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post #21 of 50
BB4YB!

Nvidia 460/70 Sli or the 560

AMD:
6850 CF, 6870 Black Edition, 6950 2gb ref model.

You can get the 6850 for about $144 each AMR and they'll out perform any high end card in CF/SLI. Same goes for Nvidia 460/70 SLI.
Edited by DaRookie - 3/16/11 at 12:07pm
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Both variants of the GTX460 give superb performance for the $130 they can be found for sometimes.
Playing at 1680x1050 resolution, I cannot even tell the difference between it, and my higher end cards, plus it is silent and runs very cool.
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Best "Bang for buck" is to go for a reference design HD 2Gb 6950 and flash it to a 6970 IMO.
    
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post #24 of 50
It all depends on the resolution you will be using and how you use it.Extreme gaming at 1080p is around the GTX 460/HD 6850 range-because getting something higher wouldn't be cost-effective.Especially when you add in power consumption.If you are running triple monitors-those cards are going to be a complete waste of money,something more robust like a 6990 would be the most "bang" for the buck.
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post #25 of 50
I agree with amd-dude's last recommendation the 5770.

There are several people recommending a $200+ card and my thought is the 5770 will play most games out there for just over $100... now if you need to run crysis at max your not going to do that with a bang for the buck card... but bang for the buck cards dont run new games at max, its the physics of economy.
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gtx560 ti or 6950
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My 5770 has played any game I have tried so far on the highest settings. I got it for $75 shipped used. You could easily get a pair for around 160-170 and I dont think they could be beat at that price. I could be wrong though...
    
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post #28 of 50
6950. Flash it to a 6970.

Congrats, you now have $350 graphics for the price of $250
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Thread Starter 
I think my budget would be $200 max?
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Originally Posted by kevindd992002 View Post
I think my budget would be $200 max?
HD 6850 or GTX 460
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