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Old gtx 570 died last night R.I.P and out of warranty. I want to bake the card just for the lulz.
Want to replace it with something similar maybe something a bit stronger tongue.gif for about $200-250, Nvidia or AMD is fine, can you guys help me with some suggestions?
btw I use this htpc for light gaming @1080p and it has an i5 2500k.
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Gtx 760 biggrin.gif
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MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC - I cannot recommend this one more for those requirements - The Twin Frozr cooler will keep it nice and cool and they are very quiet biggrin.gif I is $250 after $10 rebate. But if you want to save 80-90 I would go for the 750Ti and OC the hell out of it, I have 2 and I can run one maxed out with the Fan at 100% (I can barely hear it on my benchtable 3 feet away biggrin.gif and the sucker is cooler than my 7850K at 100% load while mining smile.gif ... I am going to be putting my 750Ti GAMING cards into an HTPC that will mine when not viewing media.
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Did you have it overclocked?
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Originally Posted by 50shadesofray View Post

Gtx 760 biggrin.gif

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MSI Gaming N760 TF 2GD5/OC - I cannot recommend this one more for those requirements - The Twin Frozr cooler will keep it nice and cool and they are very quiet biggrin.gif I is $250 after $10 rebate. But if you want to save 80-90 I would go for the 750Ti and OC the hell out of it, I have 2 and I can run one maxed out with the Fan at 100% (I can barely hear it on my benchtable 3 feet away biggrin.gif and the sucker is cooler than my 7850K at 100% load while mining smile.gif ... I am going to be putting my 750Ti GAMING cards into an HTPC that will mine when not viewing media.

Hmm 750ti and oc the thing to hell sounds nice, but most cards are oos.
Looks like I'll be going with the 760, never tried Msi cards before and not sure if i want to trade Evga cs and warranty for a better cooler.
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Hmm 750ti and oc the thing to hell sounds nice, but most cards are oos.
Looks like I'll be going with the 760, never tried Msi cards before and not sure if i want to trade Evga cs and warranty for a better cooler.

Pick up a 760 on OCN for $200 and save some $$$
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Pick up a 760 on OCN for $200 and save some $$$

Saw one for $230 and another for $250, probably I'll just go with the msi card.
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the 760 is a pretty good card for 250$ you'll max out battlefield 3 with 4x msaa, mf4 isnt really stable but you'll most likely be almost max it out. Def 60 fps on all games at a high preset, (considering my old 560ti could do it)
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Saw one for $230 and another for $250, probably I'll just go with the msi card.

I just picked up a 760 ASX for $200 shipped thumb.gif
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Yeah you want the GTX760. GTX750 Ti is probably about as fast as GTX570.
The good thing about 750 Ti is low power consumption. Could be a good thing for HTPC so it can last longer.
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