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I need a decent Graphics card for a new build. I'm looking for a budget sort of card sold in Canada. Or I would like to buy a used card. If anyone has suggestions for Newegg.ca deals I would like links please. Anyone selling a card here can PM me. Thanks.

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What's your budget and purpose for the card?
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What's your budget and purpose for the card?
I am looking to spend under $150 CAD
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you missed out on ncix's weekly special for this week. hd5850 for 150

Visiontek Radeon HD 5850 1Gb GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card
Price: $149.99 CAD
($180 OFF Reg. $329.99 Sku:44144)
SOLD OUT

but you could always look for gtx 460 but with that price range you'll be looking at 768mb version
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Originally Posted by mekaw View Post
you missed out on ncix's weekly special for this week. hd5850 for 150

Visiontek Radeon HD 5850 1Gb GDDR5 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card
Price: $149.99 CAD
($180 OFF Reg. $329.99 Sku:44144)
SOLD OUT

but you could always look for gtx 460 but with that price range you'll be looking at 768mb version
I don't like site navigation for NCIX. It's a shame too since I get a lot of people telling me its good there. Does anyone have any shopping tips?
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814261088 GTX 460 SE 1GB but its 9 cad over your budget.
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16814261088 GTX 460 SE 1GB but its 9 cad over your budget.
What does the SE stand for? But yeah this is a good deal. Whats a good price for a HD 4870 512mb card?
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What does the SE stand for? But yeah this is a good deal. Whats a good price for a HD 4870 512mb card?
It stands for Special Edtition, it's less powerful than a normal GTX 460 1GB, but more powerful than the 768mb version.

For a used 4870, 70 cad, new would be around 110 cad I believe.

However, you should look into Direct X 11 cards like the 5770, 5830, and the GTX 460. =]
    
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It stands for Special Edtition, it's less powerful than a normal GTX 460 1GB, but more powerful than the 768mb version.

For a used 4870, 70 cad, new would be around 110 cad I believe.

However, you should look into Direct X 11 cards like the 5770, 5830, and the GTX 460. =]
Thats about what I've figured. Thanks. I'll try and get a 4870 for this thing on Ebay if I can before I spend over a hundred on a new card. Unless theres any reason why I'd be doing myself a favor getting s new card with such a small budget right now? How much better performance would I get out of a 460 or even 450 over an HD 4870 512MB?
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