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post #11 of 17
Save some $$$ and get a used 460
I got one from eBay for $130 and the performance increase was enough to make me wet myself
Price/performance and if you have already got a 460 is unbeatable
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post #12 of 17
Why don't you first see how Bf3 plays on your current system and then if it is really bad upgrade. I don't think it is going to rape your system as hard as you think.
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post #13 of 17
I didn't wait. Bought 2x 2gb 560 TIs
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post #14 of 17
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just based on statistics, smaller microarchitecture means more OCing. even with less volts. but i think ill listen to the crowd on this one. throw $100 out for a used 460. ill be able to max bf3 i would think with a playable fps. and 16x AA........ ok maybe not lol. but yeah, i think the verdict is sli 460's.
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post #15 of 17
You won't be dissapointed with sli 560tis
They are beasts
Overclock those babies!
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post #16 of 17
feel the same way my friend I literally was about to spend 1200 bucks on two gtx580 classifieds. The more I read more I realized how fast Q1 of 2012 would be here and how pissed I'd be bout the performance increase after spending 1200 bucks 3 months ago. I vote for the sli 460. Keep your eye out on the sale threads.You'll never get a better price than here. Best of luck to you! Hope I helped you consider your options. Its a tough decision!
 
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post #17 of 17
SLI a second 460 for now. Then when the 600 cards come out. Get a 680! It's a win/win.
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