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Sold my 5850, looking for something to replace it. GTX 470 and 6870 have been considered as I don't want to wait, but I know the GTX 560 is due out in a few weeks and I'm considering that as well.

Budget is $250 max and I sort of don't want to wait for the 560. Let me here your opinions.
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well i would get the 6850 and flash the bios to make it a 6870 but the card is 299.00
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well i would get the 6850 and flash the bios to make it a 6870 but the card is 299.00
*6950/70. And ya, that's not an option.
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*6950/70. And ya, that's not an option.
haven't you got some crap card you can use until a GTX560 comes out?

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haven't you got some crap card you can use until a GTX560 comes out?
Just onboard video. I don't really have any games I want to play but I'm just impatient.

I should just make myself wait until the 560 is out lol.
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Just onboard video. I don't really have any games I want to play but I'm just impatient.

I should just make myself wait until the 560 is out lol.
yeah it's your best bet

I'm waiting for the GTX560 too

Hope it has 2 SLI fingers
    
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yeah it's your best bet

I'm waiting for the GTX560 too

Hope it has 2 SLI fingers
It was already confirmed that it only has 2-way SLI capability. Nvidia seems to realize that the SLI scaling is great for 460/560 and customers wouldn't buy the higher end cards if they allowed 3-way SLI.
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