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I know theres been more than a few of these threads, but the opinions are all over the place from what I'm reading.

My plan was to buy 2 more 580s until I saw they'd need almost a full core to handle the GPU folding... I'd rather leave the 980 running bigadv.

So I'm looking for a card that can handle decent OCs on stock cooling, and something I can afford 6 of in a say 700-750 budget.

This might be the card I'm after: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...tem=14-127-519

but I'm open to suggestions.
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Give me a sec while I pick up my jaw...


Yea grab those 460s! Very nice deal, mind you too many Fermi cards will kill your bigadv PPD but your total PPD will be incredible.
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Give me a sec while I pick up my jaw...


Yea grab those 460s! Very nice deal, mind you too many Fermi cards will kill your bigadv PPD but your total PPD will be incredible.
Oh my mistake, these will go on another board.
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How many slots does it have?
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The 460 should do! Get like 4x of them
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How many slots does it have?
6, I'll use extenders to give me room for cooling.
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post #7 of 54
yeah, the 460 768mb is a great choice.
My results:
430 - 3.5k
450 - 9k
460 - 12.5k
470 - 15.5k
480 - 16.5k
570 - 18.25k
post #8 of 54
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6, I'll use extenders to give me room for cooling.
6x 460 = $750 = 72k PPD.
Make sure you have a semi decent CPU to power all those.

Assuming you can get 6 rebates, I am sure you can cook up something.
If not get a mix of 450s & 460s.
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6, I'll use extenders to give me room for cooling.
You should just get 6 single slot 450's or 460's
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You should just get 6 single slot 450's or 460's
Then they'd need to be on water to sustain OC, correct?
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