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GPU took a dump. Which nvidia GPU would=the old GTX 295?

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User Info: M DAMAGE

M DAMAGE
3 years ago#1
I basically havent bought any new computer hardware in like 6 years. My trusty GTX 295 finally bit the dust after a long career of service. RIP girl.

Anyway... I'm looking for an nvidia GPU for an alienware prebuilt desktop that would be on the same level of power as the GTX 295.

Anyone have a suggestion?
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User Info: HighOnPhazon

HighOnPhazon
3 years ago#3
Actually I believe the GTX 660 isn't quite as beefy as your old card
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User Info: M DAMAGE

M DAMAGE
3 years ago#4
I'm looking to buy a current NEW nvidia card btw. I think the gtx 295 is discontinued.

User Info: dennis941012

dennis941012
3 years ago#5
SLI 780s
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User Info: Shub

Shub
3 years ago#6
I'd say a GTX 760 should be similar if not better, but I'd get a 770 so it's actually a nice upgrade. Depends what you want to spend.
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User Info: MasterDonGero

MasterDonGero
3 years ago#7
650 Ti Boost.
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User Info: Cobra152004

Cobra152004
3 years ago#8
I don't know how accurate this Graphics Card Performance Hierarchy chart is, but convenience may make it worth a look:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html

User Info: Master_Bass

Master_Bass
3 years ago#9
What's your budget, TC?
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User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
3 years ago#10
295 generally fell below a 480 when 480 first launched, and Fermi has received more improvement from driver updates than Tesla since then. When 660 launched, it generally sat between a 580 and 570, and has also received more improvements to performance than Fermi or Tesla.
So, a 660 is most certainly better than a 295. A 650Ti Boost aught to be faster too, and I would go so far as to say even a 650Ti is a better overall experience, since dual GPUs tend to have problems.
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