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So for an upcoming build I'm looking at a GTX560 from OCUK for £209. The cheapest is £205, but the former has an extra year warranty and higher stock clocks.

However, the GTX460 is around £50 cheaper and I know these run very nicely.

Currently using an 8800GT and I've seen the GTX560 marketed as x3 faster.

I favour Nvidia because of the decent drivers and good features, but if there's an ATI/AMD card that wipes the floor performance wise for the same or less money then I'm all ears
    
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uhh, ocuk?

scan in way better in my opinons.

imo, the 560 is worth the price and there are no other ati cards thats cheaper that offers better perfomance as far as i know.
    
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The 560 is your best bet. With a properly clocked 560, you're going to be running very close to a GTX 570 performance wise.

Grab another for SLI sometime down the road if you want some more performance.
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I'd go with the 560, you get better tessellation and more overclocking headroom on it

Though I still love my 460 <3
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Thanks guys. Yeah SLI down the road was definately on the cards.

I built a GTX460 system for someone a month or two back and got it to 2000MHZ on the memory and it was a dream. Totally better than my 8800GT SLI setup at the time.

Seeing the GTX560 only £50 more definately tempted me.
    
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