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Poll Results: Which card is bangs on your buck?

 
  • 13% (11)
    Evga GTX 580; 620$
  • 0% (0)
    Evga GTX 480; 545$
  • 2% (2)
    PNY GTX 480; 540$
  • 84% (69)
    Evga GTX 570; 470$
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post #21 of 35
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Originally Posted by Bugaspagetti;11707973 
Hi folks. Between these options, which card is the best choice. I don't have a pc atm, so i can't spend too much money on a GPU alone, tough i would if it is worth the price. I only own a 17" monitor @1600X1200 resolution (the native res is 1280x1024). Cpu+MB recommendations would be welcome as well, thanks.

EDit:Wow, some mods please correct the poll question, thanks.smile.gif

Where are you getting those prices? That is highway robbery.
You can get a GTX 480 for $250 to $300 on eBay.
    
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post #22 of 35
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Originally Posted by bluepiglet View Post
it depends on how much you want to spend, if you play very demanding games, etc...

as the graphic card, i would always stick with the latest tech. 570 or 580!!
Good advice here.
post #23 of 35
6970! Its what I bought! I want the forward looking 2GB frame buffer, since I game at 2560x1600.
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I've had 470's. The 570 is better and runs much cooler in my experience. I was scared to run stock fan profile on my overclocked 470 but on my 570 @ 900 core I don't even bother watching temps, nothing tops 82c. Not even OCCT. I do have a BIOS with unlocked fan speed flashed on this card tho, running 40% @ 40c, 100% @ 90c. The fan is NOT quieter than 470 at same speeds, it just dissipates heat faster so the fan doesn't have to run as fast as 470.
Edited by Scorpion667 - 12/20/10 at 4:11am
    
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post #25 of 35
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6970 for 369?
no noob.

and sense when does Two 1GB GTX460 Graphics cards = 2GB's of Graphic memory? Noob...
    
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Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
no noob.

and sense when does Two 1GB GTX460 Graphics cards = 2GB's of Graphic memory? Noob...
Hey, Did you use Google translator? Because you sound like a noob
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post #27 of 35
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Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
no noob.

and sense when does Two 1GB GTX460 Graphics cards = 2GB's of Graphic memory? Noob...
???????
Where did that come from? Looks like your lacking some IQ points.
I have gtx 460 2gb in sli....
Maybe your unaware they make 2gb models?

Talk to me about being a n00b when you fully understand the Linux kernel.
Sudo your n00bishness

As for trash talking about the 6970
lets seem some 5760X1080 benchmarks please.
I know for a fact you will hit the frame buffer limit on the gtx 580
Thats when the 6970 will slightly pull on the gtx 580
Thats why i run gtx 460 2gb on my nvidia surround setup.

BTW its since not sense
sense = what your see, eat, feel, taste
since = time between timelines

Edited by finalturismo - 12/20/10 at 8:03am
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post #28 of 35
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I'm on the 570 though and still having those minor issues. Of stuttering. It's funny but the GTX 295 was a great card. People looking to upgrade with a small budget should consider it. Since used they are 180-200 price range. I think it still beats the 570 in most DX9-DX10 games.
After reading this post, I'm not sure what to do.
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post #29 of 35
new tech over old tech anyday
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post #30 of 35
Upgrade your monitor first and then pick a graphics card. Seriously. You will thank us later
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