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Hi guys, I'm itching for a new folding gpu. Which one(s) give the best ppd/watt? My budget will be around ~150.
    
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gts 450 iirc at around 900 core i think.....
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not very important, but is this card good for games, too? i play at 1366*768 (weird resolution, ik)
    
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A GTX460 gets more PPD and you can get them for under $150
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post #5 of 11
For around $150, I'd go with a GTX460. They're good for about 12k ppd when overclocked.
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post #6 of 11
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looked on nvidia's website, apparently there are 3 flavors of the 460. is the 192-bit a no go? even my 9800gt has more bandwidth...
    
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post #7 of 11
For folding the memory isn't important. Just advoid the SE models, the have fewer shader cores.
 
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post #8 of 11
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gotcha--I'm buying one of these soon. thanks guys
    
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See if u can find a gtx 295 it'll be able to give u 15k-18k and it should only be $125-$175 used
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post #10 of 11
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See if u can find a gtx 295 it'll be able to give u 15k-18k and it should only be $125-$175 used
will this run on my cm 500w psu? lol it doesn't seem very energy efficient, correct me if i'm wrong
    
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