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post #11 of 16
I have a xfx 8600GTS and the temps are fine,Also it will play any of the current games fine,Its a good card for the cash.
    
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post #12 of 16
Go with an evga card and take advantage of their Step Up program when you decide to go SLi
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Go with an evga card and take advantage of their Step Up program when you decide to go SLi
I'll be using the card for more than 90 days before I purchase a SLI or Crossfire setup.
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post #14 of 16
You could buy my ATI Radeon X850 XT PCI-E for $75 shipped

It's DX9 of course, but it will get the job done for those games

here is the link if you are interested http://www.overclock.net/sale/194222...50-xt-pci.html
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You could buy my ATI Radeon X850 XT PCI-E for $75 shipped

It's DX9 of course, but it will get the job done for those games

here is the link if you are interested http://www.overclock.net/sale/194222...50-xt-pci.html
That card is no better than the one I have, and it isn't DX10 as you stated, but thanks for the offer.
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post #16 of 16
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The rebates that had formed my previous GPU selection expired yesterday, and only the XFX 8600GTS had a rebate that was renewed for this month, so that's what I went with:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150228
Only $159.99 after MIR, and a modder-friendly, dual lifetime warranty!

The other option was the EVGA 8600GT, but it was only $20 cheaper so even though this will be a backup, spending $20 for a decent increase in performance was something that I thought was prudent to do. I didn't go with the XFX 8600GT based upon shellofinsanity's information regarding the XFX 8600GT HSF.
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