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I am looking at all the 460's, and see most of them on sale for about 199, and am wondering which one would you chose?

I'm leaning toward the:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125352

I never really oc my gpu, but always could. Thanks prinny doods.
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I would also pick the Gigabyte 460 gtx 1gb Version.I have it myself (spare gpu) and it was awesome.Very quiet and running very cool aswell.Mine idled between 30-35 degrees depending on the ambient.The two turbo fans on the card cool the card very well.Load temps were ususally 60-70 degrees.It also uses alot less power than most other cards.Also my Gigabyte 460 gtx overclcoked very well.It reached around 900 core with voltage bump.(very easy to overclock with MSI Afterburner and EVGA Precision)
So yeah i would go for it.You wont regret it.
Edited by pm1109 - 1/9/11 at 4:12pm
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I like my HAWK.
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Go over to Micro Center and pick up a 1GB EVGA for $150. Or wait for a 560 like I am
Edited by zactillow - 1/9/11 at 4:19pm
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+1 Hawk

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-518-_-Product

$199 right now and comes with Just Cause 2 and Mafia 2

Very quiet card + Great OC abilities

http://www.hardwarezone.com/product-guide/view/77814
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post #6 of 62
+1 hawk
mine overclocked to 855 core and 2050 memory at stock volts
and thats pretty impressive for stock volts......
or if u want something a little cheaper go with the gtx 460 cyclone....
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1GB version,. ANY, they clock really well so don't waste money on the factory clocked ones.
    
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post #8 of 62
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Originally Posted by ghost_z View Post
+1 hawk
mine overclocked to 855 core and 2050 memory at stock volts
and thats pretty impressive for stock volts......
or if u want something a little cheaper go with the gtx 460 cyclone....
cyclone is cheaper there?

here up in canada, cyclone 1gb vs hawk, cyclone cost around 20 or 30 more.
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post #9 of 62
You should consider the Hawk, worth the extra $30.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-534-_-Product
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mekaw View Post
cyclone is cheaper there?

here up in canada, cyclone 1gb vs hawk, cyclone cost around 20 or 30 more.
seriously how can the gtx 460 cyclone be costlier its an inferior card to hawk in terms of out of the box overclock
7+1 power phase etc etc....if thats the case definitely get the hawk.....runs really cool
my idle temps are 27 degrees and load is around 56 degrees......
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