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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130565

I have one, and plan on getting a 2nd. Great card doesnt get over 70c ingame overclocked to 850core.
 
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Gigabyte 460 OC > Asus 460 DirectCU. See review.

Just my opinion, but it seems like there is a lot of Asus fanboys around here...

OC2 version (successor of OC version) :
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125352
Edited by adridu59 - 8/17/11 at 1:56am
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post #23 of 33
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Gigabyte 460 OC > Asus 460 DirectCU. See review.

Just my opinion, but it seems like there is a lot of Asus fanboys around here...

OC2 version (successor of OC version) :
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125352
Yeah, but there is a $30 rebate for the ASUS card and is a little cheaper than the other cards with the rebate.
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post #24 of 33
Re certified EVGA GTX 460 for $119.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130600

Or a GTX 560 with $10 coupon code and $20 rebate ... $154.99

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121466
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125383

Spend a few bucks more and get a GTX 560.
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post #26 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jeffredo View Post
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125383

Spend a few bucks more and get a GTX 560.
+1 mine is a better deal though
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post #27 of 33
Ah, didn't notice your post with that coupon code. That ASUS is a good deal. I just grabbed the link to the Gigabyte based on a couple favorable reviews I've read of it. Supposed to have a very quiet and effective HSF.

http://www.overclockersclub.com/revi...yte_gtx560_oc/
http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages...review,20.html
http://www.bjorn3d.com/read.php?cID=2057&pageID=10578
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1641/17/
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post #28 of 33
A comparision on stock gtx 460 and gtx 560
GTX 460 vs GTX 560 clock-for-clock!
There's only 3fps improvement. But I don't know if the gtx 560 runs cooler or not than the gtx 460 because if then the 560 can overclock more.


If you get that Gigabyte card make sure you set up your case fans to have positive air pressure since there isn't a shroud to control the airflow.
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post #29 of 33
The 560 is not a good deal at anything more than about $15 more than a 460. The 560 non ti is currently quite overpriced in relation to it's performance, because a 460 and 560 non ti at the same clocks will have the exact same performance. The 560 should overclock slightly higher on average than the 460 but not enough to make it worth it IMO, you'd be paying about $30 more for about a 30Mhz higher potential OC.

About the Asus the reason it get a strong recommendation over cards like the Gigabyte is that the Asus's VRM cooling is much more substantial than the Gigabyte or any other 460 that to my knowledge that is readily available. The Asus also has an excellent and quiet cooler so I don't believe that core cooling or noise should be a deciding factor between the two as that is a wash IMO. I think you'd find that Asus's 3 8mm heatpipes with direct contact to the core and one fan matches up well to Gigabyte's 4 6mm heatpipes through a copper baseplate and dual fans/

Also calling people fanboys doesn't make your argument for a certain card any more convincing.
Edited by juano - 8/17/11 at 9:25pm
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post #30 of 33
Wow. I wanted to recommend the Ti, but it cost's $239.99 (... so much more)? That's not worth it... get the ASUS.

In Germany the GTX 460's (1GB) are ~145€, GTX 560's ~160€ and for 184€ you can get the GTX 560 Ti FPB from EVGA at a good shop.
And I couldn't have fit it in my case...

Anyway, the GTX 560's seems to oc better. So if you find something not much more expensive...
But the ASUS GTX 460 looks like good choice.
Edited by osaft - 8/17/11 at 10:39pm
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