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I am currently running 2 eVGA GTX260 SLI with the setup that's in my sig.
I owned a 4870x2 and was spoiled for a while before it crapped out. Are any of the newer 500's equivalent to it?
I have been out of the loop for a couple of months and I am seeing all kind of new goodies on Newegg that I would like to get but, I thought I would ask the masses first.

I still heavily play TF2, SC2, and have been thinking about getting into racing. I am sure there are plenty of options on here about the best card out there for $300-$400.
I would love to get everyone's option and I know how to use the rep button well if the info is good stuff.

Thanks and Merry Getmas
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post #2 of 18
The GTX570 is a pretty good price/performance nvidia card. For $300-$400 thats what I would get.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130593
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post #3 of 18
A Gtx 570 would be a great Card. And should compare close to your 4870X2.
post #4 of 18
GTX 570 is suppose to be what the GTX 480 should have been, so im sure this card would be an equivalent and probably better. Two GTX 460 in SLI completes with the GTX 480, and the GTX 570 is better than GTX 480
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post #5 of 18
Second on the 570. Around the same speeds as the 480, yet the 570 is cooler and leaves more head room of overclocking.
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post #6 of 18
At that range, my vote also goes to the GTX 570.
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post #7 of 18
yeah pretty much 570 owns... you would do better with 2x 470's though... for a little more. But if you go with two 470's get two of these they will be run cool and won't be as loud. You can OC them and then with two you will tear up the 570 bench.
 
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post #8 of 18
I been thinking about getting 1 of these for a few days now
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121372
and down the road get a second 1
you could just get 2 of those and spank the 570
$228 b4 $30 mir
post #9 of 18
if your no opposed to used you could pick up a couple 470's in the ocn market. if looking at new check out the GTX 570 great card., if wanting to stay with ati then check out the 6950/6970
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post #10 of 18
My buddy just swapped out his 260 SLI for a single 570.

The 400 Series is much louder than the 500. I wouldn't go 470 SLI unless you plan on using aftermarket cooling or don't mind the volume.
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