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So I'm running on an integrated gfx on my current rig and wanted to know if upgrading to a gfx, like say a gtx460, would noticeably incrrase my fps while gaming.thanks for the help!
    
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Yes, a huge increase compared to the motherboard graphics chip.
    
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So I'm running on an integrated gfx on my current rig and wanted to know if upgrading to a gfx, like say a gtx460, would noticeably incrrase my fps while gaming.thanks for the help!
Depending on the games you play, the resolution you play at and the settings you have your game configured for.

Yes going from integrated graphics to a discrete solution like the 460 you should see quite and increase!
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oh mai gawd yes you would notice a hugeeee increase!!!
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Depending on the games you play, the resolution you play at and the settings you have your game configured for.

Yes going from integrated graphics to a discrete solution like the 460 you should see quite and increase!
I play tf2, league of legends and I wanted to play BFBC2 but it lags with the integrated...

I play at minimum resolution right now so tf2 and lol run smoothly.

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It will be night and day difference, even with LoL, your FPS will skyrocket out of the roof
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Yes much better than intergrated! You will be laughing and feel all giddy inside when you see better detail and smoother play
    
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To put things in perspective.

The integrated GPU on your 880 is good for about 2.2 GigaPixels/s and about 2.2GigaTexels/s.
The GTX460 is good for about 22GigaPixels/s, and about 38GigaTexels/s.

More than 10X faster overall average, yes, you will notice a difference.
     
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