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9800GTX+ to GTX460

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ive seen several GTX460's for sale on new egg. if i could pick one up, would the performance increase me worth $119?

i could run the 9800GTX+ for physx right? would i need to plug the two pci-e connectors in if i do?

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Yes you will need two pcie power connectors. Its definately worth the 120 buks imo. You should expect around a 30-45% increase.
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Hmm, i personally wouldn't do it especially at your res. your 9800GTX is about the best for a 19" monitor What res is that? 1440x900? Put it this way, my XFX 8800GT would max anything at that res
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i opted for a gtx280 from a 9800gtx when they were 500 bucks and it was worth it. Gtx460 will run circles around your 9800 and for 120 bucks DO IT.
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Hmm, i personally wouldn't do it especially at your res. your 9800GTX is about the best for a 19" monitor What res is that? 1440x900? Put it this way, my XFX 8800GT would max anything at that res
1280x1024 low res
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Yes you will need two pcie power connectors. Its definately worth the 120 buks imo. You should expect around a 30-45% increase.
almost 3X more SP and only 30-45% increase...

for 120 i think its worth it.
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1280x1024 low res
I really wouldn't at that res imho
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I upgraded from the same card to the 460 Hawk and really happy with it. Definetly do it.
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Definitely worth it dude, just go for it !!
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I have to agree with Roweyi7 I run a 19" LCD too and my 9800GT maxes everything out (please no cyrsis stuff).
    
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