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hi, I'm playing at 1680x1050 and I really want to upgrade my graphics card.
now, i'm using 8400gs just for compatibility issues with my computer. I sold my gtx 580 because I needed money at that time. Now I'm spending around $350 to get a new card.

I'll be playing BFBC2 now, but I want the card to be ready for the new games that would come out later march including crysis 2. I also like to play every game on max graphics as I can.

What do you guys recommend? I heavily prefer nvidia please.
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sli gtx 470 (can be found around $200 each) or gtx 570 (little under $350)
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i'm really looking forward to kepler, so I think I just need a card that would serve me until later this year I think? is 580 worth it?
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i'm really looking forward to kepler, so I think I just need a card that would serve me until later this year I think? is 580 worth it?
No. If your only using it til the end of this year and are gaming at that res, gtx 560 would suit you well.
    
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I'd go with a GTX 560 or 470 if you're planning on dumping it later this year. They're cheap and will help you save some money for Kepler.
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If you gonna upgrade in a year go with a 460. Frys regularly has the galaxy gtx 460 for $100.
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If you gonna upgrade in a year go with a 460. Frys regularly has the galaxy gtx 460 for $100.
This. Or the GTX560. For his budget, AMD also do some really good deals. 6870/6950 are awesome
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i'm really looking forward to kepler, so I think I just need a card that would serve me until later this year I think? is 580 worth it?
oh then don't spend near 350. i'm waiting, too
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HD5850 can be found for 170$ at the Egg and outperforms the GTX460 by a decent amount, and is toe to toe with the 470.
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