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GTX 460 FTW or GTX 560 Ti FPB?

Poll Results: Which should I get?

 
  • 25% (5)
    GTX 460 FTW - $243 USD
  • 65% (13)
    GTX 560 Ti FPB - $297 USD
  • 10% (2)
    Other (Please Specify)
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post #1 of 23
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Hey all, I've been in a Dilemma for awhile, Although I'm quite sure what the obvious choice is, I would like to hear everyone else's opinion.

I'm planning to upgrade my GTS 250, my budget is almost enough to get the GTX 560 Ti FPB which is at $297 USD [GTX 560 Ti SC also $330] at Or a GTX 460 FTW at $243 USD, All brands are EVGA.

I'm currently limited on where I can purchase, I can do Ebay, but the prices there are around 20 to 50 USD Higher. Site where I'm gonna purchase below


All Prices are converted to USD.

Also budget is around $300.

Edit: No I'm not advertising the site, I just need some help, please, I have searched the internet everywhere, no comparison between the two. =/
Edited by gerickjohn - 4/26/11 at 5:31am
   
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post #2 of 23
Well 560 performs better, 460 cost less.
In the OCN way, I would say 560
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Even if its a 460 FTW?
   
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post #4 of 23
I would go with the gtx460 ftw. its like having 2 460's.
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post #5 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by gerickjohn View Post
Even if its a 460 FTW?
A ftw is just an overclocked ordinary 460 isn't it? I'm sure the 560 would still be better. If you overclocked the 560 it would be loads better than the 460 too.

I don't get why people pay more for the overclocked versions of carda. Why not just get the standard one and overclock it yourself for free?

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post #6 of 23
Wow, those prices are steep. The 560 is ~10-15% faster clock for clock, and in most cases will OC a little higher than a 460, so imo the 560 is the better option, but damn... 300 for a reference 560 is crazy.
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GTX 560 MSI Hawks edition
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post #8 of 23
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I know, I dont like it as much as anyone does, but hey, Thats how it is here. -.- Anyways, Yea, I'll go for the GTX 560 Ti FPB unless someone convinces me otherwise.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Aidan View Post
I don't get why people pay more for the overclocked versions of carda. Why not just get the standard one and overclock it yourself for free?
Pretty much cause some of those cards are higher binned than others, like for example my GTS 250 wont even overclock, slight adjustments = Instability and lower FPS.
Edited by gerickjohn - 4/26/11 at 6:16am
   
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gerickjohn View Post
Pretty much cause some of those cards are higher binned than others, like for example my GTS 250 wont even overclock, slight adjustments = Instability and lower FPS.
Good point Forgot about that.



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post #10 of 23
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ClickJacker View Post
I would go with the gtx460 ftw. its like having 2 460's.
Isnt that the GTX 460 2Win?


Quote:
Originally Posted by tx-jose View Post
GTX 560 MSI Hawks edition
I wish, But they're around the same price as the GTX 560 Ti SC, which might be a little too much, plus have to order it internationally, which I dont trust that much or can afford to lose it in shipping.
Edited by gerickjohn - 4/26/11 at 6:15am
   
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