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The best bang for the buck GPU are GTX460 768MB cards that are selling in the sub $150 price range. If you rull out MIR you should consider used. I wish the 6850 was $150, that would be a killer card in that price range.
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The best bang for the buck GPU are GTX460 768MB cards that are selling in the sub $150 price range. If you rull out MIR you should consider used. I wish the 6850 was $150, that would be a killer card in that price range.
Not the SE ones thought right? I can't find benchmark comparisons between SE and non-SE but price wise the nons are better.
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post #13 of 14
The SE 1gb version is good in this price range also. The benches I see have them neck in neck with the GTX460 768mb. I will go get a bench and post it.

This review has performance for all 3 GTX460 versions.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...gb-review.html
Edited by Gabe63 - 1/7/11 at 2:19pm
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I have decided to up my budget a bit and go for a Radeon 6950 card and a $150-200 monitor.

I need brand recommendations.
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