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Hey guys exactly as the title says. Looking to get a new card today just want the best bang for the buck, no brand preference at all
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post #2 of 13
6850 or 460. I think I'd prefer the 6850 of those two.
Edited by BillOhio - 1/7/11 at 7:52am
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post #3 of 13
Agreed with above

If used 5870, they do show up in that range.
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post #4 of 13
You can get a Galaxy GTX 465 for 145 with no rebate right now. They overclock quite well. I think that's the best "bang for buck." Unfortunately, they don't unlock, so you'd have to be ok with having a GTX 465.

I'm so glad I bought one.
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post #5 of 13
6850 is your best bet (Y)
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post #6 of 13
I think 6850 is better but depending on the price. If you upgrade often, a used 5870 is fine also.
post #7 of 13
Just saw the deal on this 5850 for $169 after MIR... sounds pretty good but ends soon.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-500-_-Product
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post #8 of 13
GTX 460 1gb, you can easily overclock them to approach 470 performance. And you get up to 32x AA, unlike the ati cards.
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by mothrpe View Post
GTX 460 1gb, you can easily overclock them to approach 470 performance. And you get up to 32x AA, unlike the ati cards.
Why would you want 32x AA? Wouldn't any new game run at like 2 FPS then?
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Nah, 3 FPS EASY
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