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I am tired of ATI and soon looking for a 560ti or 460 depending on price.
Main reason crappy driver support. First I had X-Fire issues so I sold my 2nd 4850, then when I updated to the latest drivers my computer stopped working half the time and I couldn't play BF3 beta at the time.

My thinking was that I get a 460 or 560/ti for now then get a GTX 670 next year.

Would you think it would be wiser to get a cheaper 460 now or just get a 560ti?
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For $200 grab a pair of 460's and enjoy the power of a GTX 580 while you wait for the next gen biggrin.gif.
    
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agree with the suggestion for SLI 460s, i love mine. Got 'em OC'd to 860 currently (obviously your results might vary smile.gif), the 460s are some beastly cards. If you don't want to mess with SLI the 560Ti is a better single card than a 460 (duh), but would definitely recommend 460s thumb.gif
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I can't sli on my board with out the hack, I didn't want to risk it not work though... Plus my PSU can't handle it.

Yeah, I think I'm leaning toward the one 460, but I'm trying to wait through all the sales going on. It's really though. frown.gif

Say I can get a twin frozer II for $140 after rebate. Would you rather have that than a 560ti with a little bit worse cooler plus Batman Arkham City included for $180-$190?
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I can't sli on my board with out the hack, I didn't want to risk it not work though... Plus my PSU can't handle it.
Yeah, I think I'm leaning toward the one 460, but I'm trying to wait through all the sales going on. It's really though. frown.gif
Say I can get a twin frozer II for $140 after rebate. Would you rather have that than a 560ti with a little bit worse cooler plus Batman Arkham City included for $180-$190?

You can get 460 and OC it to 560 level (560 Ti level would require crazy OC). Then hold on to it for a while. GTX 460 1 GB and GTX 560 Ti 1 GB has ~20% performance gap. Is 20% worth extra $100?
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I can't sli on my board with out the hack, I didn't want to risk it not work though... Plus my PSU can't handle it.
Yeah, I think I'm leaning toward the one 460, but I'm trying to wait through all the sales going on. It's really though. frown.gif
Say I can get a twin frozer II for $140 after rebate. Would you rather have that than a 560ti with a little bit worse cooler plus Batman Arkham City included for $180-$190?

I'd rather have the 560Ti with Batman Arkham City for 180 tbh. Figure the game is ~60 bucks, so you're getting a 560Ti for ~120 bucks, it'll cost you around 100 bucks for a 460. So if that's your deal and you enjoy the Batman game, definitely go for the 560Ti w/ Batman smile.gif
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I just got a $40 off or more coupon for $20 for newegg! XD
Deal is gone though, sold out quick.

I'm thinking this might make me get a 560ti when one goes on sale again.
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