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Poll Results: GTX 560(non ti) vs. gtx 460

 
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After the power talk your psu wont run 3 480's or 3 570's. Only a 750w? I think 2 is max unless you go with a 600 or 7000(mid range) series card.
yeah its a 750w i. Guess its just going to be two cards I'll just buy the fx ud3 board & I guess two 460's will have to do

You can get that same performance with a 7850 at stock, and consume like 250w less. Just throwing it out there once again.
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Not sure if people have mentioned this already, but THIS! will take any of the cards mentioned here on this thread in price to performance... The GTX 480 is right now the bang for the buck.
    
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Not sure if people have mentioned this already, but THIS! will take any of the cards mentioned here on this thread in price to performance... The GTX 480 is right now the bang for the buck.

No it won't. 7850 is faster, and uses around 225-250w less power or so to do so.
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post #124 of 141
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No it won't. 7850 is faster, and uses around 225-250w less power or so to do so.

I must agree, but I think the OP is aiming more for an NVIDIA chip, and with a 750w PSU he should be able to run two of them in SLI, also with proper case air flow, the 480's exhaust air out the case so temps wont be much of an issue. Only thing I recall about the 480 when I owned one was noise level.
    
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post #125 of 141
I got SLI 480s and I must say that I love them. And for the price you can't beat picking up two of them, heat hasn't really been an issue for me either.
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post #126 of 141
7850>480. Power is way less and they are considerably quieter. Not to mention an extra 512mb of ram and eyefinity support. Sli 480s on a 750w is pushing it those cards are extremely power hungry and when overclocked its pretty ridiculous. Theres a guy on here who showed right around 900w at the wall with his 480s in sli which at 80% efficiency means 720w. Quite a load for a 750w psu....
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post #127 of 141
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Well if anyone is interested I found this nifty site that allows u to compare just about any two cards [=http://www.hwcompare.com/12039/geforce-gtx-560-vs-radeon-hd-7850/][/] thanks to everbody that answered if I can find a 7850 on sale. When I'm ready to purchase I will get one but at $270 avg. Its just to expensive . Except the lone off the wall brand no one has heard of at $219 I think its a toss up between the 480 & the 2gb 560 now and according to thi website above the 560 does perform better than the 460???
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Well if anyone is interested I found this nifty site that allows u to compare just about any two cards [=http://www.hwcompare.com/12039/geforce-gtx-560-vs-radeon-hd-7850/][/] thanks to everbody that answered if I can find a 7850 on sale. When I'm ready to purchase I will get one but at $270 avg. Its just to expensive . Except the lone off the wall brand no one has heard of at $219 I think its a toss up between the 480 & the 2gb 560 now and according to thi website above the 560 does perform better than the 460???

As of now these are your best options

USD 150 - USD 170 price point

ASUS GTX 560 - USD 170(USD 150 after rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121446

USD 190 - 200 price point
Sapphire HD 6950 2GB - USD 200 (USD 190 after rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102987

USD 250-260 price point

HIS Iceq HD 7870 - USD 243 = 290 - (6% off w/ promo code HIS7112C, ends 7/31) - USD 30 mail in rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161410

MSI HD 7870 - USD 280 (USD 260 with mail in rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127662
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As of now these are your best options
USD 150 - USD 170 price point
ASUS GTX 560 - USD 170(USD 150 after rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121446
USD 190 - 200 price point
Sapphire HD 6950 2GB - USD 200 (USD 190 after rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102987
USD 250-260 price point
HIS Iceq HD 7870 - USD 243 = 290 - (6% off w/ promo code HIS7112C, ends 7/31) - USD 30 mail in rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161410
MSI HD 7870 - USD 280 (USD 260 with mail in rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127662
what do u think about the 7770?
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I find hwcompare useless as it's all based on theory, tomshardware has much better charts that use actual in-game and synthetic benchmarks
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