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Old 05-11-2009, 12:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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well i have a buyer for my 4870x2 video card he is giving me $330 cash.
do u guys think i can get a decent card for around $130 im not a big time gamer i only play racing games.
or should i just keep my 4870x2 video card?

btw my i7 is sold for parts so im basicly downgrading.
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Old 05-11-2009, 12:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If you do not game much pick up a gts250.

Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-1150-TR GeForce GTS 250 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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actually desided to go with the 260 for extra 70$

wich gtx260 video card to go with? there are soo meny.
Newegg.com - gtx260 216
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I would get this
Newegg.com - XFX GX260NADBF GeForce GTX 260 Black Edition Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

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Newegg.com - EVGA 896-P3-1255-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Yeh go with a GTX260, that will play any game at nice settings.
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Just go the EVGA and OC yourself....
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agreed, go with the EVGA, you can overclock it yourself. B
both have good deals on rebate though.
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Yes the 260 will be a good choice for you!!
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wich one should i go with
this one is Superclocked Edition OC at 602MHz
Newegg.com - EVGA 896-P3-1262-AR GeForce GTX 260 Superclocked Edition 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
and this one is the regular one Hefemeister posted
Newegg.com - EVGA 896-P3-1255-AR GeForce GTX 260 Core 216 896MB 448-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
they are both the same price.
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What resolution do you game at?
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