Re: So why should I buy a GTX280 again?
Well I decided. Ordered a BFG GTX280 OC from TigerDirect for $423.98 shipped. I feel nVidia is still best with drivers; example delivering FSAA first with games that normally couldn't do it. Will post feedback after arrival and some testing.
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