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With six new graphics cards released since our last update, this month's column sees recommendations all switched around and prices shifting in a big way. Learn all about the latest products and where they fit into the price/performance equation here!
Tom's Hardware Source: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...-590,2912.html
Edited by xxxitrxxx - 4/20/11 at 11:37pm
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post #2 of 58
nice guide. always love to see stuff like this. always makes me want to buy a gfx card as well
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post #3 of 58
biased review is biased.
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Toms is not the worlds most reliable source of information. I lost faith in them a few years ago along with semi-accurate.com.
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biased review is biased.
Yeah, why did they even bother writing an article? They should have made 1 little post "Buy anything AMD/ATI in that price range".
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biased review is biased.
Based on what?
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Based on what?
The highest bidder..
Tom's has proven this on a few occasions.
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Yeah, why did they even bother writing an article? They should have made 1 little post "Buy anything AMD/ATI in that price range".
Indeed,no GTX460 vs the HD6850,or GTX560 Ti vs. HD6950?
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The highest bidder..
Tom's has proven this on a few occasions.
First I've heard of this.
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LOL Tom's Hardware...
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