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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?
i got my gtx 460 used for $115 on ebay. waranty, great deal. not saying you have to buy used. all im saying is that if you really shop around, you may get some good deals.
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post #32 of 37
I say go for it. Or can I interest you in some GTX 285s with EK WBs for the same price?
post #33 of 37
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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?
i hope you don't plan to run it in your antec 300 case and on that 400W PSU the case is too small and that PSU is way underpowered for a 295. but for 150 its a pretty good deal
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Dont get it, i have had so many problems with numerous 295's, microstutter, tearing, heat problems, they are a pain in the butt!
    
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I wouldn't. I don't do dual GPU setups anymore, some people call me crazy but I see that stuttering. It's not present in a single GPU setup.
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Dont get it, i have had so many problems with numerous 295's, microstutter, tearing, heat problems, they are a pain in the butt!
Ahh, had my mind set on the 295 and then I hear about microstuttering and gtx 460s for 115, I think I'm just going to wait it out and see if I can get a 5870 or the likes around this price range

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I was going to buy a new power supply and replace the case when I get a new client who wants a cheap case lol
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How much of an upgrade is an 4870 over a 4850? I can get one for $5 if I sell my card(have a buyer)
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