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Old July 21, 2009, 01:05 AM
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I need to find a 500W gpu, i was thinking of the geforce 260gtx or the radeaon HD 4890. I don't want to change my PSU only the GPU which one is the best for gaming(overall)?
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Old July 21, 2009, 01:47 AM
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500W GPU?
I guess you want to say best GPU which will run on a 500W PSU, I'm right?
If yes pick HD4890 from those two. nVidia equivalent to HD4890 is GTX275.
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Old July 21, 2009, 03:06 AM
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yeah that's what i meant by 500W GPU, one that will fit my 500W PSU ;)
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Old July 21, 2009, 03:11 AM
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which 500W? i hope its a decent brand. if not you might have to upgrade psu too.

with that dual core you can run the gtx 260, gtx 275,ati 4890 no problem.
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Old July 21, 2009, 03:36 AM
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PSU: antec earthwatts 500W should be fine
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Old July 29, 2009, 04:41 PM
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like burebista said, the 4890 is basically the same as the 275...

ive seen the 4890 quite a bit cheaper at ncix, so you may want to just get that.. (lol i just said this in another thread :p)
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4890 would be the best bet due to its pricing. Wait for a nice price like that $160 at cc on the weekend or something (don't remember the exact pricing). the gtx275's pretty pricey now for the same perf. as the 4890
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