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Geforce GTX280 and RADEON HD 5770

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December 20, 2009 6:22:20 AM

Hi.I have a choice between nVidia Geforce GTX280 and Sapphire RADEON HD 5770 please tell me which one should i buy(price is same)

thanks!
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December 20, 2009 6:33:37 AM

The GTX 280 is 20-25% more powerful but it also uses close to twice as much power so make sure your PSU can handle that. If not you may want to go for the HD5770 instead as it should be fine for most PSU and is also DX11 compatible.
December 20, 2009 6:44:07 AM

jyjjy said:
The GTX 280 is 20-25% more powerful but it also uses close to twice as much power so make sure your PSU can handle that. If not you may want to go for the HD5770 instead as it should be fine for most PSU and is also DX11 compatible.


PSU is Chieftec turbo series 750w GTX 280 is used for 8 monts,Radeon is new.
i'm Building my first PC and don't Know Much.

thanks for answer!
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December 20, 2009 7:38:02 AM

GTX 280 is powerful than HD 5770.
Even if ur PSU is 70% efficient it will run the 280.Any lower and I won't trust the quality.

If the price is same the 280 is the way to go.
December 20, 2009 8:01:11 AM

thanks!
December 20, 2009 10:25:28 AM

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GTX280 is more powerful, however you can get a 5850 for almost the same price as the GTX280.

The ATI 5850 would be faster and is priced similarly.

Thanks! used GTX i can get for 200,5850 is 450
December 20, 2009 10:56:02 AM

Thanks! I'm in Estonia and everything is expensive here
December 20, 2009 4:31:55 PM

which graphics card should i get?

GeForce GTS250, Over clock, PCI Express, 1GB GDDR3, 256bit, dual DVI + HDTV + Dongle, HP2-858 Fan.
or
INNOVISION GeForce 9800 GT, PCI Express, Green, 1GB GDDR3, 256bit, DVI + VGA + HDMI, 14A810B
or
ASUS Nvidia Geforce GTS250 Dark Knight 4 pipe Cooler, 512MB DDR3, 256 Bit (Dual DVI, HDTV Out, HDMI(Using Converter) + VGA (Using Converter)) PCI Express (Graphics Plus with Cuda)
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December 20, 2009 6:37:19 PM

See the hierarchy chart here:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-310-5970,24...

which is from this article:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-310-5970,24...

Here's the "winners" from THG's latest (December) GFX Roundup
Best Graphics Cards For The Money: December '09


$50 - HD 4650
$65 - HD 4670 / 9600 GSO
$85 - 9600 GT
$95 - 9600 GT / HD 4830
$110 - GTS 250 512 MB
$120 - GTS 250 1 GB
$155 - HD 5770 / GTX 260
$200 - HD 4890
$240 - 2 x GTS 250
$310 - No winner (HD 5850 Honorable Mention)
$330 - 2 x GTX 260 / 2 x HD 5770
$400 - 2 x HD 4890
$410 - No winner (HD 5870 Honorable Mention)
$465 - No winner (GTX 295 Honorable Mention)
$625 - No winner (HD 5970 Honorable Mention)
!