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Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock;15500323 
If you can sli those 460's then no. If you could. yes smile.gif


confused.gif... ill try getting sli working again then... i loved these cards but my win7 disk is all effed up... so i cant install 7 again... im on the win 8 dev edition for the time being and sli patch/ hypersli dont work frown.gif
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Here's benchmarks: http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/290?vs=315
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If you could sell both those 460's for a good price, I'm sure you can get a better card then the 6870. We would just have to know how much you could make off them.
    
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post #14 of 24
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Originally Posted by Razi3l;15500338 
The 6870 is a better card but is it worth 2 GTX 460 768s? I don't know. If you're talking about a straight trade then no, if the other guy is adding some cash then it depends.

The best thing (if you can't SLI) is to sell your 460s and grab whatever single card you can. Something like a 6950 would be good and it isn't all too expensive.

i WAS talking about a straight trade so thank you smile.gif
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Fixed. smile.gif
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Is your CPU unlocked? to quad core?
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I'll be doing a head to head comparison of my EVGA GTX460 768mb vs. Reference XFX 6870 1gb on either Monday or Tuesday (depends on when the card gets delivered).

I'll be doing a stock vs. stock, and max oc vs. max oc comparison. Should be interesting, and I'm going to guess that the max oc comparison numbers are going to be closer then most would expect.

Should be fun. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by kill;15500347 
confused.gif... ill try getting sli working again then... i loved these cards but my win7 disk is all effed up... so i cant install 7 again... im on the win 8 dev edition for the time being and sli patch/ hypersli dont work frown.gif

so..dual-boot? resize partition? that'd cost $0..new hdd..$50..to have sli 460s..(that you already own)..umm..6870 is a hair better..but not better than two in sli..
 
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Is your CPU unlocked? to quad core?
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley;15500443 
so..dual-boot? resize partition? that'd cost $0..new hdd..$50..to have sli 460s..(that you already own)..umm..6870 is a hair better..but not better than two in sli..

... i mean my install disk is messed up.

also another question. 2 gtx 460s or 2 5830s 1gb? i just got that offer.
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post #20 of 24
460s scale alot better than 58xx in dual-GPU.
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