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post #1 of 15
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Hi,

I'm considering buying a 6950 and unlocking it to a 6970, but will i be worth a 50% price increase against the GTX460 1GB? Also will my HX520 be able to handle the load?


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post #2 of 15
Get 2 460's and call it a day
    
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I second that lol. Just under 29k on gpu in vantage at stock (810mhz)
    
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post #4 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Suprcynic;11821098 
Get 2 460's and call it a day

Power consumption? And I really wouldn't like going SLI...
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post #5 of 15
Your 520 can more than handle the load.

My hx750 was able to handle,
2 x cpu
2 x 480
1 x 470
1 x 450

So you are fine
post #6 of 15
6950./thread
I own two.
Just saying, 6950 all the way.
     
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post #7 of 15
Sapphire 6950 ftw man. The HX520 should be able to do it just fine.
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post #8 of 15
hx520 is not going to run 460 SLI

either way I think your cpu will bottleneck
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post #9 of 15
HD 6970 OC can match GTX460s SLI Stock performance. Thats enough for you to go single card cause you have no problems. Also you can ad another card latter one if you feel like it.
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post #10 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er;11821302 
HD 6970 OC can match GTX460s SLI Stock performance. Thats enough for you to go single card cause you have no problems. Also you can ad another card latter one if you feel like it.

the P5N E SLI is an SLI only board IIRC

i'd go 2x 460
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