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After building anew family PC in august I used the video card from my sig rig. And never bought another graphics card. I havent used my sig rig for months and I think its time I et another graphics card for it.

I thinking of the best 1gb card for around $100.

If I cannot spend $100 what is the cheapest card I can get that will still outperform the 8800GT I will be replacing?

Thanks for the help.
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You can get a GTS450 for ~$115 on newegg
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Buy a USED 4890 / gtx 260 / 4870 / 5770

They're all around ~100 depending on the seller
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Ok I just saw the GTX 460 768mb card for $60 after 3 rebates. Its a bit of a gamble but I'm going for it.
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Check if the rebates are stackable. ALSO!!! Post the links of the rebates/what site you got it from because thats an awesome deal!
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Originally Posted by Infinitegrim View Post
Ok I just saw the GTX 460 768mb card for $60 after 3 rebates. Its a bit of a gamble but I'm going for it.
Good luck. Lol.

You'll need it. Rebates in this business are a PITA and a shot in the dark.

Glad to see you have found a viable card. I was going to suggest a nice 1gb 460.
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Good luck. Lol.

You'll need it. Rebates in this business are a PITA and a shot in the dark.

Glad to see you have found a viable card. I was going to suggest a nice 1gb 460.
I wanted a 1gb, but the price was right for the 768mb, and I dont see myself upgrading from 1440x900 anytime soon.

I'm also not that much of an enthusiast as many are on here. I bought a Galaxy GTX 470 in august to replace the 8800GT. and It was rather dissappointing especially at 1920x1080, to me for $250 it should have performed better. Ever since then I have decided to stay away from the higher end cards because they are NOT for me.

My Galaxy rebate worked for the 470, and the 460 I ordered is a Galaxy so i hope it works again.

The link is HERE
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