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im not sure of the Benefits of DX11 over DX10 will it make much diffrence at this moment

as im thinking of getting a GTX 260 and upgrade to a GTX4XX/5XX

260 vs 460???
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Yo

At the moment their are a few games which use DX11

BFBC2
F1 2010
Dirt 2

to name a few, their will be alot more DX11 releases in the future, such as Crysis 2, BF3 etc....

So if you are bothered about DX11 atm is up to you,

Also with the 460 vs 260

The 460 at stock is like a 285 with DX11, But when oced the 460 pulls ahead by quite abit

Also for £50 more with warranty i would say its worth it

The 460 is a fair bit faster mate
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The GTX 460 768Mb version is on par with the GTX 285, But the 1gb version smashes the GTX 285.
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Do you NEED an upgrade? If not, hold off until you do for lower prices.
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo;11857992 
Do you NEED an upgrade? If not, hold off until you do for lower prices.

^ This
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i dont need to upgrade, but i dont have a card at all now so im just wondering,

i can get a used 260 gtx for £57 or a gtx 460 1gb for £110 with warranty but it a refurbished item, so card and box i dont know what to do get the cheaper 260 or pay the extra and get the 460, #
im also considering the 560 is out this month so the prices would drop or the 560 may be at a fair price.
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post #7 of 11
I'd wait for the 560. Prices are estimated to be around 250 USD I believe.
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post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by Fallen Angel -X;11857909 
Yo

At the moment their are a few games which use DX11

BFBC2
F1 2010
Dirt 2

to name a few, their will be alot more DX11 releases in the future, such as Crysis 2, BF3 etc....

So if you are bothered about DX11 atm is up to you,

Also with the 460 vs 260

The 460 at stock is like a 285 with DX11, But when oced the 460 pulls ahead by quite abit
Also for £50 more with warranty i would say its worth it

The 460 is a fair bit faster mate

I got a GTX 460 768 MB yesterday for $90 and it's really awesome. when you overclock the core past 850 MHz and the memory past 1000 MHz, you'll be running at the speed of the stock GTX 470 or HD 5870 i believe (correct me if i'm wrong, also show proofs)

I currently run at 1.087v with 900/1800/1050(2100) clocks. very fast.
someone tell me how a GTX 460 at 900/1050 compares to other cards biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 11
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Originally Posted by james8;11867738 
I got a GTX 460 768 MB yesterday for $90 and it's really awesome. when you overclock the core past 850 MHz and the memory past 1000 MHz, you'll be running at the speed of the stock GTX 470 or HD 5870 i believe (correct me if i'm wrong, also show proofs)

I currently run at 1.087v with 900/1800/1050(2100) clocks. very fast.
someone tell me how a GTX 460 at 900/1050 compares to other cards biggrin.gif

If you overclock it to what you did, you're still slower than a 470 by a good margin and barely faster than the stock 1GB model. I've owned both models and can say this with confidence. The 768MB model is around the level of a 285 when it's overclocked and the 1GB model is beyond a 470 when it's overclocked.

I use the clocks of 875/1750/4000 when I say overclocked.
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post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by Qosmio;11867829 
If you overclock it to what you did, you're still slower than a 470 by a good margin and barely faster than the stock 1GB model. I've owned both models and can say this with confidence. The 768MB model is around the level of a 285 when it's overclocked and the 1GB model is beyond a 470 when it's overclocked.

I use the clocks of 875/1750/4000 when I say overclocked.

Please dont listen to this person, thank you.

When you overclock a GTX 460 at those speeds, it is faster than a 470 on stock, the only downside too a 768MB version is it suffers at higher resolutions.
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