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Dont waste your money with the gtx295. They are much better for low resolution. They have low memory/bandwidth and having two in SLI is just plain stupid. They are decent cards on a budget but not good for any current games.

People who are saying that the gtx295=gtx480 are plain retarded. GTX480 can max out crysis, a single gtx295 cannot, not even close. Stop spreading ur ignorance unless you had a gtx295 and eventually got a gtx480 like i have. The gtx295 plain sucks at 1920x1080 resolutions.
I must say my OC'ed GTX 470 surpassed a 680/1450/1200 clocked GTX 295 with better minimums. I've had both and the GTX 295 should do well on 1080p it's just not as good as a GTX 480. Just don't use to much AA or the card will give crap performance.
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^ the GTX480 is stronger then the GTX295 its a fact

its stronger then it in about 10%

and the GTX580 is about 16-21% stronger then the GTX480


if you can get a GHTX580 go get it again its much better then the GTX295 QUAD SLI
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what are these words, Stronger? This isn't a weight lifting competition. Where are you pulling these numbers. My overclocked system would be just as fast as yours if you kept your 580's stock. Plus I saved $600+.
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Dont waste your money with the gtx295. They are much better for low resolution. They have low memory/bandwidth and having two in SLI is just plain stupid. They are decent cards on a budget but not good for any current games.

People who are saying that the gtx295=gtx480 are plain retarded. GTX480 can max out crysis, a single gtx295 cannot, not even close. Stop spreading ur ignorance unless you had a gtx295 and eventually got a gtx480 like i have. The gtx295 plain sucks at 1920x1080 resolutions.
The GTX 295 is a great card.
I have a Single PCB GTX 295 (No Voltage Controller) at 712/1512/1215 without volt mod and this card scores 23000-23.400 in Vantage .
It performs on 480 level so please if you have to use the word ignorant use it on yourself.

Also I do not know what people are talking about AA ...I play every game including Crysis Warhead and Dirt 2 on 1920x 1280 on a 42 inch Sony with AA and AF full avg FPS 50-60 so really think before you speak.

If you haven´t actually played and tested GTX 295 Quad SLI then pl stop making stupid assumptions based on your negligable knowledge about GPUs.

A used 295 costs max 200$ a 580 triple that.
So I will not only save a buttload of money I will outperform every card that is out there.
And it will only be temporary ..until Kepler arrives and until then it is a perfect solution.

So pl people let us drop the wheter or not to get 295 ..it is settled.


Just please help me find good resellers and sites that sell a used GTX 295 with waterblock . For example ebay, etc^^
For max 160€/221$.

Thx in advance I really appreciate your effort
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what are these words, Stronger? This isn't a weight lifting competition. Where are you pulling these numbers. My overclocked system would be just as fast as yours if you kept your 580's stock. Plus I saved $600+.
stronger... faster... its the same lol


I meant a stock vs stock
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Hey Kung Pow you still have the gtx295 and I dont believe anything you say. THe gtx 295 will not max out Crysis your so full of it. I bet you had to do a lot of tweaking just to get it to run on the max resolution. I was playing it on 720p just to get some enthusiastic settings in.

You cant say it performs like a gtx480 because it benchmarks like it, Because in games which is what this card is for it isnt even close. So take that ignorance out of here.
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the 295 destroys crysis..

8x aa 1080P very high 45+ average


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Hey Kung Pow you still have the gtx295 and I dont believe anything you say. THe gtx 295 will not max out Crysis your so full of it. I bet you had to do a lot of tweaking just to get it to run on the max resolution. I was playing it on 720p just to get some enthusiastic settings in.

You cant say it performs like a gtx480 because it benchmarks like it, Because in games which is what this card is for it isnt even close. So take that ignorance out of here.
    
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the 295 destroys crysis..

8x aa 1080P very high 45+ average
I know it does I played Crysis on Enthusiast 1920x1280 1080p on my 42 inch sony with 60 fps really.

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Hey Kung Pow you still have the gtx295 and I dont believe anything you say. THe gtx 295 will not max out Crysis your so full of it. I bet you had to do a lot of tweaking just to get it to run on the max resolution. I was playing it on 720p just to get some enthusiastic settings in.

You cant say it performs like a gtx480 because it benchmarks like it, Because in games which is what this card is for it isnt even close. So take that ignorance out of here.
Sry but you neither have experience nor any exact knowledge about the matter.Please do not curse at me just because you have no idea.
The GTX 295 benches just like the 480 look a few sites back I posted my Vantage results.
23.000-23.400 is my max with my cores without Volt mod.
Please stop logically or don´t post at all!




People I need you to help me find a good used GTX 295 with a waterblock do you have some suggestions except ebay?
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I know it does I played Crysis on Enthusiast 1920x1280 1080p on my 42 inch sony with 60 fps really.



Sry but you neither have experience nor any exact knowledge about the matter.Please do not curse at me just because you have no idea.
The GTX 295 benches just like the 480 look a few sites back I posted my Vantage results.
23.000-23.400 is my max with my cores without Volt mod.
Please stop logically or don´t post at all!




People I need you to help me find a good used GTX 295 with a waterblock do you have some suggestions except ebay?
I've owned the GTX 295 and these 470s. What Simplythebest means is that the minimums on the 580 will be better. Since you don't even notice the MS on that card I don't think you'll find the difference that exciting. Also with current prices and your current setup the GTX 295 is a very viable option.

That being said there are quite a few reasons why one would choose a GTX 580 or GTX 480 over a GTX 295 (or two). DX 11, better AA, smoother gameplay and it's more silent (you're going water anyways though).

In which country do you live?
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I replaced my 295 with a 570 and the 570 tears up the 295. At first I thought they were not much different but I saw a huge difference on some games and I didn't see very much. I know that on one game COD4 that the 570 would do 400 FPS and 295 would only go 250 FPS average when overclocked. I think the 5xx series is much better than 295 I was considering the same thing as you but many complaints about micro-stutter steared me to one 570 and hopefully adding a second 570 to SLI them in the future.
 
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CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
RX360, EX360, EX360, and 480 Rad's XSPC Raystorm CPU Block Dual boot (other unnamed OS) and Win8 Pro QNIX QX2710 27" 2560x1440 @ 112hz 
KeyboardPowerCase
Corsair K90 Corsair AX1200 Corsair 700D Modded w/ External Radiators 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5 3570K GA-Z77X-UD3H 4x R9 290's 8GB 1600Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
1TB Hard Drive Win8 Corsair Dual PSU - AX1200 and HX650 Open Case 
Other
Thee 16x Risers and One 1x Riser 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 3930K 5Ghz Bench ASUS X79 Rampage IV Extreme 3x AMD 7970's w/ EK water blocks Samsung 16GB (4x4gb) 2400Mhz 10-12-12-31-1t @ 1... 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingMonitor
128GB Samsung 830  RX360, RX240, EX360 XSPC Raystorm CPU Block QNIX QX2710 27" 2560x1440 @ 114hz 
KeyboardPowerCase
Corsair K90 Corsair AX760i Corsair 700D Modded w/ External Radiators 
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