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Old 09-18-2016, 06:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Best gpu around ~$160??

I need a gpu quick and I can spend around <125 (~$160 USD).
I don't mind if it is used. I just want to know whats the best gpu I can get for my money. I'm thinking of getting a r9 380 4gb but a rx 470 greatly outperforms this.

Any suggestions?
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GTX 980s are going for around 200 USD used these days, maybe you could find a 970 in your budget used. That'd be the best bet to look for.
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I see 970's around the $160-180 area on forums & Reddit's r/hardwareswap
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I searched for a 970 but the cheapest was 150. That's only 20 above my budget but I don't really have the time to save up. Any other suggestions? ( I heard that the 380 outperformes a 960)
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So looking at Amazon.co.uk if those used prices are anything to go by you're pretty boned. For that kinda money the 380 is really your only option.
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Update: So I just bought an asus r9 380x oc.

https://www.asus.com/uk/Graphics-Car...X-OC4G-GAMING/

My first gpu with a backplate
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Did you find a used one for your price range?
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Yup, 123 inc postage. Was it a good deal?
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Yea that's pretty good.
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