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My monitor is 1600x900. At that resolution should i jsut get a gtx 550 and save the money or get the 560. Will the 55o perform well at mt resolution.
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560 Ti
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post #3 of 12
Even though its a lower resolution, I'd still opt for the stronger card.
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post #4 of 12
For the same price as a GTX 550 Ti you can buy a GTX 460, which is faster. But if you play games like COD or BFBC2, then a GTX 550 would suffice. A GTX560Ti is a better and most cost effective choice.
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Moar powar is always better.
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post #6 of 12
460 imo. Faster than the 550, cheaper than the 560. Any of those 3 should chew up 1600x900, but the 550 is the worst value.
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in price/performance, 5770 > 550 Ti. best choice for you is 460 768MB, has a better price/performance than the 5770, and will play exceptionally well on 1600x900.
    
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post #8 of 12
Another vote for the GTX460 768MB. They are the same price point as a GTX550, but for a 1600x900 resolution, they are more optimized. The GTX460 768MB has a lower pixel fill rate and memory bandwidth, but these attributes don't matter much at these lower resolutions, the higher raw processing power and texture fill rate will take the gold. It's a perfect tradeoff for the lower resolution application. More bang for the buck.

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post #9 of 12
The 460 768 is a better buy for cheaper considering it performs better and costs less.
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post #10 of 12
I'd definitely go for a gtx 460 768mb card in your case. They are quite cheap now and should easily play anything at 1600x900.
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