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Inno3D GTX 460 VS PowerColor HD 6850

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hi OCN. new user here.

im planning to upgrade my GPU. which one of these is the better one to buy? in terms of performance, lifespan, cooling etc.

PowerColor HD 6850 - http://www.powercolor.com/Global/pro...res.asp?id=273

Inno3D GTX 460 - http://www.inno3d.com/products/graph...0/gtx_460.html

both are at the same price. $171

also, should i worry about bottlenecking?

thanks OCN.
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post #2 of 38
oh the gtx 460 768mb. get the HD6850. it's the better card overall.
post #3 of 38
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nope. 1GB version of GTX 460.

so which one is better?
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post #4 of 38
GTX 460 1GB vs 6850

This might help
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post #5 of 38
+1 6850. even better if you crossfire in the future. CF scaling is very very good
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I'd get the 460.
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post #7 of 38
Get the 460 they are awesome cards
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+1 6850
    
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post #9 of 38
+1 6850
post #10 of 38
get the GTX460, its overclocking scaling is superior. you can pretty much get to 750Mhz on stock volts and safely run at 850 24/7.
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