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Hello again!
There is a guy(in my area)selling used gtx 285 ftw edition for around 140$.The card has following specs
Card Specs:
702 MHz Core Clock (648 Standard)
240 Processing Cores
2448 MHz Memory Clock (2322 Standard)
156.6GB/s Memory Bandwidth (148.6 Standard)
1584 MHz Shader Clock (1476 Standard)
Full DirectX 10 Support
2way and 3way SLI Ready
PureVideo HD Technology
nVidia PhysX Ready
nVidia CUDA Technology
PCI Express 2.0
Dual DVI-D and one HDMI Connectivity


He claims that the card is working perfectly and that a new one costs over 430$.Taking into account that it is used,is it worth buying?and what rae the failure chances of used cards?(i have never bought a used card before)
    
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I'd buy a new GTX 460 instead ...
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Buy it and use it for Folding/Physx
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I'd buy a new GTX 460 instead ...
What do you mean?Do you mean gtx 285 has lower performance than gtx 460? o.0
    
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gtx 295 ftw for $140? That's awesome price. I would definitely buy it if the card is good working condition. Also ask the seller if the card is registered for life time warranty.
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thank you for your replies everybody
@overclocker23578:yeah i will be using it for physx
@krazyatom:sure will!
    
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by gamerguuy View Post
thank you for your replies everybody
@overclocker23578:yeah i will be using it for physx
@krazyatom:sure will!


Offer him 100 cash see what he says
post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by krazyatom View Post
gtx 295 ftw for $140? That's awesome price. I would definitely buy it if the card is good working condition. Also ask the seller if the card is registered for life time warranty.
its a gtx 285
post #9 of 11
check this comparison
better performance & low power consumption and low temp for gtx 460
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/166?vs=180
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Originally Posted by gamerguuy View Post
What do you mean?Do you mean gtx 285 has lower performance than gtx 460? o.0
yes, especially after you overclock the 460....
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