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Anyone own one of these? Just wondering if it would fit in an Antec 900. Looks huge in the pic.

Thinking of replacing my unlocked 465 with one. Nice deal on b-stock right now.

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it should fit.
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It should....take a tape measure to your case and measure for 11.5" and if it fits well you have enough room
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Also wondering if it's worth switching. My card really does fine, but I've got the upgrade itch. Keeping it to a single slot sounds nice, too. Wouldn't have to give up my sound card

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Take a look at the pic below. It shows a HD5870 (11.1'') inside an Antec 900. So, a GTX460 2Win (11.5'') could be fitted if there is no harddisk blocking.

Regarding performance, it will definitely perform much better than your current unlocked GTX465. Basically, it is a tie with a GTX580.
Review: http://pureoverclock.com/review.php?id=1253&page=3

Whether or not to scratch the itch is something I cannot do for you.
With these 2 facts stated, you have to decide it yourself.
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Take a look at the pic below. It shows a HD5870 (11.1'') inside an Antec 900. So, a GTX460 2Win (11.5'') could be fitted if there is no harddisk blocking.

Regarding performance, it will definitely perform much better than your current unlocked GTX465. Basically, it is a tie with a GTX580.
Review: http://pureoverclock.com/review.php?id=1253&page=3

Whether or not to scratch the itch is something I cannot do for you.
With these 2 facts stated, you have to decide it yourself.
It's a 470, not a 465 now. I'm just wondering what kind of performance increase I'd see is all.

I guess my main concern is the fact that I can't SLI it down the road, as the 460 doesn't support quad sli.
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Check out a little review from linustechtips on it if you havent already.

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Someone convince me not to do this lol.

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Depends how much it is costing you.... Otherwise I would throw in a 470... and have SLI goodness.
 
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