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GT640 an okay upgrade from a GTX 460?

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Title is simple enough.. What do you think
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no its a downgrade. the 640 is a budget card.
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Yeah you're better off sticking to your 460. You probably want at least a 560ti for it to be worth the upgrade. That or a 660 if/when it comes out.
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Stick with the 460. As stated above you could wait for the 660, or you could find another 460 for a good price and SLI them. Nice profile picture smile.gif
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stay with your card for a little more see what happen/wait for the nvidia 660.. and see how the prices are going to adjust on both sides man (its going to happen and AMD just annouced 3 new cards btw) thumb.gif


btw, the 640 perform UNDER the amd 7750 so go figure; unless you go SLi (LOL) its not worth it


wait until the end of the month for the new releases on both camps, see what happen/performance/prices etc and decide from there

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The 640 is much inferior to the 460!

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gt-640-review,3214-5.html

The GTX 460 is significantly stronger then the 7750!












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Generally speaking, the second number in nvidia cards tells the story of its performance in respect to its generation. However, you should refer to this when it doubt: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html

"x40 < x50" unless the x40 is of a much much newer generation.
 
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i think he gets the picture.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Lazloisdavrock View Post

i think he gets the picture.
Yes I know, I was just explaining what the model numbers mean so he could get some idea for next time.
 
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Generally speaking, the second number in nvidia cards tells the story of its performance in respect to its generation. However, you should refer to this when it doubt: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-graphics-card-review,3107-7.html
"x40 < x50" unless the x40 is of a much much newer generation.

Yup, this. At minimum, look for a 560ti as an upgrade.
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