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Right now I have a 460 clocked at 890/1000 and games are starting to catch up. I was looking at another 460 but then games are also catching up to the 1gb vram mark. So I set my eyes on the MSI twin frozr III 570 but then I hear about the new gen gpus coming out and was just F'N confused. I don't mind not able to max out games, but I just feel I am not doing my system justice running with a single 460 lol.


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You're playing on a 1920 x 1080 screen, you don't need more than 1GB VRAM. Get a 2nd GTX 460 1GB to SLI. You can find good ones around here people sell for around $110.

I still have a GTX 460 1GB SLI system and it still runs pretty good that I wonder if my GTX 570 1.2GB's in SLI is actually worth it (or even my three HD 6970's in tri-fire).

Save money now, and wait for the next gen.
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