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I will be ordering the parts for a new rig tomorrow, but I'm having trouble deciding on the graphics card.

Should I go with - MSi GTX560 Twin Frozr (australian prices btw)
or an MSi Radeon HD6950 2GB Twin Frozr

Would spending the extra $50 on the HD6950 be worth it?

or perhaps suggest a better card from that site up to $330

Thankyou
Edited by dragneel - 3/24/11 at 2:44am
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post #2 of 7
I'd say go with the 6950, Its an awesome card
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Originally Posted by dragneel View Post
I will be ordering the parts for a new rig tomorrow, but I'm having trouble deciding on the graphics card.

Should I go with - MSi GTX560 Twin Frozr (australian prices btw)
or an MSi Radeon HD6950 2GB Twin Frozr

Would spending the extra $50 on the HD6950 be worth it?

or perhaps give me a better card from that site up to $330

Thankyou
im surprised ur pc ddnt wash away with all the floods i just got the gtx560 myself but the gigabyte version and im lovin it atm quiet cool and running everything maxed out atm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bradrj1029 View Post
I'd say go with the 6950, Its an awesome card
leaning towards it, but can't decide if that $50 extra would be better off going towards something else.

Quote:
Originally Posted by IXcrispyXI View Post
im surprised ur pc ddnt wash away with all the floods i just got the gtx560 myself but the gigabyte version and im lovin it atm quiet cool and running everything maxed out atm
Lmao, I was in an area away from the floods. XD.
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Unless you're folding or dependent on a nvidia gpu, the 6950 is a clear choice.
    
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Bump. Still trying to decide :\\ if it helps the system im building to go along with the new graphics card will be something like this:

Case: NZXT Tempest EVO
PSU: Antec High Current Gamer 520W
MoBo: ASRock P67 Pro3
CPU: Intel Core i5 2500k
RAM: G.Skill Ripjaws 2 x 2GB 1600MHz DDR3
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Thought it over some more, watched/read some reviews, have decided to get the HD6950
thanks for the help.
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