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Originally Posted by kegger View Post

why does this 1GB card say 192 bit?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130750
am i not looking at something right?
That must be a special card made by EVGA. I've never seen one like that before but near the end of a GPUs life they make cards with some really whacky shader and bus configurations. The majority of the GTX460 1GB cards should be 256-bit and this EVGA card is more of an exception to the rule. If you go with a GTX460 1GB just make sure you get the 256-bit one.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150561

what about this 6870? is it a good card?
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Nothing wrong with the HD6870. It's better than 2x HD5770's, and better than the HD6850.

 

I want a second HD6870 for CrossFireX.

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ok I might be able to up the budget some. What card could I get for $200 TOTAL?
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Either a Gtx 460 or a Radeon 6850,either is good card for WoW.

A 1 gig 460 will destroy wow. I would play on full ultra and pull 60 FPS solid even in org when highly populated.
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which would be a better card between the 6870 and 560?
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The 560 non-Ti/Ti are better than the HD 6870.
To me, the HD 68XX were kind of a dissapointment to me IMO. They were worse than the 58XX series.
BTW, it doesn't matter if the 560 has a "Ti" stuck on it or not, it just means that the 560 Ti has a bit better cooling (Ti is the chemical symbol for titanium). I wouldn't care.
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The 560 non-Ti/Ti are better than the HD 6870.
To me, the HD 68XX were kind of a dissapointment to me IMO. They were worse than the 58XX series.
BTW, it doesn't matter if the 560 has a "Ti" stuck on it or not, it just means that the 560 Ti has a bit better cooling (Ti is the chemical symbol for titanium). I wouldn't care.

The Ti has more Cuda cores/Shaders than the 560. Also 20watts higher TDP. I'd also be willing to bet it has a higher transistor count.

But on topic... I would go with the 460. Nvidia cards tend to play WoW better. I had a 5770 that did okay but I had to turn off shadows and some AA to get 30+ frames in major cities. Just make sure you get the 1gb 256 bit version.
Edited by Jayjr1105 - 4/3/12 at 1:18pm
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will the 192 bit 460 be that much different than the 256bit one? the 192 bit is clocked higher and cheaper....lol:thumb:
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I'm pretty sure the 192 bit has less shaders than the 256. The 256 bit, therefore, will perform much better than the 192. Unless the 192 is significantly cheaper, I'd go for the 256.

Nope, disregard that post. The 192 should actually be faster than the 256 stock for stock, look at this: http://www.nvidia.co.uk/object/product-geforce-gtx-460-uk.html
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