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Hey I might finally join the Green Goobers for what ever you guys are called over here. I use to own SLI 8800GT Ultras back the days then I went the Red Tide and got some 5770s and now I have a 4890. I hate ATi drivers, period. They are so immature, unstable, and overall terrible. I have about $400 max to buy a new card or cards. What do you guys think I should get. A single card or a couple in SLI.
    
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A single powerful card would be your best option. Less heat, power consumption, and less driver issues. plus not every game will benefit from SLI
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A single powerful card would be your best option. Less heat, power consumption, and less driver issues. plus not every game will benefit from SLI
what card do you recommend.
    
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what card do you recommend.
400$?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-412-_-Product
    
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Well, you can go with the GTX 570 or wait until later this month to see how well the GTX 560ti will do when the reviews are released And there is always the GTX 580 waiting for ya.

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Or EVGA, MSI, Zotac...hell they are all pretty much the same ...take your pick.
Edited by drBlahMan - 1/22/11 at 5:35pm
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what card do you recommend.
A 570 most definitely!
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Well, you can go with the GTX 570 or wait until later this month to see how well the GTX 560ti will do when the reviews are released And there is always the GTX 580 waiting for ya.
true ^_^. I just want to to finally be part of Nvidia because of the driver support.

Here are some cards I rounded up.

EVGA GTX 570:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-593-_-Product

EVGA GTX 570 Super Overclocked

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-595-_-Product

ASUS GTX 570

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&Tpk=gtx%20570

I don't know about the MSI ones though, never owned a MSI ATi card so can't speak on behalf of them.

Also since my Biostar 890FX is an AMD chipset does it support Nvidia? I am sure it does though.
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Yes, but not SLI, you will need a hack for sli.
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Originally Posted by fRingE View Post
true ^_^. I just want to to finally be part of Nvidia because of the driver support.

Here are some cards I rounded up.

EVGA GTX 570:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-593-_-Product

EVGA GTX 570 Super Overclocked

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-595-_-Product

ASUS GTX 570

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&Tpk=gtx%20570

I don't know about the MSI ones though, never owned a MSI ATi card so can't speak on behalf of them.

Also since my Biostar 890FX is an AMD chipset does it support Nvidia? I am sure it does though.
If you like to OC, just stick with a reference card and OC the hell out of it. Regarding your mobo, a single Nvidia gpu will work fine.
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The second EVGA you posted would be the one I would choose of the 3 you listed:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-595-_-Product
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