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Their copying AMD ATI with the name. That is lame, soo XFX is sub par with that one.

    
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The GTX 260 Black Edition is on par and then some compared to a stock GTX 280. So I wouldn't even consider the GTX 280 for the extra money. Now what resolution are you playing at?

4870 1GB is an excellent card for the money and its on par with standard GTX 260 and can be faster in some games and vice versa. So I personally don't see the point in getting a standard GTX 260 over the 4870 1GB unless your planning on running SLI or like spending more money on similar performance.

As for the motherboard if you don't want SLI the Gigabyte EP45-UD3R is a great choice. Especially if you plan on overclocking (I'll be buying one for my new build next month ). If you decide you want SLI, then someone else can answer that
Edited by MM-K - 12/21/08 at 5:41pm
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if you are gona use DDR2 then a 780i FTW from Evga. If you want DDR3 which i recomend for future builds then get this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813188031
    
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