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Is this upgrade worth $100?

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Hi all,
Wondering if it is really worth upgrading from a GTX 460 to a GTX 560 Ti?
And does anyone out there think it would be worth $100 to do so?

Cheers.
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Not really, you will probably only see at most 5fps.
Edit: actually if you have the smaller 768mb version you might get about 10 fps because of the larger vram.
Edited by pierowheelz - 6/2/12 at 12:07am
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no, definitely not a $100 upgrade. You could get a second 460 for that much which would give you much better performance overall thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by pierowheelz View Post

Not really, you will probably only see at most 5fps.

5 fps eh?? rolleyes.gif

http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/313?vs=330

OP what gtx 460 do you have? But, I will have to agree it would be better to get a second 460 for that price. But if you dont want 2 cards a 560 ti is a pretty nice upgrade.
post #5 of 8
As said.. no, not really. Save up & buy later. Your rig can still do work.
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post #6 of 8
If you have a 2nd PCI-E slot and SLI compatible board i'd be grabbing another 460 mate. thumb.gif
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Thanks for the input guys, its actually my old 560 ti as I'm now running a 7970 (about to Crossfire too!)

My mate is running the 460 (1GB) and was looking at trading me my old card and chipping in some extra cash.

So if i trade my 560 ti for his 460, how much cash should he flick my way?
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by RJacobs28 View Post

Thanks for the input guys, its actually my old 560 ti as I'm now running a 7970 (about to Crossfire too!)
My mate is running the 460 (1GB) and was looking at trading me my old card and chipping in some extra cash.
So if i trade my 560 ti for his 460, how much cash should he flick my way?

Well he should pitch in more of about 80$. His 1 gig 460 is worth 90-100$. I have seen 560ti's go for about 180$ on the market place thumb.gif
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