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This one is only $99 after rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814162063

This one is $140 but can be OC'ed to 1000/2000/2000 <--- Crazzy High Clocks
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ab=true&Page=2

But regardless of price what one is better?

Should I wait and get two of the first one? <--- what gpu would that compare to
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If you're asking which one is better, of course the Gigabyte GTS 450 is better. Superior cooling design, and it is rather hard for most GTS 450's to get to 1000 core, even with voltage adjustment.

However, I'd still go for the Galaxy card. Even if you don't get 1000 core OC'd, you'll get pretty near.
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what would two of these cards in SLI compare to single card wise
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what would two of these cards in SLI compare to single card wise
470-ish.


And not EVERY single 450 can get 1000/2000/2000, as it's been pointed out.
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here is a GTS450 SLI review. I think they are a little overpriced myself. Look for a good deal on a GTX460 IMHO.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/N...450_SLI/9.html
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the gigabyte there can easy considering its almost there
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GTS 250 vs GTX 460 vs 4890
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Quote:
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I think they are a little overpriced myself. Look for a good deal on a GTX460 IMHO.

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/N...450_SLI/9.html

Not all 450's are. If you buy them at the right time, you can have 470 performance for ~$180, while being quite cool.


Good deal until it sells out:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814121391R
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Ok i just ordered two of the latter, I was going to get a NOCTUA and one gts 450 but the cooler can wait lol my parts are ariving tomorow so now I have to wait
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Ok i just ordered two of the latter, I was going to get a NOCTUA and one gts 450 but the cooler can wait lol my parts are ariving tomorow so now I have to wait
Wow, arriving tomorrow, and your sad? lol

Wish my stuff came next day (not paying ludicrous next-day air prices).
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