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Hi there. Let the inputs begin! I currently have a GTS 250 as my back up to my XFX 5850 which died on me the other night. AMD drivers from hell! I'm really interested in spending around $179-$250 or so. What GPU would you consider?
Edited by wickedout - 1/29/11 at 6:26pm
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Hi there. Let the inputs begin! I currently have a GTS 250 as my back up to my XFX 5850 which died on me the other night. AMD drivers from hell! I'm really interested in spending around $179-$250 or so. What GPU would you consider?
GTX 560 Ti
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GTX 560 Ti
This.

It's one hell of a card. It's right next to the GTX570 in performance for cheap cost.
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Links please! And thanks!
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This is the one that everyone seems to be all a twitter over right now:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127565

I opted for an EVGA and should have it in my hands in a few days.
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This is the one that everyone seems to be all a twitter over right now:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127565

I opted for an EVGA and should have it in my hands in a few days.
I was hoping to get an EVGA but I don't see any GTX 560 Ti anywhere made from them! The MSI looks very promising!!
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looks liek a winner: GTX560
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I found the EVGA GTX 560 Ti. It's like $279.99 at the Egg. That's the one I want! Might have to pull the trigger.

How would this card benefit my rig in performance?
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I found the EVGA GTX 560 Ti. It's like $279.99 at the Egg. That's the one I want! Might have to pull the trigger.

How would this card benefit my rig in performance?
It will be an very nice improvement over your GTS250.
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