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Would it be worth it to upgrade from SLI gtx460 to SLI gtx470 I believe these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130550 for $490 with waterblocks?
   
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post #2 of 11
I suppose it depends on what you get from your 460's? I absolutely love my 470's, they are beast cards, and are much quicker than 460's (and can do tri-sli of course smile.gif ) - i'd say go for it, thats a pretty decent price with blocks and everything smile.gif
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but how much better would they be than the 460s? my 460s aren't oc'd and at stock clocks at whatever msi have them at
   
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post #4 of 11

Why not wait for kepler?

 

 

Two GTX 470's do run good in SLI just like the two GTX 480's in SLI.

 

http://guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-460-sli-review/9

 
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I know they run well, but I am saying for the price of 490, is two gtx470s + waterblocks for both of them worth the upgrade over my sli gtx460s?
   
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post #6 of 11
What is it you plan to do? What resolution do you game at and on what games?


In my opnion, not they aren't worth it for that price. For a $500 upgrade I would want to get more.
Now, don't get me wrong, I am not saying that a 470 SLI solution would be bad. I am just saying that for that money I would want a bigger performance increase.

I would suggest waiting just a little while longer and get Keplar, if you prefer nVidia.

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i play on 1080p, it was cuz i couldn't play bf3 on ultra so I wanted something better, but you're right, probably should wait to upgrade
   
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by chinesethunda View Post

i play on 1080p, it was cuz i couldn't play bf3 on ultra so I wanted something better, but you're right, probably should wait to upgrade

I get amazing frames in BF3 on Ultra.

Get them in my opinion.. tongue.gif
 
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Seems like alot of money for a generation old tech. I know its waterblocks and all but still. And if the cards have 1gig vram your still not gonna hit ultra on bf3.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by conzilla View Post

Seems like alot of money for a generation old tech. I know its waterblocks and all but still. And if the cards have 1gig vram your still not gonna hit ultra on bf3.

I play on Ultra all day long. 1.2Gb @ 1200p.
 
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