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Save another 200 an get a 580
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I say go for the 6950. Only if you can get the 2GB model, and only if you can avoid XFX at all costs. If not, then a GTX560 is apparently the new craze in the under $300 category.
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post #13 of 21
6950 hands down.
Ssd is not worth it ( I own one)
560 is a joke
6950 2GB
/end thread
Best price performance ratio. Heavy hitting card, exorbitant amounts of VRAM to power through eyefinity or high res, and for low res, plenty of VRAM to use AA! Look at any benchmark and you will see how great that card is. The other great option is EVGAs bstock. Get 2 sli Gtx 460 1gb. Although I recommend the 6950 all the way. 6950!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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whats wrong with xfx
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whats wrong with xfx
Good luck with it's lifespan and build quality. Good luck with your RMA process when they deny you. It's never happened to me so I have no place to say, but all the xfx nightmare stories have scared me.
     
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post #16 of 21
GTX560 TI is the best value card. 6870 is a good option too. Don't buy a 6950 to unlock, you will be disappointed in the chance it doesn't. Even then, a 6950 is a good card.

Personally i whould grab a 560.
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6950 in budget or GTX 570 if you can spend a little extra.
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post #18 of 21
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Save another 200 an get a 580
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560 is a joke
^^ i agree...

dont bother with ati / amd cards till the 7000 series or 6990 comes out imo.


that being said, If you can, why not get a 480gtx or save up a bit and get the 570GTX ? both very decent cards for heavy gaming.

or just a 460gtx, 470gtx, pick one
Edited by TheBirdman74 - 2/5/11 at 2:44am
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Dont bother the with 560 its a Joke card. Even the 1GB 6950 that you cant unlock is still more powerful. 6950 2GB & unlock the shaders "For the Win"
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post #20 of 21
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GTX560 TI is the best value card. 6870 is a good option too. Don't buy a 6950 to unlock, you will be disappointed in the chance it doesn't. Even then, a 6950 is a good card.

Personally i whould grab a 560.
The chance of it not unlocking is extremely low.
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