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oh wow. my psu is only a 700w. ugh.
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That sucks dude. Should have came here first.
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a 750w will do alright for a 460 SLI, even 650w will do with head room to spare.

a 460 avg watt is 300-350 with OC adding another card only adds 100-150 watts to it 200 watts if oc'd soo looking at a good 650w for SLI to be functional.

i do note that by OC i mean 850mhz or more
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Originally Posted by I Am A Noob View Post
116w vs 160w each.
the 460s are more powerful though.
27% power consumption difference
Probably around 10% processing power difference or less. Refer to the benchmarks you saw. the 460 might actually have a lot more power...
27%?? 160/116*100 = 138. I'd say that the 460 consumes 38% more power and from the benchmarks I see, 460 performs about 30% better, so I'd say 550 Ti is better.
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The GTX460 1GB has 75% more unified shaders, 75% more texture mapping units, 33% more render output units, and nearly 20% more memory bandwidth.

The GTX550Ti has a 33% higher core clock than the GTX460, which helps offset some of the large differences above, however, the overclocking headroom on the GTX460 is greater than on the GTX550Ti.
     
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27%?? 160/116*100 = 138. I'd say that the 460 consumes 38% more power and from the benchmarks I see, 460 performs about 30% better, so I'd say 550 Ti is better.
If it's all about power consumption, get a GT 220, and call it better than GTX460 lolz
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oh wow. my psu is only a 700w. ugh.
700w is more than enough for 460sli....

I would look at this card instead of the evga. not much more and a ton more overclocking potential http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...Tpk=460%20hawk
    
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460's will be more faster, But it will certainly raise an eyebrow when you look at the power bill.

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power draw at the wall != PSU watt requirements
    
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If I remeber correctly gf104 460's are identical to 560's? And the 560ti have the extra sm thingy in gf114 that was cut out in 104.

so i think clock for clock (which should be easily done with gf1x4 tech) 460=560<560ti?
Sum1 correct me if i'm wrong
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