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Oh I see.

I checked out those GTX 460 results and they see awfully high to me. Are you sure you didn't set High Performance in the Nvidia Control Panel ?

I'm saying this because I played around with a GTX 460 1GB at my friend's house in games such as Crysis Warhead, GTA 4 and Gothic 4. All of them performed pretty bad overall (20 FPS range) at max settings (1920x1080) compared to my GTX 470 which might hit 20 FPS in Crysis Warhead but never goes below 40 in the others.
I'm pretty sure I'd know if I set High Performance.

Was your friend's GTX 460 at stock speeds? Because mines running a 880MHz core and 2000MHz memory.

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Just for the record, the reason that DX11 tests are where the 470 shows the most dominance over the 460 is because the primary strength of the 470 vs 460 lies in it's computational power, having more shaders, rops, and polymorph units (these being where the tessellation units live).

Basically, the 470 has it's clearest advantage when tessellation is involved because it's very compute-heavy ... use of the tessellation tends to make the limiting factor to performance lie with the shaders, polymorph units, and ROP's, which is where the 470 has it's most significant advantages.
Thanks a lot Brett you're making me wish I got a GTX 470 haha.
Edited by razr m3 - 1/12/11 at 11:38am
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I'm pretty sure I'd know if I set High Performance.

Was your friend's GTX 460 at stock speeds? Because mines running a 880MHz core and 2000MHz memory.



Thanks a lot Brett you're making me wish I got a GTX 470 haha.
Your 460 beats me in some games/benchies so be happy brah!

Hahah
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Your 460 beats me in some games/benchies so be happy brah!

Hahah
Haha true, true. Well that's good enough for me
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Haha true, true. Well that's good enough for me
yes sir. Ok so when I get back we can run a few more benchies and then start a new thread:

GTX 460 vs GTX 470 Showdown! lol
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yes sir. Ok so when I get back we can run a few more benchies and then start a new thread:

GTX 460 vs GTX 470 Showdown! lol
Yes. Should we post the thread results of the benchmarks at my 880MHz and your 800MHz? We can show that comparison and keep updating/posting new and better results.
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Yes. Should we post the thread results of the benchmarks at my 880MHz and your 800MHz? We can show that comparison and keep updating/posting new and better results.
Sounds good. I'll be back shortly
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Sounds good. I'll be back shortly
Alright

Also, I made a new thread and moved all our results here.
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I'm pretty sure I'd know if I set High Performance.

Was your friend's GTX 460 at stock speeds? Because mines running a 880MHz core and 2000MHz memory.
Hmm he's indeed on stock (i think). While you have a nice OC I was also comparing with jam3s and his results are either too low or yours are too high. Third option is I'm wrong lol (which is possible).

I'm under the impression that a heavily OCed GTX 460 should perform near a stock GTX 470 in pretty much everything and not just DX 11.
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Hmm he's indeed on stock (i think). While you have a nice OC I was also comparing with jam3s and his results are either too low or yours are too high. Third option is I'm wrong lol (which is possible).

I'm under the impression that a heavily OCed GTX 460 should perform near a stock GTX 470 in pretty much everything and not just DX 11.
jam3s has a slight bottleneck due to his Q6600 (not super noticable though), but I also have higher CPU and GPU overclocks.

This is basically the case. I wanted to test my theory, and thus this GPU competition began .
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