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Hi all,
Is it better to get 2x MSI GeForce GTX 460 Cyclone OC 1 GB OR get 1 EVGA GeForce GTX 580PART NUMBER: 015-P3-1580-AR?? thx
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I'd say the GTX580 man for better performance, but if you are considering costs, the 460's will fit very nicely for good performance.
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ok wb the evga gtx 470?
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post #4 of 14
for the money the 460s are definitely cheaper
for your performance and probably temp, probably the 580
if you got high res monitor depends
there are 2gb 460s, might cost more, so maybe a 580 in that case
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post #6 of 14
580 as it gives you the opportunity to upgrade in future or as the others have said 2 460 do great if your on budget. 2 460s in SLI are beastly
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kk but what im worring about the the brand MSI, is it any good? compare to brands like Asus, Gigabyte and EVGA?
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post #8 of 14
Price- 460

Any other reason go 580
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You can buy 2 GTX560's for the price of 1 GTX580. If I had to choose though I would go with 1 x GTX570 over 2 GTX 460's just because it will play games better. I have had all of the combo's. I can't find a game that I can tell the diff from a GTX570 to GTX580.
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ok wb the evga gtx 470?
nah if you want that get a 560
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