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post #11 of 29
go for it......at that res you can turn all the eye candy all the way up......and use 9800 for physX
    
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If you want to buy it go for it, just saying theres no real performance increase with that kind of monitor mate, maybe when you get a new monitor you will see the 460 break a sweat but not at such a low res
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Do it!!!
You wont regret it, but be sure that is a GTX 460 1GB NON-SE card
Those has extra cores and perform a lot better than the 768mb or the SE versions.
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Do it!!!
You wont regret it, but be sure that is a GTX 460 1GB NON-SE card
Those has extra cores and perform a lot better than the 768mb or the SE versions.
Actually, given his resolution, the 768MB (non SE) would be just fine. But the 1GB wouldn't hurt anything (cough GTA IV cough cough).

And you will certainly see increases, even at such a low resolution. I can gaurantee you can't max out any DX11 games currently, since you don't have DX11. Plus, you'll be able to completely max AA with the 460.

For $120, its certainly worth it. And keep that 9800 as PhysX. It's also handy if you ever get another monitor, get bored one day, and decide to use both monitors.

And yes, both GPU's will require the power plugs to be hooked up (6pin).
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I just came from a 1GB 9600GT to the card in my sig, you won't regret it.
 
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I just came from a 1GB 9600GT to the card in my sig, you won't regret it.
Your not using a 460
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I went from a 9800GTX+ to the 460, mostly for Folding, but I also noticed a decent improvement in my games. It got to the point my CPU was bottlenecking it (big surprise there). I say go for it
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I just came from a 1GB 9600GT to the card in my sig, you won't regret it.
You also use a 24" monitor @ 1080p whereas the OP only uses a very low res with a small 19" monitor, bare that in mind guys
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You also use a 24" monitor @ 1080p whereas the OP only uses a very low res with a small 19" monitor, bare that in mind guys
I did bare that in mind. And his current GPU is still going to be showing its age, even at a lower resolution.

Do I need to bench off my 580 vs. my GT240 when I get it...on my 19" monitor to prove it?
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I did bare that in mind. And his current GPU is still going to be showing its age, even at a lower resolution.

Do I need to bench off my 580 vs. my GT240 when I get it...on my 19" monitor to prove it?
ikr, its always nice to have more fps even wen u are on a low res.
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