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Old September 22, 2011, 07:46 AM
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Is the only reason you said a non-Ti GTX 560 because it would break the budget? I'm just wondering if you have had any issues with them since you said the non-reference 6850s are hot and loud.
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Old September 22, 2011, 09:34 AM
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@GT7R,

Is the only reason you said a non-Ti GTX 560 because it would break the budget? I'm just wondering if you have had any issues with them since you said the non-reference 6850s are hot and loud.
It was just because of the budget, the 560Ti is an excellent card.
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Old September 22, 2011, 12:14 PM
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Also, which brand (correct term?) of 460 would you guys recommend? MSI, Gigabyte, EVGA, ASUS...?
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Old September 22, 2011, 12:16 PM
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Also, which brand (correct term?) of 460 would you guys recommend? MSI, Gigabyte, EVGA, ASUS...?
XFX for second hand since they have the transferable warranty.
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Old September 22, 2011, 01:37 PM
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XFX for second hand since they have the transferable warranty.
I am in Europe and I don't think same terms apply here so I think I'll go for a new one. Would you still recommend XFX?

EDIT: I checked their European website and it seems they don't have any nVidia products listed. Maybe they don't offer any nVidia cards in Europe...
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Old September 22, 2011, 02:20 PM
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I have had good experience with XFX, MSI, EVGA, ASUS but on the flip side I have also had to rma MSI, EVGA, and though I never rmaed it Asus (card died no warranty)

So 6 of one half a dozen of another, now if I am interested in a certain card, I find myself researching forum posts rather than reviews.

I will say that IMO cooler options , MSI's twinfrozer's, asus DCII's, ect are very appealing if sound is a issue. And if you plan on keeping the card for any length of time warranty and support for your area plays a factor too.

Personally I like to stick with top tier manufactures since if something goes wrong then things "can" be easier. Jetway RMA horrible. ugg
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Old September 28, 2011, 09:20 AM
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Btw guys, what brand would you recommend for memory? Corsair? Is that a good one?

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Corsair, Mushkin and G.Skill are all good
I recommend low profile ram... I have blocking ram slots with my cpu cooler. I have Mushkin blackline enhanced frostbyte and it is nice low profile ram with heat spreaders, also it is very cheap at $50 or less for an 8gb kit.
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