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post #11 of 50
I'd say save your money and get the gpu that can do what you want it to do. I went with the gtx 560 because it will be just enough for me, without being overkill.

If your 4890 really isn't cutting it anymore for you, I would go with the gtx 560, great bang for the buck card. Or, if you want to save a few bucks, try and pick up a used gtx 470, still a lot of value in the 4xx series.
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I dont want to go 2 cheap I do have crysis 2 on the way that I really want to be able to play at a good setting.
Edited by 4LC4PON3 - 2/9/11 at 11:04pm
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post #13 of 50
HD 5870 is actually faster then GTX560. Personally i would get the HD 6950 2GB. The card is a monster can Unlock it.
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post #14 of 50
this 5770 1gb im using as a temp card handles 1080p with out any issues. ive been playing COD:BO and BF:BC2 at max settings all day.
post #15 of 50
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ok i think ill just grab the sapphire 6950 2Gb and unlock it and just all it a day. seems like thats the way everyone is pointing to

I am mainly worried that If I go 2 low I wont be able to really use high settings in newer games + crysis 2
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post #16 of 50
If you really need a card then get a 460 for $200 or HIS 6850 for $144 AMR.

Actually 2x 6850 would run you $288 AMR and that easily outperform 6950/70, 560/70/80.
Edited by DaRookie - 2/9/11 at 11:07pm
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post #17 of 50
just get a HD 6950 1GB for $240 AR.
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post #18 of 50
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I debated the 1GB 6950 over the 2Gb 6950 but the price is so small between them and one can unlock at that

6950 1gb - 268
6950 2gb - 279

11 bucks difference
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post #19 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
I debated the 1GB 6950 over the 2Gb 6950 but the price is so small between them and one can unlock at that

6950 1gb - 268
6950 2gb - 279

11 bucks difference
259.99 AMR HIS 6950 2GB



I still think 2x 6850 is the best bang if you're on a budget....
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im going to order from newegg only at this point only because if I order now it ships from new jersey & the card will be here friday by 5pm

its the same price on newegg after rebate as amazon. I buckled down and ordered the 2GB sapphire.
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