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December 6, 2011 1:54:49 AM

hey guys, I'm finally in the market to upgrade my video card (and sound card)

I want a Nvidia product. I'm looking for a nice ballzy card that will stand alone (no sli) for a few good years.

my PC specs are in my profile.

right now i got a BFG Geforce 250GTS

I like the Geforce and i also want to stay with Nvidia products cards.

my budget max is 200 dollars.

any suggestions?

thanks in advance,
Steadfast1984

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December 6, 2011 2:09:21 AM
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December 6, 2011 2:18:44 AM

I think either way his PSU will handle it, since he has a GTS250 right now.

If you want a Nvidia card that will stand alone in its class in terms of bang for the buck performance at $200, look no further than a GTX560. don't get the 550, it actually quite honestly, really sucks.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...

This one even comes with a free game.
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December 6, 2011 3:41:44 AM

i cant remember the brand of my PSU off the top of my head but its set up to handle SLI for gaming and its a 7 or 8 hundred watt. i know it can handle preddy much anything on the market at the present point of time.
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December 6, 2011 6:48:18 AM

Better yet, you might want to give us the model number. Just to make sure, because the 560 SC is a hefty card.
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December 8, 2011 9:18:33 PM

So i picked up a EVGA superclocked geforce 560.... mmmm mmm mmm. battle field 3 with maxed out graphics and direct x 11. the characters now have facial expressions when they talk. and my PSU has no problem running it. thanks for the suggestions guys
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December 8, 2011 9:19:38 PM

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