Video card choosing help.

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  1. Westside
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    Westside Sogdiana

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    My local computer store is selling a brad new Nvidia GTX280 on sale for $249 and a Radeon HD 4890 for basically the same price, $259, but it is not on sale. Now I've heard that ATI is doing a lot better than Nvid this generation, my store is only offering these two for high end (please don't mention online shopping) and I need a video card as soon as possible, which is a more logical choice? These are Canadian Dollars BTW...
     
  2. coolbho3000

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    The GTX280 is faster, but you need a pretty good PSU. Go for it [​IMG]
     
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    I've got a 750Watt Corsair do you need those 1000W or something for this? [​IMG]
     
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    Elritha GBAtemp Addict

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    750 watt is fine. I've got a GTX275 and it runs perfectly on a 600watt psu.

    Just make sure it has two pci-e power connectors.
     
  5. pizzahutmaster

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    Dude. Go for the Nvidia card.
    Based on what I know Nvidia has the upper hand right now.
    Nvidia cards have CUDA and Physx