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post #11 of 33
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Between the GTX 465 and 470 which one could last me 2+ years?
Edited by blue_k - 12/30/10 at 3:41pm
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One more gpu to through into the mix is tfhe HD 5870. How does the HD 5870 compare to thr GTX 470.
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post #13 of 33
465 & 470: 470, no brainer.
5870 & 470: 5870 is slightly faster but 470 has better drivers, tessellation and more features such as physx, CUDA. Both can overclock well, too.
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post #14 of 33
470 overclocks almost to where the 480 stands.
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post #15 of 33
Grab the 470. In the $200 price bracket, there is no contest, its the clear cut winner. Sure, it trades blows with the 5870 and 6870, but the 470 comes out on top more than it loses (even if it is just barely).

I just went through this same debate myself, and look what card I have in my sig . It's not here yet though, scheduled to be delivered on Monday.
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post #16 of 33
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Originally Posted by SpeedNuggeT View Post
^^ he said he will be upgrading, stop with the bottlenecking thing.
GTX570 is a good choice if you are going to keep it for a while
6950, or if your on a budget, a 6870.
if your budget doesnt allow for the ^, then get a GTX460
Little jumpy are we? He never mentioned if he would be upgrading, hence why I asked

Anyways, I'd shoot for the 570 if you can afford it, if not, 470 is my vote on the ones you listed. Enjoy!
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post #17 of 33
Nvm. I thought it said 6950 hehe..
Anyways, GTX 470 in my opinion
But GTX 460 will give you best bang for buck
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post #18 of 33
The 470 is the way to go, if you can afford the 570 I would most definitely go for that. Also I would look at the 460, it all depends what you play.
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post #19 of 33
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Does the GTX 470 allow you to manually change the voltage?
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post #20 of 33
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Grab the 470. In the $200 price bracket, there is no contest, its the clear cut winner. Sure, it trades blows with the 5870 and 6870, but the 470 comes out on top more than it loses (even if it is just barely).

I just went through this same debate myself, and look what card I have in my sig . It's not here yet though, scheduled to be delivered on Monday.
^ thisss
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