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I have some good GTS 250's in SLI from PNY (1GB each) and I'm thinking it's come about time to get a new graphics card. But before I do, I want to know how much performance increase I'll be getting from another card.

Right now I'm looking at a GTX 460 1GB from MSI (Hawk). Will I see a notable increase in performance if I upgrade to that? (especially if I OC the 460?)
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post #2 of 6
yes. I did that have fun with the 460.
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post #3 of 6
Nicely overclocked GTX460 1GB will pwn SLI GTS250's.
     
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SLI 250's is actually about equal with a GTX 460, just a tad slower (Both at stock speeds). You may want to go with something that will give you more of an upgrade, a 470 perhaps? They can be found extremely cheap used or refurbished.
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by zouk52 View Post
SLI 250's is actually about equal with a GTX 460, just a tad slower (Both at stock speeds). You may want to go with something that will give you more of an upgrade, a 470 perhaps? They can be found extremely cheap used or refurbished.
But the 460 scales much better when overclocked. The performance increase between 607MHz and 800 (air) to 900MHz (water) on my GTX470 was substantial.

Plus you add in less heat, no scaling issues, better support, less power consumption, better upgrade path, etc etc.
     
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post #6 of 6
an overclocked 460 1GB "should" outperform your 250 SLI fairly easy
    
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