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I MEAN 460


I have a 5770 which is meh and an MSI board.

I have 120 to spend on a good mobo for overclokcing my cpu. I want a board with good MOSFETS, and 8+1 (or 2) if possible to find at about 120.

OR

Should I get an EVGA GTX 460 to replace my MSI 5770?
Edited by Sauce Boss - 7/19/11 at 8:56pm
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What is the price for the 480? If it is $120 actually get it. that is a very good price.
If it is not. I suggest to get the mobo, try to find one with 990FX , get better cooler & oc the hell out of the CPU. & wait for next generation GPUs if you can.
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 7/19/11 at 8:52pm
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Originally Posted by HeadlessKnight View Post
A GTX 480 for only 120 dollars? actually get that if you can.

Crap I meant 460...
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What is the price for the 480? If it is $120 actually get it. that is a very good price.
If it is not. I suggest to get the mobo, try to find one with 990FX , get better cooler & oc the hell out of the CPU. & wait for next generation GPUs if you can.

Also I said 120 not 200!
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Originally Posted by FasterX View Post
Crap I meant 460...
Which version. 460s are two version 1st with 1 GB VRAM & second with 768 MB VRAM.
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990FX will be better to upgrade to because it will be bulldozer ready. but if you change it to another 890FX I wouldn't even bother.
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Which version. 460s are two version 1st with 1 GB VRAM & second with 768 MB VRAM.
http://www.google.com/products/catal...ed=0CFYQ8wIwBQ

BUT, I think I need a new motherboard more... Can't find a good one fore OCing about 120?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FasterX View Post
http://www.google.com/products/catal...ed=0CFYQ8wIwBQ

BUT, I think I need a new motherboard more... Can't find a good one fore OCing about 120?
With a few more buck you could get this :
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128514
Which will be more future proof than any 870 & 890FX chipset. because it will be bulldozer ready. so you can change your CPU to newer generation one without changing your mobo.
Also this 460 SE is weaker than the vanilla 460 so I wouldn't get it. You will not notice that much of a difference upgrading to it.
Edited by HeadlessKnight - 7/19/11 at 9:33pm
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