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Anyone seen any benches? Would two 460's smoke a 570?
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Two 460s should smoke a 570 without issue. I don't have figures available for you, just first-hand experience with the 400 series and the 570

GTX 460 SLI (either 768MB or 1GB) is considerably faster than the GTX480, too.
    
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my belief in preliminary benchmarks is that SLI 460s > 570 ~= 480

so yes.
    
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yes, but 460s have no upgrade path and are quite mediocre at best. enjoy being limited to 1gb of vram
 
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post #5 of 11
Two 460s can outperform a GTX 580. So yes.
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yes, but 460s have no upgrade path and are quite mediocre at best. enjoy being limited to 1gb of vram
you can get gtx 460's with 2gb of ram
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yes, but 460s have no upgrade path and are quite mediocre at best. enjoy being limited to 1gb of vram
If badapathy is gaming on 1080p, then it should be enough. 460 SLI is ~ the GTX 580 at 1920x1080p. So while its faster than a GTX 570, it wouldnt "smoke it." It Should beat it about 15-20%
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post #8 of 11
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Two 460s can outperform a GTX 580. So yes.
That's not true. In higher resolution gaming the gtx460s fail hard due to limited vram as shown by these tests. at 1080p they are about equal. the 460s in sli have higher highs and lower lows while the 580 has a more consistent average. Generally speaking, unless the game is truly sli optimized and you are gaming at 1080p or below then the 580 is the way to go, even the 570 due to more vram.

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If badapathy is gaming on 1080p, then it should be enough. 460 SLI is ~ the GTX 580 at 1920x1080p. So while its faster than a GTX 570, it wouldnt "smoke it." It Should beat it about 15-20%
correct, except in games that aren't sli optimized. 1 card solution is always better performance wise it seems and later down the road he could add another 570 instead of getting all new cards.


op, why not just sli ur 470? they're cheap now.
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single gpu > dual gpu

go 570
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post #10 of 11
Yeah but if the price difference is not so high, even if 460's in SLI outperforms the 570, imo just get a 570 and when it gets cheaper you get one more!

In 2x460 you cannot upgrade further!
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