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Old 09-12-2009, 04:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Best bang/buck nvidia card?

Most budget video cards seem to be Ati at the moment, but being a linux user, using them can be a pain. Any suggestions?
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Depends on what you're going to be using it for; any gaming at all? GTS250/GTX260 are pretty good BFB.
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Default Re: Best bang/buck nvidia card?

agreed, the GTS 250 is pretty cheap, but it'll run most games well.
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