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I found this monster!!
http://www.xoxide.com/swiftech-epsilon-gtx295-pc.html
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GTX 295!!! these are awesome
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The GTX 295 is almost on par with the GTX470 (a little better). $119 is a good price for one.
But its going to be hard to upgrade in the future. You are going to have a hard time finding one to SLI and it doesnt scale well.

the 460 falls a little bit short but gets better temps and is able to sli well later.
If your motherboard supports crossfire, I say go for a 6870. It scales really well. and its on par with a GTX460. When you have two, they perform better than SLI GTX470.
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295
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Originally Posted by TheOcelot View Post
295 without a doubt. Sell it for profit at the very least(You could easily get $300 for that card). Don't they have onboard gtx275's for physx too or am I tripping?
No, the GTX 295 Co-Op does not have a GTX 275 on board for PhysX.

Now, the EVGA GTX 275 Co-Op *IS* a GTX 275 w/ GTS 250 onboard for PhysX.

http://www.evga.com/articles/00503/


Sorry to derail the thread, just thought I would clarify the difference.

Anyways, go with the GTX 295 Co-Op just to say you've owned a LEGEND!
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The GTX 295 is almost on par with the GTX470 (a little better). $119 is a good price for one.
But its going to be hard to upgrade in the future. You are going to have a hard time finding one to SLI and it doesnt scale well.

the 460 falls a little bit short but gets better temps and is able to sli well later.
If your motherboard supports crossfire, I say go for a 6870. It scales really well. and its on par with a GTX460. When you have two, they perform better than SLI GTX470.
The 6870 is neck and neck with the GTX 470.
    
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I'd get one 460 now, and a second one for Sli later
And forget DX10 cards altogether!
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I had a 295 Co-Op for awhile. It's an awesome card, perfect for 1920 resolution setup.

There's not a lot of point in H2O cooling it though. It's reasonably cool and quiet to start with, and it has no voltage control so it's not like H2O gives you any big advantage.

For that price it's way beyond unbeatable. Perf is real close to a 480 ... can't go wrong as long as there's nothing wrong w/it. Which at that price, I'd be a little concerned about unless it's a friend or a reputable shop.

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The 6870 is neck and neck with the GTX 470.
Until you OC them both to their max OC's, in which case the 470 will dominate
    
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where are you getting a 295 co-op for $115?
I want 2
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