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[Solved] Evga 460 or zotoc 560?

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September 22, 2011 3:24:58 PM

Hi,

I am stuck between the evga gtx 460 (with lifetime warranty):
http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-External-Lifetime-Warranty-0...

and a similarly priced ($10 more) zotac gtx 560:
http://www.amazon.com/GeForce-Express-Displayport-Graph...

So basically is zotac a good company? I know the evga is kinda the tried and true manufacturer (the lifetime warranty is suppose to be great). But I think that zotac now is suppose to have something kind of equivalent to this.

Any thoughts?

Thanks!

More info about build:

APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: this week (closer the better, other parts are getting here today....)

BUDGET RANGE: $140 to $170 after rebate

USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: Building this for BF3

CURRENT POWER SUPPLY: Antec 750W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?Ite...

OTHER RELEVANT SYSTEM SPECS:
Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-Z68XP-UD3
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

CPU: i5-2500k


PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: newegg.com, amazon.com (USA)

PARTS PREFERENCES: really prefer nVidia because I occasionally fool with Linux and FreeBSD and the driver support is just better

OVERCLOCKING: Yes

SLI: Maybe (eventually)

MONITOR RESOLUTION: 1280x1024, (eventually 1920x1200)
September 22, 2011 4:03:49 PM

Go with the better one i.e GTX560 & If i m not wrong u can't claim these warranty in case gpu is affected due to psu.Also u r not going to spend whole life with same card ;) 
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September 22, 2011 4:13:32 PM

Go for the 560 Zotac. If your afraid of the brand, dont be, its perfectly fine. Have one of my cards, a zotac 460, used w/o any issues whatsoever.
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September 22, 2011 7:16:07 PM

Thanks for the replies guys. Just bought the Zotac card and it should be here Saturday!
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