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Longo_2_guns
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 3:52 pm    Post subject: I need a graphics card Reply with quote

I have a maximum $300 budget, but less is better.

I'll do some research once I'm home and can look at good deals, but still any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nvidia 970 if you are at 1080p.

$290
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487076
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 8:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

R9 280X, preferably Vapor-X but more or less anything else with 3 fans.
Go on ebay and you can pick one up for around $170-180us, does 1080p in everything on a mix of high/ultra.
Downside is you need a decent strength PSU, i'd say 650 or even higher.

Otherwise R9 380X (<$250) or GTX 970 ($300)
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd say either a R9 390 or GTX 970 if you'll be gaming at 1080P.
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I didn't see that there was a thread just like this, but it looks like the GTX 970 is my man.

I don't understand hardware at all, but there should be few problems going from AMD to Nvidia, right?
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 8:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here is a tool that will help you completely remove all driver stuff. With this you shouldn't have problems

http://www.guru3d.com/files-get/display-driver-uninstaller-download,20.html

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 6:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sourdeez wrote:
Nvidia 970 if you are at 1080p.

$290
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487076

Aww, it sold out already.

Oh well, I'll keep an eye out for deals for this stuff. If I have any questions, I'll ask you guys.

On that note: is this one just as good?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121899

And thanks again.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 7:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I need a new graphics card too. The bloody price range for the Nvidia 970 series is still at $500. Been waiting since June. Sad
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

$299 for a strix 970
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121899

$310 for EVGA 970. I would say $10 more for a better warranty is probably worth it.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487136

Nvidia just lowered the price on all 900 series cards the other day but it looks like they were soo popular that they sold out quick.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Craig is in Straya though, prices are probably higher down under.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Green_Lantern's right. Prices suck down here. Our dollar also currently sucks, so buying from America will be equally as expensive, perhaps more so.

sad craig
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 4:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Data caps and high hardware prices?
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The ASUS GeForce GTX970 Sourdeez suggested isn't listed as $310, I'm seeing it for $381.89, which is $528.41 AUD.

In Australia, we can buy the same card for $509.

Goddamn we get ripped off.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2015 4:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

$300 is too much you will get nvidia's best under that I guess.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have an old GTX560, do you think that the GTX 650 is better



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