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Title says all. A friend wants to trade me his used 250 GTS with one of my used 450 GTS. Both cards have 1 GB VRAM, but the 250 has GDDR3, and my 450 has GDDR5.
   
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post #2 of 18
I think he's trying to scam you. The GTS 250 is basically a 9800 GTX+ and is definitely not as powerful as the GTS 450.

So I guess it depends on how willing you are to downgrade to the GTS 250 so that he can have the GTS 450.
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post #3 of 18
your friend is lying..
post #4 of 18
Not worth it, if you can get him to add money, maybe...depends on how much money your friend adds
     
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post #5 of 18
The 450 is a better card.But not by a whole lot.I am willing to bet frame rates would be close anyway.
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post #6 of 18
450 has more cuda cores and dx11, about it.
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post #7 of 18
Why would you do this the 450 is obviously better.
    
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post #8 of 18
I'm amazed that this question even got brought up.
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post #9 of 18
why would you even consider this? confused.gif
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post #10 of 18
I have seen many benchmarks where the 250 ties or beats the 450. The only real advantage is dx11.

see the 9800gtx in this chart:

http://images.anandtech.com/graphs/gts450_091210205112/24679.png
Edited by mxthunder - 4/8/11 at 2:55pm
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