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Why are you using eBay? I linked a 470 that is the same price as some 460's..
can u link again plz....
    
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First one that can find me 2x GTX 460s for under $300 wins ^_^.. well they can be a bit above $300 but not by a lot.
    
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can u link again plz....
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...scrollFullInfo
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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.
GTX470...not really a beast and your suggesting that he invests more money in aftermaket cooler/water cooling just to have a cool quite card that will be 5-10% faster than a GX460?
If he is investing all that money he might aswell just get a GTX570.
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First one that can find me 2x GTX 460s for under $300 wins ^_^.. well they can be a bit above $300 but not by a lot.
2 of these:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130591


or these:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121390
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Which one OCs better?
    
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Which one OCs better?
They both offer different options.. so you need to decide that first..

And I can't tell you which one OCs better.. You could order 2 of the same cards and one OCs higher than the other.
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Which one OCs better?
The ASUS as the EVGA is an SE model, which is underclocked.

EDIT: The ASUS also has a better cooler, steer clear of the EVGA SE. A point though is that the ASUS only has 768mb of GDDR5, which will be noticeable if you get a bigger monitor.
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The ASUS as the EVGA is an SE model, which is underclocked.
Underclocked? It offers more memory bandwidth than the Asus, but has less CUDA cores.
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so wait there are 3 GTX 460s...

GTX 460

GTX 460 SE

and

GTX 460 SC?
    
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