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Asus and MSI have better and longer warranties.
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post #52 of 64
Soo.. its this:

vs this:


I would choose the XFX.

Personally because I think the Sapphire (gay pirade) sticker looks abit.. well... gay? xD
if you want a badass card, you want it to look badass right?
    
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Never get XFX.
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post #54 of 64
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Never get XFX.
I have a XFX, I get no problems what so ever, I can even play games that the HD4650 would never of have dreamed of being able to play with No overclock.
    
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post #55 of 64
Just get a used gtx480, runs $300 in the for sale section.
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post #56 of 64
Go for Sapphire, GTX480's are horrible cards.
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post #57 of 64
No brainer.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102888

I didn't see the 6950s were the same price, although only 800 and 1400, compared to the 5870s 850 clock and 1600 stream processors. I feel good paying $280 for a 5870 2GB Eyefinity 6 $400 card.

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Personally because I think the Sapphire (gay pirade) sticker looks abit.. well... gay? xD
if you want a badass card, you want it to look badass right?

Yes me too, so I just took a hair dryer (heat gun if available) and removed the stickers without a trace.
Edited by letsgetiton - 2/6/11 at 7:31pm
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post #58 of 64
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Go for Sapphire, GTX480's are horrible cards.
They're definitely not horrible. There's not need to bring brand bias into the equation. If I had to get a card for $300 I'd either get a used 480 or a 6950.
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post #59 of 64
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They're definitely not horrible. There's not need to bring brand bias into the equation. If I had to get a card for $300 I'd either get a used 480 or a 6950.
They're loud, hot and consume a lot of power, I'd say that makes them horrible.
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post #60 of 64
be great in winter though, my room is sooo cold right now, craving a gtx 480 next to my feet.
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