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New dilemma... GTX460 vs 6870 vs 6850

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I made another thread and i thought i decided on the 6870... now i am very skeptical again....

I need a strait down answer and explanation. A lot of people are saying the 6870 is not a very good buy, can't OC much and with a 6850 you can bring clocks above the 6870 levels.

Now I read that the gtx460 is a higher OC'er then both...

please explain to me what the hell it means to have more stream processing units and if it will even matter one bit. I can get a 6870 for $209 a 6850 for $179 and


gtx460 $199 : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125345


Im leaning towards a 6870 because I don't think an Antec Earthwatts 650W can handle a OC... but anyways Im sorry for asking a lot from you all but I need clarification.
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Go with the 6870. It doesn't need to OC much, the 460 has to OC to 900MHz or more just to catch up to a stock 6870. Not all of them do that either, mine only goes to 850MHz.
 
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so the hands down the 6870 is a better buy then both the cards?
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so the hands down the 6870 is a better buy then both the cards?
If the budget is enough, go with this one, it's much better than all the other cards you listed.
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that 6870 looks awesome shinjo :O
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