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At the moment I have SLI 460GTX with a E8400. I know that SLI 460GTX is comparable to 1 560 Ti.\
I know that 560TI sli with a E8400 will be a bottle neck but by how much?
I do not have much of a budget, I found 2 560's for 200 dollars.
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If you run single GPU,it will be ok,but SLI? Better CPU.

http://www.overclock.net/t/981741/e8400-bottleneck-on-a-gtx-560ti/10
   
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post #3 of 10
The amount of bottlenecking will depend on the game and the settings. CPU hungry games will bottleneck more while more GPU bound titles may still be completely limited by the two 560 Ti's (assuming high enough resolution, AA and graphics settings are used).
    
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post #4 of 10
First of all 2 460's absolutely demolish 1 560ti, and I had 560ti in sli when I had an e8400@4.2 ghz and it played games wonderfully, this was a few years back though
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post #5 of 10
All in all,2 560's at 200$ is a great deal...
   
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post #6 of 10
2 560 tis is a good deal @200, but I'd still get a 7870/660 for roughly the same price
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post #7 of 10
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Originally Posted by y2kcamaross View Post

2 560 tis is a good deal @200, but I'd still get a 7870/660 for roughly the same price

Its what I can get at the moment. I think im going to do it. 200 is right where it should be at. They are discontinued, 200 dollars a piece new. Should never pay more then %65 of new price when buying computer hardware.
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post #8 of 10
SLi 460's is = to better than GTX 580 performance.. though I rather have the GTX 580..
just saying.

GTX 660 with the latest drivers = GTX 580 in gaming sense....
GTX 660 = $200
post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by sabbathcrazy View Post

Should never pay more then %65 of new price when buying computer hardware.

If no one did, you'd never get the chance.

560 SLI will get you slightly more than a single 580 performance-wise, but if those are 1Gb cards you'll be VRAM limited at 1080p in some games.
post #10 of 10
actually take the money and your GTX 460's and upgrade your platform...
3570K and Z77 mobo..
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