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Looking to do a minor upgrade

joeyck

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I just RMA'd my 6870 (which is around 247$) for a full refund, I have had issues with 2 back to back 6870 (its only me please dont think i am bashing AMD as I am not)

so now I want to upgrade, as my 9800GTX+ can't handle BC2 maxed out "nicely"

so these are my two options for upgrade :

Option 1 : GTX460 768 twin frozrII and a Hyper 212+

http://screensnapr.com/v/j2ztl7.png

Option 2 : GTX460 Hawk 1GB with 212+ which is a lot more.

http://screensnapr.com/v/GgJRld.png


basically I am asking is the 1GB version superior?
 

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basically I am asking is the 1GB version superior?
For the resolution you use, no. If you're considering upgrading your monitor to a higher resolution before your next video card puchase, get the 1gb. Doesn't make sense though that two video cards were bad. :ohwell:
 

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I know, but dude once I put in my 9800GTX+ it was just like a new computer, NO CRASHING what so ever, ran smooth, (not as much FPS) but hey smooth...
 

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Driver conflicts. But yeah I suppose you should stick with a Nvidia card then. :)
 

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Yea, please don't think Im a fan boy I love my AMD CPU but that 6870 drove me from hell and back!
 
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