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Old January 8, 2011, 05:32 AM
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GTX 460 768MB

My friend got an MSI one for $125 + MIR and games so it was a steal. I got mine 1.5 months before my friend for $150 + MIR. I get a good amount of FPS for BC2 when OC'd on 1680X1050 res. At your res 12**X10**, the GTX 460 should be more than overkill.

+1. The 768mb gtx 460 is the only card that seems to be having good sale prices. Its a bit faster than an hd 5770 as well. My brother grabbed the same deal for one (125 with some games included).

If you can't afford the extra few bucks that the 460 costs, then the 450/5770 is still going to be fine at your resolution...wait for some kind of sale.
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Old January 8, 2011, 09:08 AM
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Did they get the one at NCIX that had like $100 of free games? I was deciding whether or not to jump on that. But it was at a pretty common sale price so I decided to pass on that.
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I can't wait any longer. Will be pulling the trigger within a few days assuming there is still stock available at NCIX. Should I get the ASUS GTX 460 768MB DirectCU TOP for $115AR or MSI GTX 460 1024MB Cyclone for $160AR? I plan to upgrade my monitor down the road to a HD monitor, but that could be anywhere from a couple months to couple years.
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dude grab yourself a cheap 260, paying new price is so meh, unless you got money to burn
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Old March 16, 2011, 08:58 PM
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I recommend the Cyclone cooler.
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Old March 16, 2011, 09:00 PM
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dude grab yourself a cheap 260, paying new price is so meh, unless you got money to burn
Why get a GTX 260 when I can spend like $30 more for better performance? And that's not even factoring in the insane overclocking.

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I recommend the Cyclone cooler.
I meant which one to choose because one is 768MB and the other is 1024MB. Basically, should I future proof or not..

Edit: The 768MB is $115AR while the 1024MB is $160AR. Leaning towards the ASUS GTX 460 768MB for $115AR atm.
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You can't go wrong with the 768MB at that price, especially at your resolution.
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how much do 260's go for anyway?
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Get the cyclone if your going to upgrade your monitor.
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Old March 16, 2011, 10:26 PM
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Around 80-90 ish....

BFG's are worth a lot coz their warranty is non existent. You might get more because it is an EVGA or XFX.
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