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Indeed,no GTX460 vs the HD6850,or GTX560 Ti vs. HD6950?
Nope, this is pretty well sums it up. The 560Ti, meh. The lack of the 460 is a dissappointment though. The 768 Mb / 1 Gb one should have replaced the 450 they have on there. Those low end AMD/ATI GPUs should be replaced with the 250 too.

The only good nvidia cards out there is the, 250, 460, 570, and 580. The 570 is kinda problematic though with those weak VRMs but still a solid card.

Now, CPUs are a different story. Frankly, right now, you should not buy anything AMD until the release of bulldozer. Unless you are going for laptops. Just adding that in there before I get called a flamboiant fanboy.
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why is the GTX590 and HD6990 on the list.

but not the GTX560Ti or GTX550Ti?!!?!?

what is this? MADNESS!!1
GTX550 isn't on the list because its highly overpriced. When it first got released it was about $150 while GTS 450 was about $110. Thats $40 difference and when those cards ran at the same clocks, the performance was less than what? 10%?
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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".
Well that's just cus AMD makes the best cards right now.
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I have used this guide for the last three years and it is one of the best out there .The chart is prepared according to performance/price ratios and market prices and availability as of writing the article.Its also US specific so people in other countries might make different choices.

Use half of your brain and you wont go wrong with that article.
Edited by indus - 4/22/11 at 9:22am
post #35 of 58
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Well that's just cus AMD makes the best cards right now.
I'm going to have to disagree there, but just a little bit.

AMD lacks features sucks as Cuda and Physx, in games AMD has the crown since the price/performance is amazing and games, but nVidia has the most powerful single core card on the market (GTX 580).

However I would probably pick AMD over nVidia right now, HD6970 CF performance is ridicules.
post #36 of 58
So basically buy anything AMD?
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Should have added the 6790 at $150,single card is decent but crossfired these things are scoring in GTX 580 territory....just awesome.
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I'm going to have to disagree there, but just a little bit.

AMD lacks features sucks as Cuda and Physx, in games AMD has the crown since the price/performance is amazing and games, but nVidia has the most powerful single core card on the market (GTX 580).

However I would probably pick AMD over nVidia right now, HD6970 CF performance is ridicules.
Psh, PhysX.
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Kudos to amd for offering excellent performance, extremely competitive pricing, and improved x-fire scaling. I'm eyeing 6990 + 6970 or triple 6950/6970 for future upgrades. Now, if only card makers would stop f'ing with the pcb design so I can slap on some water blocks with ease
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OffTopic, anyone see in that review one of the ads for the 5770 had a price tag of $260.
http://www.thenerds.net/POWERCOLOR.P...7701GBD5H.html

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