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post #11 of 26
get this. galaxy is a great reliable company. also this will trade punches evenly with a 460 1GB 460

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162052

this is a seriously better deal than the one you originally posted.
    
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No, you can get a 460 1gb for around that price.
    
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Why is everyone downing on the GeForce GTX 460 SE but saying the GeForce GTX 460 768MB is better? I though they were both cut down, just in different ways. Yes, I'd rather have the 768MB variant, but neither is really much much better from what i thought. I thought they were roughly on par and traded places depending on the game?

Anyway, it's an okay-ish deal. GeForce GTX 460 768MB versions were ~$130 after rebate months back, so it's a rather good deal at $99, but not quite amazing.
Because less RAM isn't as much of a performance limiting factor as less shaders are.
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get this. galaxy is a great reliable company. also this will trade punches evenly with a 460 1GB 460

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162052

this is a seriously better deal than the one you originally posted.
I was just about to put that up to..

Only bad thing about the GTX 465 though, is it uses a lot of power and you will want at least a 500watt 80plus bronze power supply. It also runs a bit hot.
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I was just about to put that up to..

Only bad thing about the GTX 465 though, is it uses a lot of power and you will want at least a 500watt 80plus bronze power supply. It also runs a bit hot.


Regarding the temps: I recently replaced TIM (NT-H1), OC'd to 840c/1800mem 1.075v and I can't get it over 70C at 75% fan speed. Stays in the mid 60's if I let the fan run full, which is noticeable but I wouldn't really call it loud. This is a single card, I'm sure SLI would bump the primary up several degrees.
post #16 of 26
The galaxy 65 has a non reference cooler and a bigger fan , so it stays more cooler than reference 465's + has vrm heatsink, so heat isn't a issue, but you are right about the psu, they will need a big one.
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post #17 of 26
I wouldn't suggest a 465 unless it unlocks. Go with a 1gb 460 and do some serious overclocking on it.
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I would sauggest it if the OP dont have to upgrade PSU, otherwise no, those 465's are = or better in performance and cooling and are cheaper than new 460's.
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I would sauggest it if the OP dont have to upgrade PSU, otherwise no, those 465's are = or better in performance and cooling and are cheaper than new 460's.
460's are similar clock for clock, but tend to have much more overclocking headroom. If the 465 unlocks, however, then it's a different story.
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460's are similar clock for clock, but tend to have much more overclocking headroom. If the 465 unlocks, however, then it's a different story.
They're very close to the same perf w/both at max OC's, though, because the 465 is faster CFC.

Personally I'd certainly go for the Galaxy at $129.99 unless a new GTX460 1GB could be had for $159.99 or less.
    
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