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Old March 29, 2011, 01:39 PM
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WOW i just looked at ATI offering, seems like the 6950 1GB is better and cheaper then 560ti.... i can get a XXX version from xfx cheaper then the MSI one

oh i meant p67 yes, sorry about that green... but thank you for the info anyway :)

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Old March 29, 2011, 01:47 PM
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WOW i just looked at ATI offering, seems like the 6950 1GB is better and cheaper then 560ti.... i can get a XXX version from xfx cheaper then the MSI one

Keep in mind you chose a 560 with aftermarket cooling already attached. Reference cards can be found for $210-220
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Old March 29, 2011, 01:48 PM
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looking at the review for the 560 on hardware canucks, it looks like it gets beat by the 6950 at a res 1900x1200 which is the res she will be playing at, so seems like the 6950 is the better buy, as far as 2 gb goes, i dont see the reason to get one, its only a frame or two different, is there something im not looking at?
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Old March 29, 2011, 02:02 PM
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the nv card will be good if you intend to make use of physx/cuda, else :

AMD Radeon HD 6950 1 GB Review - Page 22/26 | techPowerUp

they are more or less the same. id still go for the 2gb buffer 6950 though.
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Old March 29, 2011, 02:11 PM
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thanks dangtx.... hmm okay so i got a cheaper psu, but still not made out of glue and cardboard, i have 52 dollars to spare, im thinking now what should i do with the 52?
get a better monitor?
change to p67 and k series CPU,
OR a 570 with one free gift
NCIX.com - Buy MSI GeForce GTX 570 OC Fermi 786MHZ 1280MB 4.2GHZ GDDR5 2XDVI Mini-HDMI PCI-E DirectX 11 Video Card - MSI/MicroStar - N570GTX-M2D12D5/OC - in Canada


im leaning towards the video card a tiny bit more then cpu and memory, over monitor
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i would go for p67 and 2500k.

that will give you the most bang per buck, i believe.
when you overclock, that is. itll be super easy. you can do it on stock cooler,
or on the aftermarket one that you chose. i would sacrifice aftermarket cooling for the time being vs better cpu
,well,the ability to oc, and better gpu. but thats just me :)
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Old March 29, 2011, 02:18 PM
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yeah hard to choose.... have a cpu that can run faster, or have a better card... wonder what would give me overall better fps.....
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Old March 29, 2011, 02:33 PM
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The better card, usually. Most games tend to be GPU limited rather than CPU limited.
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Old March 29, 2011, 02:41 PM
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would NCIX price match a "Cash price" listed on sites, cause i found a k series the same price and the regular here
Infonec Computers - Computer parts Canada, PC Components, laptop computers, motherboards, processors, CPUs and much more : Intel BOX CORE I5 2500K 3.30GHZ4C 4T 6M S1155 TB ULKD

how does price match at ncix work? is it in store only? like i have to go pick up the part, or can it be shiped price matcheD?

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It's a button in the cart when you place the order. If they don't accept it they will email you to give you the option of cancelling the order, or accepting their price.

Also, please use the edit button when you have something to add to a previous post. Double-posting is against the forum rules.
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