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August 10, 2011 3:24:07 AM

I am to the point where All I need to finish off this Home build is a GPU and A HDD. I had the Evga GTX 560 Ti in mind but the GTX 570 is looking more attractive each time I look at it. The Samsung Spinpoint is one the list for this Friday I just need a nudge in the right direction as far as GPU's are concerned. Best Bang for the buck. Here she is partially assembled. I didn't mount the cooler just the brackets

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t84/tinmann8/IMAG004...
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I've got $667.00 in to this point and looking to spend another $400.00 or less between video card and HDD.

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August 10, 2011 5:57:12 AM
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In my mind, I don't know if you get $80-$100 better performance when going from the 560 ti to the 570. This is a useful comparison review: http://www.hwcompare.com/8999/geforce-gtx-560-ti-vs-gef... You get a 10-15% overall performance boost from the switch, for a roughly 40-50% increase in price going from the 560 ti to the 570.
August 10, 2011 9:31:05 AM

Your logic is flawless. The GTX 560 Ti it will be. That means I'll be able to reach my intended target of under $1000 dollars. Thanks for your input.
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August 10, 2011 12:38:24 PM

If you have any interest in bitcoin mining, look at ATI cards. Because of the type of calculations involved, they are around 5x faster than nVidia cards.
If not, I agree that gallen89's argument for the GTX560Ti is good.
August 18, 2011 5:18:37 PM

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