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I had a oem 500w in my system before my sig rig and it could barely handle a x4 920 and a gtx260. I've learned that a quality power supply is extremely important, especially when a Crappy psu starts smoking. They aren't very expensive either until you get into the 1200w+ market.
Well really, even a $15 power supply is very expensive. That is, later on down the road. tehehehe
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I think it's better to go with a GTX 470 instead of 465 because unlocking/modding the bios will void your warranty i believe.
I know MSI covers the 465 GE's if they've been unlocked. Not sure about the others, though. You can even RMA them with the 470 bios still in there.
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I'm assuming about the same as I mentioned above: approximately 20-25% better performance. Although due to SLI scaling, two GTX 470s in SLI may have a 15-20% increase over two 460s in SLI.

However, having two graphics cards like this in SLI can require quite a bit of power. So, which power supply do you have?
GTX 470 is not "just" 20-25% better, it's at least 30% and in graphics intensive games like The Witcher 2 up to 40%.
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GTX 470 is not "just" 20-25% better, it's at least 30% and in graphics intensive games like The Witcher 2 up to 40%.
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How are your 460's performing with your 2x 24" monitors? I'm thinking of getting 2x 460 2GB to run 3x 24" monitors.
No bother what so ever, I think the 4GB VRAM is doing wonders. I play 1080p h264 on one monitor while playing a game @ 1920x1200 more often than not on high settings with web browsers + other stuff running too.

Potentially stupid question, how many monitors does SLI actually support when enabled? I remember hearing somewhere that turning it off and using the cards individually yields more monitors.

I ask as even on the quad-SLI configurations on the nvidia site, they only plug 2 monitors into the SLI and run other monitors off a seperate gpu.

http://www.slizone.com/object/sli_mu...ml#confoptions
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Unlocking an unlockable GTX 465 is actually just a matter of replacing the 465's BIOS with a 470's BIOS. So before replacing it, the BIOS that came with the card can be backed up. That way if something goes wrong or if the card is just way too unstable as a 470 (some are), then the card can be flashed back to a 465 without any problems.
And what if the 465 damages while using the 470 bios? Can the bios still be replaces on a dead GPU ?
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No bother what so ever, I think the 4GB VRAM is doing wonders. I play 1080p h264 on one monitor while playing a game @ 1920x1200 more often than not on high settings with web browsers + other stuff running too.

Potentially stupid question, how many monitors does SLI actually support when enabled? I remember hearing somewhere that turning it off and using the cards individually yields more monitors.

I ask as even on the quad-SLI configurations on the nvidia site, they only plug 2 monitors into the SLI and run other monitors off a seperate gpu.

http://www.slizone.com/object/sli_mu...ml#confoptions
You don't have 4gb of Vram. SLI doesn't combine the memory. 2gb is plenty for 2 monitors, though.
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And what if the 465 damages while using the 470 bios? Can the bios still be replaces on a dead GPU ?
If the card is killed while using it as a 470, then it's killed.

Although, it's unlikely that this would happen.
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