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Just did some testing and as it turns out the 6870 is producing better fps in several of my games. This weekend i played a beta and that is where it was doing worse. Must of been the beta. Rma ing my second 460 (openbox off newegg bought same day as my 6870) Now off to ebay for my original gtsx 460. Thank you all for the help +rep to all helpful answers. Now i just need to find another 6850 or 6870 for crossfire.
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Yeah my 6870 performs a noticeable amount better than the old 460 I ran for a while. 6870's in crossfire really seems to be a great setup. Looking at some of the recent 6870 X2 reviews that mirror 6870 crossfire, but show recent games and drivers really show some good performance.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/club3d...70-x2-review/1
http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/gra...0x2.html#sect0
http://www.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=31185
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lol, nothing to see here.

Can I quote this?
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The difference is too small once you overclock to matter. Considering you already have two 460s, you should keep'em and clock'em.
You are right but only if we compare single 460 with single 6870.
6870 CF is BY far better than the 460 Sli through the great scalling they have.
So if your motherboard supports CF the best option is 6870 CF.
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