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I've seen one review so far so please correct me if im mistaken but it seems to beat it out on almost everything (all the benchmarks and all but two games) even thou by a narrow margin. I'm wanting yalls advice on this until I can get a HD6950 Twin 3. I know this card had/has a driver issue with mafia 2 but that will be fixed as I know that for sure.

So what you guys think for a temp gaming card?
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I hope you mean HD6790.

In that case, it blows the 550ti to dust while being slightly cheaper.


Cmon, the 550ti was never the best b4tb card lol.


Edit: Ouch! I see you mean gtx560ti. Nah, it wasn't the best b4tb either.

The HD6950 matches the GTX570 while being quite a lot cheaper (at least in Europe the difference is almost 100€) so judge by yourself.
   
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I hope you mean HD6790.

In that case, it blows the 550ti to dust while being slightly cheaper.


Cmon, the 550ti was never the best b4tb card lol.


Edit: Ouch! I see you mean gtx560ti. Nah, it wasn't the best b4tb either.

The HD6950 matches the GTX570 while being quite a lot cheaper (at least in Europe the difference is almost 100€) so judge by yourself.
naw I meant the HD6790 over the 550ti.
    
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but yea it would serve as a temp card untill funds can be raised for a HD 6950 Twin 3.
    
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JFYI 550 ti never been a bang for your buck.
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definitely go with gtx 460 for the most bang for buck!
    
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A GTX 460 768mb is still the better option.
    
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definitely go with gtx 460 for the most bang for buck!
Goal is $150 dollar card > HD6950 Twin 3 > CF HD 6950 Twin 3 and in the middle of that I might have to upgrade the PSU, this is not a pure balls to the wall after being dragged across the floor overclocking computer its a gaming rig that may fold over night to help the cause but not a folding team ready computer........
    
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GTX460 1GB>HD6790>GTX460 768MB>550Ti

In Spain the HD6790 is 50€ cheaper than the GTX460, so it's a better deal than the GTX460.


It all depends on your budget tbh.
   
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GTX460 1GB>HD6790>GTX460 768MB>550Ti

In Spain the HD6790 is 50€ cheaper than the GTX460, so it's a better deal than the GTX460.


It all depends on your budget tbh.
its $30 dollars cheaper here.
    
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