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Im about to upgrade my Gts450 to a better video card but im not sure which one too choose...

i was thinking of a GTX 460, or is there anything better then that for an extra 70$ or so? Thanks.

Also my Max budget will be 100$ - 170$ (maybe 200$ if the cards good )
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post #2 of 7
The gtx 460 is one of the best "bang for your buck" cards so I'd go with that.
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For a max $170, I'd say 470.
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470 heats much, with the stock cooler.
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post #5 of 7
If you can go for $170 get a 6870.
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Originally Posted by calin05 View Post
470 heats much, with the stock cooler.
It's not too bad with a custom fan profile. I'd definitely suggest non-reference, though.
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whhich card will perform better? 6870 or gtx 470?
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