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post #11 of 25
Both are good choices if you want a good bang/$ ratio. Of course the HD6950 CF will be better, but those GTX460 will be cheaper. But seeing you run 3 monitors, you should go with the HD6950, 2gb of VRAM will make a HUGE gain.

EDIT: GTX460 SLI is around the same as HD6870 CF, so there is a big step in performances between both.
Edited by th3l4st0ne - 10/19/11 at 6:46pm
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/\\ I agree with all those responses, btw.
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How does the

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814127592R

compare to the GTX 460 HAWK?
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he has to make sure he gets the 2gb model though, otherwise its a waste for multi monitor gaming unless he's on a smaller overall resolution
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Wait, if your going eyefinity, 2gb models might suit you better,

Start with one and purchase another one as you can.

The more vram=more pretties (AA really helps)
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How does the

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814127592R

compare to the GTX 460 HAWK?
It will be about equal, the 560s (not TI) are like 460s overclocked.

Go for the 6950s and get 2GB cards, you won't regret it.

Not sure on current performance figures, but when the 6800 series was new, 6850s beat 460s by 5% or so, though the highly overclocked 460s come close to 6870 performance I think.
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How does the

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814127592R

compare to the GTX 460 HAWK?
round bout the same, 5 series was a little cooler, but the 560 without the TI is a little bit of a let down.
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How does the

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814127592R

compare to the GTX 460 HAWK?
As far as I know about those, it's barely better that GTX460. If you want to play on those 3 screens, my recommendation would be either 560ti or HD6950. Anything bellow that isn't a good idea: you will end up replacing them 2 time faster and end up paying even more.
post #19 of 25
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Here's another option:

2x 460 HAWKS sli for $202 or 1x Asus EAH6950 1GB for $135

HAWKs are Open Box Newegg and 6950 is used.
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Here's another option:

2x 460 HAWKS sli for $202 or 1x Asus EAH6950 1GB for $135

HAWKs are Open Box Newegg and 6950 is used.
SLI is a better deal .
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