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With a $600.00 limit what is the best GTX? Try to include actual performance best and coolest retail package as far as extras and stuff.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814133200
I noticed that one on Newegg but it's PNY, I do not know much about them. But it does seem to have the highest clocks.
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buy a regular one then oc it yourself get better clocks=less money
    
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I would do that but honestly I got burned last time I tried overclocking. I know this is Overclock.net but its depressing when my E6600 will only let me go to 2.7 and everyone else arround here goes over 3 ghz easy. I think I'll just stick with stock on the video card. Or at least bank on that and if I can overclock it at all I'll be happy.
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post #4 of 9
You could get the Evga card i guess cauz if something does go wrong , well you cant go wrong with them .....
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Get the XFX, dual lifetime warranty, I have an eVGA but I wish I had bought the XFX because I'm planning on selling my GTX and from what I understand the lifetime warranty is not transferable, meaning "IF" something were to go wrong, the seller would have to send me the card and I'd have to send it for RMA.

With the XFX, if you decide to sell it, the 2nd owner will enjoy the lifetime warranty as well.
post #6 of 9
I'd get the eVGA. I think they are the best card maker out there, the step-up program pwns, especially with rumor of 8900's coming soon.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130072
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post #7 of 9
I like my EVGA, but honestly all of the 8800 GTX's are the same card with different names on the coolers.
post #8 of 9
Get the normal eVGA 8800GTX, evga has a lifetime warranty and their step-up program. There's really not point in spending another $40 on the OCd version when you can just overclock it yourself.
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post #9 of 9
Just go with an eVGA 8800GTX superclocked.

And factory overclocked cards arn't usually the same as the regular ones. They pick and choose the better cards and overclock them so you can overclock more when it gets to you. The final overclock of a factory overclocked card may be higher than the final overclock of a regular card. I know companies like eVGA chooses better cards to factory overclock and sell but I don't know about the other companies.
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