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SKYMTL April 8, 2013 08:09 PM

GTX 650 Ti Boost Roundup Comment Thread
 
NVIDIA's $170 GTX 650 Ti Boost has quickly become the go-to choice for gamers on a budget and board partners have been quick to jump on board. In this roundup, we take a look at cards from ASUS, EVGA, Gigabyte, Galaxy and MSI, none of which cost more than $10 more than the reference version.

Read more here: http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...alaxy-msi.html

Shadowmeph April 8, 2013 08:18 PM

nice cards would love to get my hands on one even though my 560ti is still good I definitely would replace it with one of those

YoungMan April 9, 2013 05:49 AM

These cards are dam good value. There's absolutely no point in buying a 660 now, since you're hardly getting much performance for that extra ~$50 or so.

The one thing that always bothers me is the large and unnecessary heatsinks on most of the cards. Galaxy nailed it by keeping it simple, while maintaining a smaller profile and low noise.

great_big_abyss April 9, 2013 07:47 AM

Don't knock the larger heatsinks until you've tried them. They're VERY quiet.

Just picked up the ASUS. Going to throw it into my HTPC and fold/casually game on it.

Shadowmeph April 9, 2013 09:28 AM

Dam I missed out on those cards sold beiore I even got up

Phill April 9, 2013 11:23 AM

How would a 650ti Boost compare to a GTX570?

SKYMTL April 9, 2013 11:25 AM

Perf would probably be about the same or slightly higher.

Phill April 9, 2013 11:34 AM

crap.. I should have bought the ASUS 650ti Boost this morning. looked at the FS thread before any were sold.... oh well. I take it you will test more cards in the future and sell them :)

Soultribunal April 9, 2013 11:40 AM

I rarely if ever dip into the emerg fund, but for my cousin who's got an older system (soo many cousins I help out lol) this was too good a deal for the performance to pass up. He Games 16x10 so this is perfect.

-ST

GalaxyTech April 9, 2013 11:46 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Shadowmeph (Post 701522)
Dam I missed out on those cards sold beiore I even got up

We've still got a card or two in stock at NCIX:
Galaxy GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost 980MHZ 2048MB 1033MHZ GDDR5 SLI DVI HDMI VGA PCI-E DX11 Video Card


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