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Noted...but I don't think it's going to double frame rates. Even still. OC the 7850 and you have a 7870...still no comparison.
As far as gtx660 vs 7850, 660 looks like a better performing card. The price difference is bg here, not sure in the UK. The rest is up to you.

OC'd 460s would be at around the 7950 lvl performance wise it's no comparison but again profiles and vram are downsides. I EJ I would also choose a 660 but prove us links to exact cards so we see what coolers they have. Raghu makes an interesting point buying used could get you A LOT MORE performance.
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All of these are great suggestions, but I still think the 7850 would be your best choice. Low power consumption, 2gb of vram, and better price/performance ratio compared to GTX 660 non-ti. The 7850 is also a VERY GOOD overclocker from what ive heard too, up to 1200 on core clock which is AMAZING, with 3d mark 11 results of 7300 points, similar to a 580. There is no way you can go wrong ;)

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All of these are great suggestions, but I still think the 7850 would be your best choice. Low power consumption, 2gb of vram, and better price/performance ratio compared to GTX 660 non-ti. The 7850 is also a VERY GOOD overclocker from what ive heard too, up to 1200 on core clock which is AMAZING, with 3d mark 11 results of 7300 points, similar to a 580. There is no way you can go wrong wink.gif

I would agree about the card being great, and while 660 vs 7850 is more of a personal preference but I would warn that I'm seeing a LOT of 1GB 7850s/7870s so make sure if you pick one of those they're 2GB otherwise get the 660.

Solid cooler, unless you pick a 7850/70 with a good or better cooler with 2GB my vote says that.
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If im lucky i could get a bit more off the 660.

I'm not too good with graphics specs so im asking for options
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Toss the 1GB out of the equation, my vote goes for the 660, I do like Sapph's cards (I own 5870 E6) but I like the TF cooler on the 660 a bit more. Unless the 660 is 10-20 more. (btw has no idea how to make the £ sign unless he copies and pastes it) redface.gif
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If im lucky i could get a bit more off the 660.

I'm not too good with graphics specs so im asking for options

Then go with the 660 thumb.gif
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If the 660 is cheaper, then it should be the obvious choice.

Can't really find any reviews with an overclocked 7850 and a 660, but this one.

http://hexus.net/tech/reviews/graphics/49365-xfx-radeon-hd-7850-double-d-black-limited-edition/?page=10

They clocked the 7850 to 1175/1480 and it still lost to a factory overclocked 660 in Far Cry 3.
    
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