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Old 11-30-2009, 11:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Should I upgrade my GPU?

I currently have a Galaxy GeForce 9600 GT GPU and I'm thinking of upgrading it to a Galaxy GTS 250.

Any thoughts if the upgrade is worth it, if I should upgrade to a more powerful GPU, or if I should just stick with my 9600 GT?

I have $150 to spend, but I don't know if I should save it, or just upgrade to the 250 GTS...
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save an extra $5 and get this. much better than a gts 250 for the price.

Newegg.com - XFX HD-487A-ZWFC Radeon HD 4870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Sold out on NewEgg as well as ZipZoomFly. ZZf has more to choose from right now:
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/ProductList3.jsp
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+1 to the 4870.
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Well, I appreciate you giving me that info, but it says they're sold out :/

Is they're any other site that carries the 4870 for that same price, or even lower?
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yes, in stock here and it costs $139.99, dunno how much shipping will be though.

XFX Radeon HD 4870 Video Card - 512MB GDDR5, PCI Express 2.0 x16, CrossFireX Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI at TigerDirect.com
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XFX Radeon HD 4870 Video Card - 1024MB GDDR5, PCI Express 2.0 x16, CrossFireX Ready, (Dual Link) Dual DVI, HDTV at TigerDirect.com
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