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i just got an email from tiger direct with a deal for an msi gtx 465 twin frozr for 139.99 with coupon code: XRM16030 pretty excellent deal
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Originally Posted by eloverton2;11724517 
i just got an email from tiger direct with a deal for an msi gtx 465 twin frozr for 139.99 with coupon code: XRM16030 pretty excellent deal

i found a gtx 460 1gb evga for the same exact deal... i understand the gtx 460 uses less power and draws less heat

but i am looking for raw performance... the most bang for my buck... i'm not affraid to overclock or anything is what i'm basically trying to say..

there is so much debate between the 465 and 460 i really don't know which to choose espicially knowing they are the same price

Thanks a lot for the coupon though, if enough people convince me that the 465 is better, i will buy this
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It's $139.99 after rebate. wink.gif Purchase price is $159.99.
    
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It's $139.99 after rebate. wink.gif Purchase price is $159.99.

i hate rebates, i am sick of recieving visa credit cards as my rebate lol
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It's $139.99 after rebate. wink.gif Purchase price is $159.99.

yes. thanks for the clarification. 465's have more processor cores, but like you said use more power. if they're the same price (or even if you have to wait a few weeks for $20 from the rebate) i'd go with the 465 (and i love my 460's)
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Originally Posted by eloverton2;11724588 
yes. thanks for the clarification. 465's have more processor cores, but like you said use more power. if they're the same price (or even if you have to wait a few weeks for $20 i'd go with the 465 (and i love my 460's)

however keep in mind ( i should have mentioned this from the begining) i am using a stock case with okay airflow... my gts 250 idles at 57 and on loads at around 75 (thats overclocked) so maybe the 460 is the better choice?

and i also read a review that the 460 performs better in most games.. what do you think?...

btw thanks for all the help
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despite the rebate debate (i couldn't resist) 159 is a good deal for a 465.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jpdaballa;11724593 
however keep in mind ( i should have mentioned this from the begining) i am using a stock case with okay airflow... my gts 250 idles at 57 and on loads at around 75 (thats overclocked) so maybe the 460 is the better choice?

and i also read a review that the 460 performs better in most games.. what do you think?...

btw thanks for all the help

i don't think a 460 or 465 would be hotter than your 250, iirc. the 460's are solid cards- ultimately, its your hardware, we can only give you suggestions and throw them out there, you're the one thats spending the money...

i only recommended that 465 because i saw the sale email tiger direct sent me. i'm sure a 460 would match most of your gaming needs (within reason)
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i don't think a 460 or 465 would be hotter than your 250, iirc. the 460's are solid cards- ultimately, its your hardware, we can only give you suggestions and throw them out there, you're the one thats spending the money...

i only recommended that 465 because i saw the sale email tiger direct sent me. i'm sure a 460 would match most of your gaming needs (within reason)

my last question and this one will be the deal breaker...

i can't find warranty info on the msi gtx 465... if its better then evgas 2 year limited on the gtx 460 there is my new card smile.gif
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Anth0789's ranking actually puts the 460 above the 465 evga has excellent support from what i've heard and read. msi also has good support, i've rma'd a mobo and gpu w/ them and have never had any trouble. the evga 460 may be the better choice bc the higher core/shaders
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