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Ati or Nvidia makes no difference. Whats the best card going right now for around 300.00?

I like how Asus and Gigabyte warranties work. Three years period.
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6950.
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I like how Evga -AR lifetime warranties work...
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This would be better.

6950 seems like a good deal. Or 570.
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2x 6850 crossfire would run you close to $300. Amazon offer HIS 6850 for $144 AMR.

6950 Powercolor ( NON ref model). This specific NON reference model can be unlock to a 6970 with a better cooler than ref. model. Someone on TPU reach 1600mhz on the memory which is really really good. Overall good overclock potential, un-lockable to a 6970, and good price $305-$310.

6950 reference model. 98% of the Ref model can be unlock to a 6970. A little loud when the fan is turn up but it runs pretty cool. Retail for HIS and Sapphire AMR is around $256.99-$259.99

560 Ti great overclocker run nice and cool. Performance up to par with a 6950 and 570 when overclock. Retail is $250.

460/70 great overclocker, affordable, good performance for single card and great when running SLI. Retail for a 460 is around $150-$200 and 470 should be 235.99 (AMR)- $299.99
Edited by DaRookie - 2/11/11 at 7:30pm
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I have a 6850 Im going to will to my son. I want to get a single card so far its looking like 6950 or GTX 560. I could buy a second 6850 but want to stick to a single card.
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post #7 of 7
If you're choosing b/w a 6950 and 560 then I suggest go with a 6950 2gb version.
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