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I currently have a GTX 260 and was looking to upgrade it. Right now I'm looking at:

EVGA GTX 460 SE (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130597)
This seems like a nice upgrade for only $100.

MSI GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127565)
Wondering if a little over $200 is worth getting this over the 460.
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I currently have a GTX 260 and was looking to upgrade it. Right now I'm looking at:

EVGA GTX 460 SE (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130597)
This seems like a nice upgrade for only $100.

MSI GTX 560 Ti Twin Frozr II (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127565)
Wondering if a little over $200 is worth getting this over the 460.
The SE is the lowest of the bunch for the 460. The Ti is the highest of the 560 line. It's a really big different. You're talking about an increase of 96 SP. I would never suggest the SE. Just get a regular 460 or higher.
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460 SE is maybe a sidegrae or a small upgrade, but youre better off SLI your current card oer that, which will run you maybe 70$.
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So between a regular 460 and the 560 that I linked, which is the better deal?
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So between a regular 460 and the 560 that I linked, which is the better deal?
The 560ti is considerably faster than a 460. Just don't get the non ti. It's basically just a re-badged 460 with higher stock clocks and the price jacked up.
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I believe if you get dual 460's, it would perform better than a 560 TI, but then again, you could do dual 560 TI's for only $40-$50 more. See,the GTX 460 on Newegg runs around $180-$200 while as the GTX 560 TI runs around $220-$240. I would say spend the little extra, bump yourself up a generation in cards, and have a better performance than dual 460's. Get dual 560 TI's. Hope I have been any help to you.

Also, that's for dual solutions. If your just getting single cards, then the 560 TI no doubt.
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