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Over budget
Its actually not if and if you look around theyre worth around $130
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post #22 of 36
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Its actually not if and if you look around theyre worth around $130
You can get the 768 model for exactly that much.

$117. ONE LEFT. OPEN BOX:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814121390R
    
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post #23 of 36
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Will the 460 handle my current resolution? I currently have a 1920x1080 23 inch LED LCD monitor.
It will play 99% of dx9 games maxed out @30fps +

Games it wont max out are GTA IV (only dx9 game that comes to mind)
It may struggle with some intensive dx10/11 games such as metro 2033

You might run into vram problems, but the card itself is very powerfull.


I would try to grab a card with the full 1GB of vram if its still within your budget.
Edited by .:hybrid:. - 6/14/11 at 12:34am
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Originally Posted by Majestic_Lizard View Post
You can get the 768 model for exactly that much.

$117. ONE LEFT. OPEN BOX:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814121390R
Is this better than the other 460 that I can get for $120? Or worse? I noticed this one is less memory...
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Would this open box be a better deal for me? $150 for a HD 6850

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161348
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post #26 of 36
On avarage you will get 5 fps more with the HD 6850 then the 460

The problem with these comparisons are they all were made by product review sites when the card just came out, and those numbers may now have changed since both cards have recieved better drivers.

460 and 6850 trade blows in dx10/11, varies per game.

Which games do you actually play/plan on playing?
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post #27 of 36
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Would this open box be a better deal for me? $150 for a HD 6850

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161348
I dont know, I sort of like to stick with NVidia lol
But if youre willing to risk buying off eBay, their deals a often a lot better than newegg open box, but they tend to lack warranty

For instance: http://cgi.ebay.com/SAPPHIRE-100315L...ht_1616wt_1139
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I would say the main game I'm going to be at least starting with is COD.
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I would say the main game I'm going to be at least starting with is COD.
COD is not intensive in the slightest TBH... pure console port. I play COD fine and im using a HD 5570 XD
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Also maybe Battlefield 2...
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