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Ok so here's the situation:

I currently have a BFG GTX275 OC and am gonna be upgrading. For Xmas my gf is getting me an EVGA GTX570 SC (for both gaming and folding purposes)...in addition, I want to get myself a GTS450 for folding, during the after xmas sales that are always running. My reason for this thread is to get some advice on which GTS 450 (brand, version, etc) is best for folding for the value and why. Give me your top 3 and the reasons for each please. I have already done a fair amount of research but I don't want to skew the results of this thread by posting my top 3 picks and just having people repeat what I have said. Thanks in advance
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Nice upgrade. Though, why dont you keep the 275 for folding over a 450?

Since EVGA doesnt offer lifetime warranties with their GTS 450's (All -TR models), no point getting that.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-415-_-Product

Well, it's Asus and one of the only heatsinks with heatpipes on it.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-122-_-Product

ECS, massive heatsink.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-521-_-Product

MSI. I've heard good things about the Cyclone and people who've used it with 460's.
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GTX 275 is better than the GTS 450 lol.
     
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GTX 275 is better than the GTS 450 lol.
Not for folding it isn't.

It runs cooler and on less power too. All in all it would be a much better card for the OP's needs.

I have an MSI GTS 450 Cyclone. Runs cool and overclocks decently. I would recommend that and the ASUS one.
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The MSI 450 Cyclone for folding
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