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you can cancel an order up until it ships but if you wanna stick with what you ordered thats all good.
    
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ops sorry, just noticed that you bought the EVGA. Its a SE model, 256bit.. that means its just the bottom of the line.. could you perhaps cancel that order and get the EVGA 1GB 460GTX that is actually 364bit (or something) and make sure it has the hamster cage fan not the middle fan.
Just for the recond to your previous post, the Palit's and other model's like you mentioned do have problems, but the Cyclone brings in air from all around the Heatsink as it's open, so it's not drawing in air from one spot, the same applies with the TwinFrozr II really, the shroud doesn't cover that much of the card to obscure where they get the air from.

Also, all the 1GB versions have a 256bit Bus, the 768MB models have a 192bit Bus.
Both the 1Gb and 768MB Models have 336 Shaders (Cuda Cores), the SE has 288.
The SE and 1GB both have 32 ROPs, the 768MB having 24.

Basically a second SM cluster of the SE was disabled (one being disabled on every 460, the 560Ti is a fully enabled chip with enhancements), hampering it's overall performance compared to the 768MB version, it only really catches up to the 768Mb at high 1600p resolutions with AA enabled, or games that rely on VRAM moreso due to the 1GB or VRAM and Bus Width.

To be honest, the HAWK Talon Attack 1GB as previously mentioned is easily one of the best versions of the 460 you can get, and it's price is so low currently.

The 1GB models fair so much better than their 768MB or SE counterparts.

If you had to go with the 768MB selection though, go with the Twin Frozr version, you can crank the voltage, overclock and cool it slightly better than the Cyclone.

If you're sticking with the SE, just OC it, if you got it for a much cheaper price than the 768MB version, then you can't complain really, it's still a 460 and they're great.
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Well, just canceled it guys. I can't place any order until they refund back into my bank. :/
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Well, just canceled it guys. I can't place any order until they refund back into my bank. :/


You know you want it.
 
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This guy is running at 720p. twin frozer 768 perfect.
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Problem is...the open box item might not include the mini-HDMI to HDMI converter. :[

And when can I expect Newegg to refund my money?
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tell you what if it doesnt include it i will send you the one that came with my card.
    
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tell you what if it doesnt include it i will send you the one that came with my card.
lol alright deal
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twin because it gots 2 fans
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Someone ordered the Hawk before I got my refund money. Out of stock now. Guess now it's between the EVGA 1G GTX460 SE and the MSI 768MB GTX460 Twin Frozr II. Which one guys?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130591
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127519
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