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I was looking at Graphics cards and found these two I was wondering which is better, and is there that much of a difference between them since they have the same price? EVGA GeForce GTX 460 SE or the EVGa Geforce GTX 550 Ti? thanks for the help
Edited by xXTwingsXx - 5/21/11 at 10:56pm
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I was looking at Graphics cards and found these two I was wondering which is better, and is there that much of a difference between them since they have the same price?
The first one is way better

Seriously, though ... you might want to edit your post and actually specify what two cards you're looking at
    
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I was looking at Graphics cards and found these two I was wondering which is better, and is there that much of a difference between them since they have the same price?
Get a Radeon 6950 2GB instead.
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Lol, pretty sure the 460 is better. Thought that was funny tho.

http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/high_end_gpus.html

According to this, yeah. 460 SE

Or, pay less, get the Radeon HD 5830, best price/performance card atm, at newegg on sale atm. picked me up one today ^^
Edited by Bridden - 5/21/11 at 11:05pm
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The 460 SE is a faster card than the 550Ti, no question about it. For the same price, obviously it's a better deal.
    
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I think ill get the 5830, This is my first time buildeing my own and I have to order all the parts so I wanna make sure I can build the best I possibly can so I can play all the games I want on higher settings.
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I think ill get the 5830, This is my first time buildeing my own and I have to order all the parts so I wanna make sure I can build the best I possibly can so I can play all the games I want on higher settings.
The 460 is STILL alittle better than the 5830, but not enough to justify the 50$ imo. If you want to play all games on highest settings, I would go a bit higher up on the gpu scale. how much you got to spend?
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I have a little over $600 to spend. Here is everything im planning on getting it proboably isnt that great but I hope with $600 I can build a decent gaming computer,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.644141

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341022

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811166004

amd then whichever video card I decide on
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IMO
start a build thread
Just make a post , state your budget and your intended usage. There is a gang of folks that will fine tune the best build for your money!!! dont buy diy combos from newegg! (just my opinion)
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I have a little over $600 to spend. Here is everything im planning on getting it proboably isnt that great but I hope with $600 I can build a decent gaming computer,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboB...t=Combo.644141

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341022

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811166004

amd then whichever video card I decide on
Sapphire's new is probably the best card at a $150 price point. The only problem is it's availability; it's hard to find in stock. Appears to be on Amazon atm though.

And I'm not 100% on the case; it looks to be sort of mediocre. If I were you, I'd go with something like the Antec Three Hundred for a little cheaper, or for a bit more, the Antec Nine Hundred or Cooler Master 922. When it comes to cases, you get what you pay for. All three of those are fantastic for airflow and they all look pretty good, though the Cooler Master and Three Hundred are a little lacking in "flashiness." The 902 looks nice and performs exceptionally, though.

Good luck with your first build, I hope this helps, and welcome to OCN!
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