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Graphics GTX 460, worth a buy?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by grritsshawn, 12 Jul 2010.

  1. Ph4ZeD

    Ph4ZeD What's a Dremel?

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    I don't understand your comment at all because I've not mentioned PhysX in the slightest?
     
  2. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Yea sorry I just noticed I'd quoted the wrong person! Sorry.
     
  3. barndoor101

    barndoor101 Bring back the demote thread!

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    you meant me :p
     
  4. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    I could get one, seeing as it's pretty much 2x faster than my HD4850.
     
  5. okenobi

    okenobi What's a Dremel?

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    Earlier in the week, I was contemplating whether or not stretching to 5850 was worth it. Then I started thinking that what I really wanted was Vapor-X. But at £270 it's just ridiculous for me.

    It's like Rich said, most "gamers" buy below £200. That's me. The last gaming card I bought was a 66GT and it was £150. That has always seemed about the right money to me, but with this thing, I'm tempted to stretch a little if I can find one with a quiet, efficient cooler.
     
  6. pimonserry

    pimonserry sounds like a party.

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    I have to say, the 460 1GB looks pretty decent. Especially given the overclock on that Palit one :eek:
     
  7. Lord-Vale3

    Lord-Vale3 His Tremendousness

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    It looks to me from all the reviews like most of GF104 is being used in the GTX460, so a higher end revision wouldnt be GF104.

    Hopefully those higher end revisions will be as good as GF104.
     
  8. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    newegg
     
  9. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    Well friday I'm going to spend the day trying to find one... Im stuck the evga superclocked 789mb or the evga 1gb version?
     
  10. GregTheRotter

    GregTheRotter Minimodder

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  11. DIZZY DAZZLER 2010

    DIZZY DAZZLER 2010 Tech nut!

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    Well I must admit I am considering dumping my crossfire 5870's in favour of a couple of these and having a couple of hundred quid to spend??
     
  12. rollo

    rollo Modder

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    5870 crossfired blow these away

    only thing that is close is the mad 480 setup in sli

    470 in sli is only faster in 1 or 2 games

    you would lose alot of performance for no reason at all
     
  13. Carper

    Carper Guru

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    Im sold on the gigabyte when i get home tomorrow if there in stock at scan ill order one.
     
  14. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    huh?
     
  15. Lord-Vale3

    Lord-Vale3 His Tremendousness

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    Right now the only 1 GB versions are Palits at Newegg.

    So if one wants to buy a 1 GB version RIGHT NOW, then they should go to Evga.com and get a 1 GB version directly from them. At their site they are selling the 1 GB version with the external exhaust setup - a little bit louder than Nvidias stock setup at it costs $239.99
     
  16. Slizza

    Slizza beautiful to demons

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    Now that's not true, and the price difference is massive.
    Price/performance....


    [​IMG]
     
  17. Horizon

    Horizon Dremel Worthy

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    I wouldn't weigh Anand's benches too heavily since their numbers seem to be off look at DIRT 2 benches (TechPowerUp vs Anandtech) the night/day performance for the 5970. There's some bottle necking occurring is what I want to say but not too sure since TPU is using the same CPU with a 15% OC.
     
  18. Slizza

    Slizza beautiful to demons

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    Even if you gave a few frames away the result still looks amazing concidering the price difference.
     
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  19. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    Someone post some marks on this thread when they get one. I'm going to head down to north Carolina
    tomorrow and probable stop at tiger direct to see if i can get my hands on one
     
  20. sleepygamer

    sleepygamer More Metal Than Thou

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    I'm very tempted by the 786MB MSI Cyclone one. Especially as I am going to America soon, and Newegg has it for just about £140 ($210 USD).

    I'll grab some RAM for this rig while I am at it. I just want something to add some spice to this computer, so I can keep it as a backup gaming rig while I build a more powerful one.
     

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