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Should i upgrade from GTS 450 to a GTX 460?

Or is it a worthless upgrade?
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post #2 of 10
depends what res you're playing at I guess, I would say wait it out and get a better upgrade later on.
post #3 of 10
No its not worthless! A GTX 460 would be a nice upgrade from a GTS 450 ( imo) I would get a gtx 560. Either way you will get a performance boost!
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Originally Posted by compuman145 View Post
depends what res you're playing at I guess, I would say wait it out and get a better upgrade later on.
I'm going to be playing on the default res of my Samsung monitor...


Also just incase you wanted/needed to know, i'm going to upgrade to a QSeries CPU and a P45 Mobo that can handle SLI
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post #5 of 10
It would definitely improve your gaming, but I would wait until you get yourself quad core 2 duo and p45. You can always upgrade your gpu after.
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Could yo go to a 560 instead?
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Originally Posted by krazyatom View Post
It would definitely improve your gaming, but I would wait until you get yourself quad core 2 duo and p45. You can always upgrade your gpu after.
LMAO, so many things wrong with that.

I think you mean a core 2 quad...
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LMAO, so many things wrong with that.

I think you mean a core 2 quad...
ya lol
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post #9 of 10
lol dont' worry bro, it happens to the best of us

Core 2 is the core name they gave it, it's like the i5 or the i7 series etc etc.

You had the core 2 Duo which obviously was the dual core, then the core 2 quad, which funnily enough had 4 cores

Just incase you didn't know

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post #10 of 10
I'd keep your GPU and buy a new CPU instead. And not really a C2Q, since they are pretty expensive. More like an i3-2100 (which would result in a platform switch, of course.).
After that, a new GPU. GTX 560, HD 5850 (if cheap), HD 5870, HD 6950, 6970 etc. You'll see a noticable gain. Very noticable.

However, that's not to say you won't see it now if you upgrade to a GTX 460 or a GTX 560, but with a better CPU I am certain I don't bottleneck my GPU's performance by a lot.
Edited by p4p3r - 5/8/11 at 4:47am
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