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Poll Results: which gpu path should i take now and later?

 
  • 18% (12)
    gtx 460 and get another later in sli
  • 15% (10)
    gtx 470 now and upgrade later
  • 3% (2)
    6850 now and get another later in cf
  • 14% (9)
    6870 now and upgrade later
  • 48% (31)
    forget all those cards and get a 6950 and convert to 6970
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post #31 of 49
Either the GTX 470 or 6870, you can't go wrong. The 460 would be the recommendation if your resolution was lower.
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post #32 of 49
6950
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post #33 of 49
if you want smth affordable - id go for 6850 - either gigabyte twin force one or sapphire toxic. 6870 is a great choice also - Sapphire, XFX or Asus. 6950 and unlock to 6970 is a next awesome option but the ultimate choice is a GTX 570 - its simply amazing.
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post #34 of 49
Thread Starter 
i am leaning towards the idea of a 179.99 460 then stepping up to a 560 later if it's added to list or adding another in sli.

or getting a 6870.

i can't justify the 6950's price with the 560 about to drop and all. it looks like there is about to be a price war on the front soon.
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ok its been done. i decided to get the 460 from evga for 179 and then step up later.
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post #36 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by infamouskid View Post
ok its been done. i decided to get the 460 from evga for 179 and then step up later.
will you be doing SLI?

That would be cool too, since you could step up both cards
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post #37 of 49
i personally wouldn't do the 460.

its a great card but you can get better and it seems like your selling yourself short.

and like someone stated earlier, sometimes mail in rebates work, and sometimes they don't. i think its something you shouldn't base your price/performance over, which is some reabte.

get the better card, 6870, 6950, or 470. Raw performance, good price, and like i said not sell yourself short. its like a power supply, don't get the cheap one just to get it, get a good one so you never have to worry about it again.

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post #38 of 49
Thread Starter 
well i ended up getting the 460 for 179.99 before mail in rebate.
i plan on stepping up later so i am not too worried.
worse comes to worse i can return it and get a different card.
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post #39 of 49
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i am very impressed at how well this 460 oc's but i think unless i plan to sli..i should return this card and get something better. reason being is i didnt realize TR models are not eligible for step up program.
so i got 15 days to decide to return and exchange or be stuck with it.

what do you all think?
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post #40 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by infamouskid View Post
i am very impressed at how well this 460 oc's but i think unless i plan to sli..i should return this card and get something better. reason being is i didnt realize TR models are not eligible for step up program.
so i got 15 days to decide to return and exchange or be stuck with it.

what do you all think?
Return it.

Grab a 6870.

Grab another later as well for Crossfire.

The scaling on the 6870 is amazing in Crossfire, and they perform similarly to a GTX 470.

You'll be very happy if you do
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