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Hey guys, planning my next flu upgradand and I was wondering what would be better. 2 gtx460's or 1 560ti

I would of course add another 560 to when I can.
 
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well two 460 would be better against one 560ti, however 2 560ti's would be better than 2 460's.

SLI 460 vs 560 ti - http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/314?vs=330
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You can get pretty good deals on 460's now, especially used ones here in the marketplace.

I'm trying to bring myself to sell mine since they are doing nothing but losing value....
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You will gain like 25-30% more fps going for SLI with the 460's , anyways i dont know if you have already one or if youre planning on getting both if thats the case then go for 560Ti , the 460 is a great card but also "old technology", so you can always grab the second 560 and make a monster.
    
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Get 2 460's!
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Does anyone know the FPS differnece between 2 560ti's and 2 460's?

Obviously 2 460's would out do a 560ti, but if I'm going to be getting a second 560ti would they smash 2 460's out the park or just beat them a bit?

Basically, is it worth spending the extra cash on 2 560ti's or just stick with 2 460's?
 
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Does anyone know the FPS differnece between 2 560ti's and 2 460's?

Obviously 2 460's would out do a 560ti, but if I'm going to be getting a second 560ti would they smash 2 460's out the park or just beat them a bit?

Basically, is it worth spending the extra cash on 2 560ti's or just stick with 2 460's?
my 460s at 870 core 2050 memory on Crysis (Very high, 1080p no AA) get me around 62fps. Maybe someone with 560ti's can let you know what they get.

are you looking to buy the cards? are do you already have one or something?

EDIT: found one, 560ti SLI at 950core 2200memor on crysis (1080p No AA) get around 75fps

My 460 SLI:



560ti SLi:


If you can overclock to over 900+ on a gtx 460 SLI you could more than likely close the gap on a GTX 560ti SLI at 950core by a few frames. With that said the gap can increase if you overclock the GTX 560ti to 1ghz, which is possible.

Hope that helps.

If you going to buy to cards then I would recommend buying the 460's as there going for real cheap and are beastly but if you looking to spend a bit more for a few extra fps then get the 560ti.
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my 460s at 870 core 2050 memory on Crysis (Very high, 1080p no AA) get me around 62fps. Maybe someone with 560ti's can let you know what they get.

are you looking to buy the cards? are do you already have one or something?

EDIT: found one, 560ti SLI at 950core 2200memor on crysis (1080p No AA) get around 75fps

My 460 SLI:



560ti SLi:


If you can overclock to over 900+ on a gtx 460 SLI you could more than likely close the gap on a GTX 560ti SLI at 950core by a few frames. With that said the gap can increase if you overclock the GTX 560ti to 1ghz, which is possible.

Hope that helps.

If you going to buy to cards then I would recommend buying the 460's as there going for real cheap and are beastly but if you looking to spend a bit more for a few extra fps then get the 560ti.
Thanks man, lots of help.

I think I'm gonna go for a 560ti then get another when I can afford it.

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Well for future upgrades, adding another 560 would be great for you. However a pair of 460s are a force to be reckoned with.


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well two 460 would be better against one 560ti, however 2 560ti's would be better than 2 460's.

SLI 460 vs 560 ti - http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/314?vs=330
Well it's no surprise that a pair of GTX 500 cards would beat a single GTX 400 card.
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Well for future upgrades, adding another 560 would be great for you. However a pair of 460s are a force to be reckoned with.

Well it's no surprise that a pair of GTX 400 cards would beat a single GTX 500 card.
Fixed that for you.

Anyhow, GTX 460 SLI is a beast, it's a force to be acknowledged.
But, if you get 560Ti and plan to SLI later on as you mentioned in OP, I would take that one. If not, stick with GTX 460 SLI.
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