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@ OP - What is your powersupply?
A system with a GTX 295 should have at least 650 watts.
It's also very important that the rails can supply enough amps.
    
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For 150? That's an awesome price. You're essentially getting a GTX 470 minus DX11 support.

DX11 looks amazing in demos and benches, but so far game devs are really dropping the ball with it (ie DA2, Crysis 2...). I'd say its a damn good buy.
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Single PCB or dual PCB?
It's a pny xlr8 not sure if it's single or dual, what's the difference? Also it is second hand but it's only been used for about a month or so..

Edit: also ill be upgrading the power supply to a 650w or 600w Antec truepower hopefully that's good enough
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If it's that old it's the best deal out there ! Grab it as soon as you can . As said before , the only thing you get in minus from top cards is DX11 . Also , check this out . http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...time-last.html
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If you don't need DX11, 295 works wonder. Is a awesomely fast card.
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If it's that old it's the best deal out there ! Grab it as soon as you can . As said before , the only thing you get in minus from top cards is DX11 . Also , check this out . http://www.overclock.net/graphics-ca...time-last.html
I thought it was better than 480/570? Lol but it's only 150 so I'm thinking it's the best bang for my buck right now
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Good bang for your buck, I got mine last october for $220 and even at that price it was the best price/performance ratio you could find. I have a BFG dual pcb version so I don't have a warranty and the card gets bloody hot but it can max out BFBC2 at 1080p with all AA on x16 so I'm not complaining. Please note though, my card hit 95C with fan at 100% at full load, this probably isn't standard as I have bad air flow in my case but it is something to consider.
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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.
He lives in Aldergrove. there's nothing there. It's hard to find anything period. I would go for that deal if I was him. Just because of his location and the price he's getting it for.
    
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post #19 of 37
Really like to fold on that card for that price

Great price and good buy if you don't mind dx11 which others have already stated the reasons

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He lives in Aldergrove. there's nothing there. It's hard to find anything period. I would go for that deal if I was him. Just because of his location and the price he's getting it for.
Lol have u ever been here? There might be nothing in the town but fast food restaurants and grocery stores but within 15min there's a ncix and they usually have the latest stuff
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