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post #21 of 35
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Can't an Oc'd 450 easily reach a stock 460's PPD?
Yeah, but the 460s also overclock pretty well.
post #22 of 35
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Can't an Oc'd 450 easily reach a stock 460's PPD?
I never understand that argument, and its used so much on OCN.
If you can overclock it why compare it to stock clocks.
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I never understand that argument, and its used so much on OCN.
If you can overclock it why compare it to stock clocks.
Exactly, it's like saying "wow my 2600K at 5.0GHz beats a stock i7-930", but if you're comparing an overclocked 2600K, surely you should compare it to an overclocked i7-9xx?
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Well the reason I am not going to get a 460 is because those are $160~$220. I could get a 450 for $115 and oc it to match the 460's ppd.
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I never understand that argument, and its used so much on OCN.
If you can overclock it why compare it to stock clocks.
Lol, reminds me of that Top Gear episode where Clarkson is comparing a crappy car to a sports car (Daihatsu vs Aston Martin IIRC) and claims that the Daihatsu will easily pass an Aston @ 50 mph when doing 70 mph.
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post #26 of 35
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Well the reason I am not going to get a 460 is because those are $160~$220. I could get a 450 for $115 and oc it to match the 460's ppd.
You should be able to get a Galaxi GTX 460 for $105 after MIR and a ECS GTX 450 for $85 after MIR at Newegg. And no GTS 450 is going to do 12-13k PPD like a GTX 460.
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Lol, reminds me of that Top Gear episode where Clarkson is comparing a crappy car to a sports car (Daihatsu vs Aston Martin IIRC) and claims that the Daihatsu will easily pass an Aston @ 50 mph when doing 70 mph.
I love Top Gear
post #28 of 35
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You should be able to get a Galaxi GTX 460 for $105 after MIR and a ECS GTX 450 for $85 after MIR at Newegg. And no GTS 450 is going to do 12-13k PPD like a GTX 460.
I'll have to look into this. Thanks
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UGH never mind mom insta-shot down that idea
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