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Old 10-18-2012, 11:32 AM   #21 (permalink)
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A PSU tester is about $30 and is very useful.
Also, check your mobo for bad caps (bulging or leaking).
Read up on forums to see what drivers are working for what games. You might need to roll back a driver since ATI (now AMD) and Nvidia are in a competition to see who can write the worst drivers.

The 560 Ti is a nice card.
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Old 10-18-2012, 04:36 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Nvidia is still much better than AMD for driver support (Crossfire owner here).

Updating drivers is a 30 minute process with AMD cards
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Old 10-19-2012, 12:27 AM   #23 (permalink)
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I'm in the market as well, and I think I'm headed in the direction of a GTX 560 TI. The 2 gig version is about 200 on Newegg right now.
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Old 10-19-2012, 01:05 AM   #24 (permalink)
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You can get a 660 for $220 though, it's a much better purchase.
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Old 10-23-2012, 05:10 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I was thinking that, but my current mobo only supports PCIE2.0. I do have one that supports 3 laying around, but im unsure how I feel about reinstalling my CPU in another board. That part of every computer build always makes me nervous.
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Old 10-23-2012, 05:17 PM   #26 (permalink)
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You can run it perfectly fine on a PCI 2.0 slot and it wont bottleneck, the 600s still don't max out the 2.0 interface from what I've read.
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