get the 4gb card its a plain stupid thing to get everyone on OCN knows that nvidias 356 memory bus is plain useless and runs outta horsepower before it can fully utilise even 3gb of that vram
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if gaming at 1080p 770 isnt really that worth it unless you want the horsepower also i wouldnt get the 4gb card its a plain stupid thing to get everyone on OCN knows that nvidias 356 memory bus is plain useless and runs outta horsepower before it can fully utilise even 3gb of that vram
Saying that a 770 is worthless at 1080 is a false statement. My 7970 (running at 1080p) is more powerful than a 770, and much much more so running at 1250mhz core and i cannot max out crysis 3 and keep constant 60 frames. Cards do not become worthless/more than you need until they can pull down more than 60 frames (or 120 frames if you got one of those monitors) consistently.

However the question isnt how much to max it out, its whats worth it within his budget. Also the question is how far to go before it becomes worthless with that dual core cpu which is really dated.

Its up to you if you want 10-20% more perf over the 760 for the extra cost. But in my opinion id say youre starting to push it and i wouldnt go much higher than that 760 with that dual core.
    
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I have, but the one with the 4GB is OoS.

Is the 770 worth the extra $$$? Performance wise.

Thanks!
i think would be easier and cheaper to buy a 760gtx 4gb sli than a 770gtx 4gb price-wise

But ofvourse if you dont want extra vram and more performance for 1080p get the 770gtx only that demading games like crysis3,bf4,bfe,metro 2033,metro last light maxed can use more than 2gb
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Saying that a 770 is worthless at 1080 is a false statement. My 7970 (running at 1080p) is more powerful than a 770, and much much more so running at 1250mhz core and i cannot max out crysis 3 and keep constant 60 frames. Cards do not become worthless/more than you need until they can pull down more than 60 frames (or 120 frames if you got one of those monitors) consistently.

However the question isnt how much to max it out, its whats worth it within his budget. Also the question is how far to go before it becomes worthless with that dual core cpu which is really dated.

Its up to you if you want 10-20% more perf over the 760 for the extra cost. But in my opinion id say youre starting to push it and i wouldnt go much higher than that 760 with that dual core.

I'm going to order the AMD 6300 the same time as the card.

I think I will pick up a 760 instead and save a few dollars, since I will be playing DayZ mainly and other games. The only demanding games I played so far is BF4.

Any certain model I should be looking for, on the GTX760? and where can I get the lowest price for a quality GPU?

Thanks!
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