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Not worth it imo because of microshuttering issues and power hogging, no DX11 and performance close to a GTX 470 which sells for under $200 on ebay.
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Not worth it imo because of microshuttering issues and power hogging, no DX11 and performance close to a GTX 470 which sells for under $200 on ebay.
What exactly is microstuttering?
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Not worth it imo because of microshuttering issues and power hogging, no DX11 and performance close to a GTX 470 which sells for under $200 on ebay.
Microstutter is not experienced by everyone.

The "power hogging" you are talking about is exaggerated. The GTX295 barely uses more power than a GTX280.
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/Z...TX_295/28.html

The GTX295 is ~15% faster than the GTX470. Why would the OP get a slower card for $200, when he can get a faster one for $150?
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It's still a great card, no directx 11, but directx 10 or 9 will be supported in every game for a few years I'd imagine.

Great budget card.
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Going to pick up this weekend, hoping it'll hold me down till ps4,xbox3, etc.. Come out
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Shortly: Yes. GTX295 is definitely still worth it. Go for it
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295 = space heater!
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Simply put: Yes, a GTX 295 is worth it for $150 if you currently have no use for DX11.
    
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Yes. Do it.
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295 = space heater!
Can't be worse than my 4850 that idles at 70 and maxes out at 95 in games
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