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Old 11-01-2011, 06:49 AM   #1
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Question New Graphics Card

I've been looking around for a new graphics card since my ATI 5870 started kindly giving me artifacts. I've got about 200-250 to spend on a card and I just dont know what to go for...

I'm very open to multiple cards and can support CrossfireX and SLI on my board and have a strong enough power supply; I also have no real prefrence between ATI and Nvidia.

Anyone got any suggestions?

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Old 11-01-2011, 11:38 AM   #2
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Default Re: New Graphics Card

If the max you can spend is 250, you can afford the Geforce 570 (4 quid above budget at 254), but the Geforce 560ti is still a good card at a figure of around 180, and seems to only differ by around 10fps from what I can figure:
GeForce GTX 560 Ti vs GeForce GTX 570 – Performance Comparison Benchmarks @ Hardware Compare

The AMD (ATI) 6950 is well within your budget also, at around 230.

GeForce GTX 560 Ti vs Radeon HD 6950 – Performance Comparison Benchmarks @ Hardware Compare

The 560ti seems to be beat it however in quite a few games by the looks of that, at least in real world terms.

If I were you, I would save some cash, and get the 560ti
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Old 11-03-2011, 05:29 AM   #3
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Cheers Kage. I will ponder on your recomendations, might well be the 560ti i go for.
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I second the 560 Ti recommendation. The 6950 just doesn't have enough consistent performance for me to recommend it over the Ti 560. Both are fine cards however.
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