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I can get it for 150 and was wondering if it was the best buy at this price range? Also there's a 4870x2 for 120 so what's the best buy at this range? Is there anything better at less the 220?
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post #2 of 37
I wouldn't do it, at least with newer cards, you could add more in the future. With these, it is only going to be harder to find them.
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post #3 of 37
disagree

A 295 for $ 150.00 is worth it.

Great preformance and will be hard preseed to find that preformance for $ 150.00
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post #4 of 37
If you don't care about directx11 go for it, gtx 295 is still one of the fastest cards till today and $150 is a good deal.
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disagree

A 295 for $ 150.00 is worth it.

Great preformance and will be hard preseed to find that preformance for $ 150.00
That's what i was thinking and at first was planning on gtx 460 for 150+tax but then saw this and was like this used to be the top dog and started comparing and figured that this has like 2x the performance matching the gtx 480/570 topping them most of the time but wasn't sure if the radeons or some other card were better? Also dx11 isnt a factor because it only supports 3 or so games lol

Edit: what card would the gtx 295 compare to right now?
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post #6 of 37
for 150$ it isn't bad a 295 is = to a 5870 which is about which is about 5-10% under the 6950.



you Can find 5870' for close to that price range, just gotta run with the high power usage and SLI problems.

personally I'm keeping my eyes out for 5970's =), if I see one drop below 300$ I'mma get it, looking at the performance specs its currently pulling I mean it keeps up for that price.... it dominates..
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post #7 of 37
To all the above, if it is new, sure, but do you want to risk your money with something that could be used/refurbished that gets as stressed as a dual gpu card is going to be?
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Single PCB or dual PCB?
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post #9 of 37
are they brand new or secondhand?
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295s are damn fast, id get one in a hearbeat at that price
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