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hmm... gtx 460 v ati 6870

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  • 68% (11)
    HIS ATI Radeon 6870
  • 31% (5)
    MSI GTX 460 Talon Attack
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post #1 of 15
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Im not sure what to choose, sooo im looking for as much guidance as possible! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo this bad boy is 165 after MIR and comes with Dirt 3 (and shogun 2? can i get both? lol) and then theres the talon attack which is obviously a sexier 460 which is 135 after MIR but no added goodies .. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127534 soo suggestions?

*if anyone knows please tell me if i would be able to get dirt 3 and shogun 2 with the 6870 or just one... because if i can get both thats pretty awesome
Edited by twinklezz - 6/14/11 at 5:40pm
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post #2 of 15
depends what your system is if you have AMD CPU then fusion maybe a +
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post #3 of 15
If you don't care about folding or PhysX, the 6870 is definitely the better choice
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post #4 of 15
The HD 6870 is by FAR the better card, it destroys the GTX 560 (non-Ti) which is a improved and overclocked 460 but the best bang for the buck is the GTX 460. Some 460s on newegg go for 100$ with MIR so you could get 2 for a little for than a 6870 which is unbelievable performance for 200-250$ (Between a GTX 570 and a GTX 580)
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post #5 of 15
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Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post
The HD 6870 is by FAR the better card, it destroys the GTX 560 (non-Ti) which is a improved and overclocked 460 but the best bang for the buck is the GTX 460. Some 460s on newegg go for 100$ with MIR so you could get 2 for a little for than a 6870 which is unbelievable performance for 200-250$ (Between a GTX 570 and a GTX 580)
actually it is the sapphire 5850 Xtreme but due to stupid bit-coin they are almost impossible to find...

@op: The 6870 is a little ahead of the 5850 so for $165 it's great.
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btw im rockin a Dell so will the mobo screw me or am i fine
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post #7 of 15
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btw im rockin a Dell so will the mobo screw me or am i fine
A DELL what? If you notice my sig, I had gutted a DELL XPS 630i
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post #8 of 15
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btw im rockin a Dell so will the mobo screw me or am i fine
Well does your mobo have a pci-X 16 slot? also what is the psu?

Edit: can you take pics of both please?
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post #9 of 15
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psu is only 300w im gonna buy one of these video cards with a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139027 or something (500w corsair bronze yada yada good stuff).. and honestly i dont know how to open my inspiron 580 -_- i needa take a look at it and then ill take pics
edit**
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...8172538AAAq0g5 looks fine
Edited by twinklezz - 6/14/11 at 5:35pm
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post #10 of 15
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psu is only 300w im gonna buy one of these video cards with a http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817139027 or something (500w corsair bronze yada yada good stuff).. and honestly i dont know how to open my inspiron 580 -_- i needa take a look at it and then ill take pics
edit**
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...8172538AAAq0g5 looks fine
I'm assuming you're rockin' the standard tower...right?
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