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Which is better N460GTX hawk or Cyclone 460GTX 1gb OC

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Guys,
just a quick post before i place my order, which is better for performance and just better gaming, 2 x N460gtx Hawk or 2 x N460 GTX Cylcone 1 gb oc
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both are pretty much equal in overclocking potential and performance, I think the hawk has a much better cooler, and has the benefit of the triple over voltage support (can adjust the PLL, GPU VCore and VMemory voltages). But either card will be a good choice.
 
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post #3 of 4
The MSI one has +80mhz to the core clock but for cheaper you can purchase the ASUS CuCore 460 which is cheaper by about $10 and overclock it yourself (I have mine overclocked by about 150mhz)

If you don't want the Asus get the MSI one.
Edited by General Crumples - 7/21/11 at 4:45am
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Hawk. Be warned it can't be water-cooled with a full cover block because of it's PCB design. The cyclone is a good card though. Get whatever you find cheapest.
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