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Well, I got some extra cash and would like to upgrade my GPU. I currently have the MSI Cyclone GTX460 and love it. Quiet, cool and great performance.

I'm using a SFF case and have 9.4 inches exactly, and can make room for wiring if it connects on the back instead of top.

So trying to find an upgrade from my GTX460 1GB. Searching newegg, I seem to be limited to a GTX560ti...assuming that is a noticable upgrade from a GTX460?
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The EVGA GTX 570 HD is exactly 9". The 560 Ti is a bit of an upgrade (maybe a 15% boost in performance), but not nearly as much of one as a 570 would be.
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I'd buy a cheap dremmel and then make it so you can get any card you want. When you say 9.4 are you sure you will be able to plug in the PCI-E power cables? Not sure what you mean by top and back...most power cables plug in from the front side of the case and will take a decent bite out the that 9.4 inches

Though I think a 560ti would be nocitable...just not a large upgrade.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 11/8/11 at 9:29am
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Yeah, the eVGA GTX 570 "HD" model is 9". There is a Palit GTX 560 Ti that's just 7 1/2" long.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814261100
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GTX 470 would make a nice upgrade as well and is ~ 9 inches, plugs go in the side
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The 570 seems perfect, but what is the difference between the two EVGA's other than three year warranty vs lifetime warranty?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...E14-130-621-TS
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AR is lifetime, KR is 3 years, thats the only difference.
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Originally Posted by appleg33k85 View Post
GTX 470 would make a nice upgrade as well and is ~ 9 inches, plugs go in the side
Woohoo! Another 470 brother!

I greatly enjoy my SLI EVGA GTX470's @ 40% Overclock..haha Great cards.
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