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The insignificant increase in case temps (seriously, we're talking like .5C - 1C if that much) isn't worth the trade off in extreme noise.

I'll take dead silence to a howling banshee any day.

Seriously. EE style blower cards are like hairdryers.

460, def best bang for buck at the moment. 560 I don't -think- is going to replace it, but more or less be priced between the 460 and 570.
I love loud GPU fans lol, It makes my PC sound fast lol.
    
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GTX 460 made sense with the GTX 470 was $350, but the price is so close now unless you're really strapped for cash, the GTX 470 is the better buy imo.
    
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how would 2x GTX 460s compare to other cards. Also I would have to do a nvidia hack.
2 OC'd 460s = ~580
    
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Well, if you read the news GTX560 TI is just around the corner. Either that or the GTX 570. There arent much choice
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GTX 460 made sense with the GTX 470 was $350, but the price is so close now unless you're really strapped for cash, the GTX 470 is the better buy imo.
The 460 overclocks better, runs cooler and quiter than a 470.
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This and go SLI

http://cgi.ebay.com/ZOTAC-GTX460-SYN...a#ht_807wt_924

or this and wait for another one to SLI later on.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...T#ht_500wt_941

Is the GTX 470 really that much better than the GTX 460 for $100 more? if its only gunna give me like 5FPS more than the GTX 460 then ill go with the 460

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http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-EVGA-01G-P3-...ht_2629wt_1189
Edited by fRingE - 1/23/11 at 12:49pm
    
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Well, if you read the news GTX560 TI is just around the corner. Either that or the GTX 570. There arent much choice
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Is the GTX 470 really that much better than the GTX 460 for $100 more? if its only gunna give me like 5FPS more than the GTX 460 then ill go with the 460

Why are you using eBay? I linked a 470 that is the same price as some 460's..
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The 460 overclocks better, runs cooler and quiter than a 470.
Stock I guess yah, but with the gtx 460 you're stuck. You get all you can get right away and you can't really do anything to go any higher.

With the GTX 470 you get a beast waiting to be unleashed. Down the road when you need more power you can get an after market cooler, or even a water block which will allow quieter function and lower temps than stock gtx 460 cooling.

I look at it as an investment. The gtx 470 has a lot of potential, the gtx 460 is near its peak right from the factory.
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