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alright $530 and no gpu

#1xcmon3yx2Posted 11/3/2013 7:37:54 PM
what do i do, recommendations
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#2cuteboi100Posted 11/3/2013 7:39:44 PM
780
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#3EpicKingdom_Posted 11/3/2013 7:48:06 PM
You know the answer...
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#4xcmon3yx2(Topic Creator)Posted 11/3/2013 7:53:22 PM
EpicKingdom_ posted...
You know the answer...


GTX 770 and a 2560x1440 monitor?
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#5Kokuei05Posted 11/3/2013 7:54:14 PM
TF2 hats.
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#6Devil_wings00Posted 11/3/2013 7:56:58 PM
How could we answer? You gave no budget and once nvidia drops prices even recommendations are pretty much just going to be if someone prefers the green team over the red team. Just buy whatever brand has features you like in the given price range you can afford but wait for the nvidia price drops (unless they have already started).

If it's a 1080p display you are using (99% chance it is) then don't bother with anything more then a 770 or a 280x. At that resolution buying anything more is getting into serious diminishing returns. Unless you plan to upgrade to 2k in the near future.
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#7xcmon3yx2(Topic Creator)Posted 11/3/2013 8:02:31 PM
Devil_wings00 posted...
How could we answer? You gave no budget and once nvidia drops prices even recommendations are pretty much just going to be if someone prefers the green team over the red team. Just buy whatever brand has features you like in the given price range you can afford but wait for the nvidia price drops (unless they have already started).

If it's a 1080p display you are using (99% chance it is) then don't bother with anything more then a 770 or a 280x. At that resolution buying anything more is getting into serious diminishing returns. Unless you plan to upgrade to 2k in the near future.


$530, its right in the topic title
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#8cuteboi100Posted 11/3/2013 8:04:47 PM(edited)
Devil_wings00 posted...
You gave no budget and once nvidia drops prices even recommendations are pretty much just going to be if someone prefers the green team over the red team.


His budget is $530. And we're talking computers here, everything can be substantiated with evidence, recommendations are not simply personal preference.

Right now, the 780 outperforms the 290x, and is more stable, has lower temperatures, and not to mention cheaper. Unless you want to buy into AMD's new features of Mantle, TrueAudio and 4GB of Vram and such.

Using an HD 7950 and I havn't recommended an nVidia card in years until now.
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#9bsballa09Posted 11/3/2013 8:07:35 PM
2 760s.
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#10Snuckie7Posted 11/3/2013 8:10:13 PM
cuteboi100 posted...
And we're talking computers here, everything can be substantiated with evidence, recommendations are not simply personal preference.

Right now, the 780 outperforms the 290x


The irony, no it doesn't.
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