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Poll Results: Which card below to use my $25 coupon?

Poll expired: Mar 19, 2011  
  • 10% (3)
    HD 4650 total cost $10
  • 10% (3)
    HD 5550 total cost $33
  • 57% (16)
    GT 240 total cost $15
  • 21% (6)
    HD 4830 total cost $42
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post #11 of 28
get the gt 240 naw!
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post #12 of 28
On the other hand, it seems the XFX gt240 has a serious load of driver issues plauging it...
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post #13 of 28
Thread Starter 
added poll. please vote
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post #14 of 28
since I made a somewhat fail on the GT240, here is the HD5670, the fastst card out of your entire lineup, for 75usd

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102871

it also has a 10usd MIR to bring it down to 65usd, after your 25usd coupon, to 40usd. Making it cheaper, yet faster, than the HD4830 you have listed
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post #15 of 28
Gt240
 
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post #16 of 28
actually this is a better deal then the one I just posted!!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150504
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post #17 of 28
GT240 doesn't have any driver issues. If anything it would have XFX issues, seeing as how I don't THINK there's any reference model 240 (being a low end card).

The 240 is a solid enough card, I just personally have a hard time swallowing anything made by XFX. Just me though. My eVGA 240 serves me VERY well, even when my 470 is out of commission for whatever reasons (I have gamed on my 240 @ 1080p before without issue).

But the 4830 is definitely the strongest card out of those listed.
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post #18 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
GT240 doesn't have any driver issues. If anything it would have XFX issues, seeing as how I don't THINK there's any reference model 240 (being a low end card).

The 240 is a solid enough card, I just personally have a hard time swallowing anything made by XFX. Just me though. My eVGA 240 serves me VERY well, even when my 470 is out of commission for whatever reasons (I have gamed on my 240 @ 1080p before without issue).

But the 4830 is definitely the strongest card out of those listed.
yeah, I'm actually in need of a low end nVidia Fermi card (to keep drivers consistent) in case if my GTX570 bites the dust Too bad the GT430 really, uh... isn't worth the money, lol.
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post #19 of 28
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by ablearcher View Post
actually this is a better deal then the one I just posted!!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150504
$40 total cost not bad. I'll add this to the poll.
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post #20 of 28
I kind of hate rebates, they take so damn long if you want the full amount...I'd go for the 4830 or the 4650. The 4650 has served me well for many years. That 5670 also looks appealing.
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