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Hi GTX460 to GTX 295???

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Hi

I have a GTX 460 right now... and i can trade that for a old GTX 295?
i cant find any performance reviews comparing the two cards.... so im asking...

would it be an upgrade to get that GTX 295? or just keep the GTX460 until i can afford a Better GPU?

thanks
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GTX460 is about as fast as a GTX285 so yeah, it's a ''upgrade'' but a downgrade in directx version, a massive downgrade in power consumption and a massive downgrade in heat output.
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I'd stick with the 460 for the reasons stated above.
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GTX460 is about as fast as a GTX285 so yeah, it's a ''upgrade'' but a downgrade in directx version, a massive downgrade in power consumption and a massive downgrade in heat output.

So overclocking my GTX460 should make it on par with a GTX295?
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I'd stick with the 460 for the reasons stated above.

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If you are looking for something with a bit more power but are on a budget look for a 560ti 7850 1gb maybe a 6950 you should be able to find those around or under$100
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Overclocking the GTX460 wouldn't close the gap. The GTX480 performs similarly to the GTX295.
    
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So overclocking my GTX460 should make it on par with a GTX295?
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You would have better luck grabbing another 460 and overclocking it. Performs around a 580 SC and you can still overclock past that
    
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A 460gtx768=280gtx/460gtx1gb=285gtx oc and a 295gtx=480gtx
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Which 460? 1gb or 768? also which bus? Few games now are DX11 only iirc, so I wouldn't exchange...
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