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460 vs 460 SSC

post #1 of 5
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hello guys witch one is the best choice here ?

Can I buy the Sparkle version and overclock it by myself ? or Is much better if i just buy the SSC version ?

Geforce Sparkle GTX 460 1gb for $110
Core Clock: 700MHz
Shader Clock: 1400MHz
Stream Processors: 336 Processor Cores


or EVGA GTX 460 SSC for $149
Core Clock: 850 MHz (v.s 720 MHz reference)
Shader Clock: 1700 Mhz (v.s 1440 MHz reference)
Stream Processors: 336 Processor Cores
post #2 of 5
Does the EVGA use an aftermarket cooler ? If not then get the Sparkle and overclock it yourself.
post #3 of 5
i got the SSC's the cooling is rather reference but i never crack above 65c with it in furmark and such plus to i got a free 10 year warranty with it ^-^
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With that big a price diff I'd get the Sparkle and OC it myself.
    
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Originally Posted by brettjv View Post
With that big a price diff I'd get the Sparkle and OC it myself.
Yeah, it sounds like a rip-off imo. Just adjust the voltage and clocks gradually get it "SSC'd" as EVGA call it, yourself for much less.
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