Any better options than 650ti for short card?

Discussion in 'Video Cards and Graphics' started by bfromcolo, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. skipsneeky2

    skipsneeky2 Diamond Member

    Joined:
    May 21, 2011
    Messages:
    5,037
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yup,i could recommend the msi model as well,loved mine.:thumbsup:

    With a fan profile of 55% speed,i never saw the card load over 65cel with even 1.225v pumped into it the entire time i had it.
     
  2. Phynaz

    Phynaz Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    9,829
    Likes Received:
    623
    I have a XFX 6870, and the fan is very loud. I would avoid.
     
  3. bfromcolo

    bfromcolo Member

    Joined:
    Jan 12, 2012
    Messages:
    47
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yes that's what the reviews say about the XFX single fan 7850s as well, sounds like the dual fan models from MSI and Sapphire are quieter but also more expensive.

    I started out looking at a reference 650ti 1G for $140 to replace my 6750, and these dual fan 7850 2G choices are $40 or more expensive, but also much more powerful.

    I guess I'll wait and see the Black Friday offers. Thanks to everyone who responded, I understand my options better and now have to make a decision, even if that's living with what I have until the prices on current generation cards get driven down further.

    Analysis paralysis in CO...