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Some guy on craigslist wants my HD5850 and he offered me in exchange a GTX 460 768mb plus a GTS 250...

Is it fair? Or would I be the winner in that trade?
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post #2 of 16
Do it I say, 5850s are dropping in Value fast, and that'd be a decent setup, although slower than your 5850. Maybe he can add a little cash to sweeten the deal.

Would be great for PhysX and folding though.
    
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I won't do it myself. Craigslist is to shady for me. Doesn't your 5850 already give you enough performance for 1680x1050?
    
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post #4 of 16
Wouldnt be worth it unless you play alot of physx games or fold.
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post #5 of 16
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
I won't do it myself. Craigslist is to shady for me. Doesn't your 5850 already give you enough performance for 1680x1050?
I have sold 3 phones (all 500 or more) a bunch of video games and a 360 on craigslist. As long as you go with a smile and meet somewhere public you are fine.

Also OP I wouldn't do it, I would save for a 6950.
post #6 of 16
I could be wrong but that sounds like a good deal to me. The 460 should be slightly less powerful, but with a gts 250 for physX to make up for it in others. If physX is important then do it if not, then pass it up.
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post #7 of 16
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Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Do it I say, 5850s are dropping in Value fast, and that'd be a decent setup, although slower than your 5850. Maybe he can add a little cash to sweeten the deal.

Would be great for PhysX and folding though.
If I accept his trade, then I would sell both cards like I planned. When I listed my ad on Craigslist my idea was to make some quick bucks, so which setup would win in monetary value in the case I sell it?
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post #8 of 16
The 5850 is a significantly better card than the GTX 460 768mb version.

Value-wise: You're trading ~$210 for ~$190.
Performance-wise: You're losing a lot of it, since the dedicated PhysX card won't do much and the GTX 460 768Mb version is even incomparable to the GTX 460 1Gb (which is also weaker than a 5850).

So bottom line; Don't do it.
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post #9 of 16
Like most people said, dont do it
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I wouldn't do it.
    
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