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Looking to get something that supports DX11. I want to sell my two 260GTX Superoverclocked cards and will put the money toward the new card. Hopefully looking to get 150 for each card. Based on the specs of my system what cards do you recommend?

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post #2 of 22
SLI or single card setup?
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post #3 of 22
GTX 570 seems like a good bet.
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u should get about $150 for both cards, just sold both my superclocked GTX 260 core 216's for $85 a peice shipped

but a budget or u just want the best?

GTX 580 if your not on a budget, GTX 560 Ti is great for people on a budget
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
u should get about $150 for both cards, just sold both my superclocked GTX 260 core 216's for $85 a peice shipped

but a budget or u just want the best?

GTX 580 if your not on a budget, GTX 560 Ti is great for people on a budget
I'd say that's reasonable, yeah. 150 per card is way too much, even though the 260 is still a decent card.
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post #6 of 22
Well, it depends on what extra money you're willing to put on top of the $150 you get. If you put $150 more, then get the Radeon HD 6950 and flash it to a 6970.
    
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post #7 of 22
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
u should get about $150 for both cards, just sold both my superclocked GTX 260 core 216's for $85 a peice shipped

but a budget or u just want the best?

GTX 580 if your not on a budget, GTX 560 Ti is great for people on a budget
Ouch! I just hastily bought the second 260 for 170 less than 6 months ago. Burn on me.
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SLI or single card setup?
I will be gaming(BF3 when it comes out, Metro 2033...) and using After Effects and Photoshop CS5.
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post #9 of 22
Would probably need quite a bit of video memory then. 6950 or 6970.

6950 in CF is a solid choice too.
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post #10 of 22
Thread Starter 

After watching this what about a single 560 ti?


Will research the Radeon cards.
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