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Hi guys!

For the last few days I wanted to compare my old GTX 260 Lightning with my r6950 Twin Frozr III. The problem is when I'm trying to play with my GTX 260 Lightning I can see some kind of distortions on the screen (not in every game). I can't explain it to You very clear but it looks like when You put cell phone near CRT minitor. Of course they're not that much visible, but they are. Also in some games like RailWorks I can hear some kind of squeals coming from the card. (I don't have any of these problems with my R6950). I've contacted MSI Poland and they said, they don't repair hardware anymore, but only exchanging it to newer. What do You think should I send my GTX 260 Lightning to them and if, what GPU will they send me back? I will be in heaven if it would be GTX560 or 570
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They would most likely send you back something like a 550 or 460.
I would send the card off to see what you get, since you do have another card to use while the 260 is away.
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Originally Posted by thrasherht View Post
They would most likely send you back something like a 550 or 460.
I would send the card off to see what you get, since you do have another card to use while the 260 is away.
This. Which is way better than the 260 XD
 
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It's not a good deal for me to get 460 or 550 o.O Also replacing GTX 260 with GTX 460 is one of the stupidiest things for me. 550 is weak, and with GTX 460 I will don't get much difference on performance than with my Lightning. Also when I bought my GTX 260 Lightning it's price was around 350$ and replacing it with card that price was never even been close to that is just sick. I know my GTX it's used but it's not a good deal for me.
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It's not a good deal for me to get 460 or 550 o.O Also replacing GTX 260 with GTX 460 is one of the stupidiest things for me. 550 is weak, and with GTX 460 I will don't get much difference on performance than with my Lightning.
What... a 460 will stomp all over a 260. A stock 460 > a 285 in most cases.

Plus it's a DX11 card.

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Also when I bought my GTX 260 Lightning it's price was around 350$ and replacing it with card that price was never even been close to that is just sick. I know my GTX it's used but it's not a good deal for me.
Warranties don't guarantee you'll get a replacement at the same market value. They just try to get you a card closest to your current level of performance.

Lightning or not, that card is probably worth less than 100 USD today, used. Getting a 1GB 460 at that price is a nice deal tbh.
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It's not a good deal for me to get 460 or 550 o.O
Then just keep your broken card. Sounds like a good deal.

In all seriousness, you have absolutely nothing to lose and everything to gain. I have no idea why you are ranting. If I were in your shoes I would be extremely happy.
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I must think about because if they will send me something like 550 or 450... Then I'm gonna shoot myself.

Edit: And in my country is worth about 140$ for used Lightning. Just checked it.
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In all seriousness, you have absolutely nothing to lose and everything to gain. I have no idea why you are ranting. If I were in your shoes I would be extremely happy.
This.
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I Highly Doubt that the company will send you a 460, they may send you a GTS450 or GT440.
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I Highly Doubt that the company will send you a 460, they may send you a GTS450 or GT440.
But then again, what do you know, being trapped in the Aperture laboratories and all.
    
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