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Poll expired: Mar 7, 2011  
  • 4% (3)
    EVGA gts 450
  • 95% (58)
    EVGA gtx 460
61 Total Votes  
post #11 of 43
the slow edition gtx460 is good without an overclock, but it REALLY shines when you overclock it

expect a ~30% boost from an avg. overclock
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post #12 of 43
If it's in your budget, get the 460. The only reason on why I didn't was because of my super tight budget
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now, if i g with the 460 SE. It says minimum of 450 watts psu. I have the corsair tx650. Will this guy be enough to run the card, 125w processor, and all of my peripherals?


EDIT: And another question I have is.... If i go with the 460 SE and want to overclock it... How will it overclock?I have heard that the manufacturers cherry pick through cards and factory overclock the "more stable" ones hat pass their stress tests. And that the base versions aren't really stable enough to oc properly. is that true?
Edited by mwl5apv - 2/5/11 at 9:33pm
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post #14 of 43
the 460se draws 305W under load. your TX650 has more than enough power for it, your cpu, all peripherals, maybe even a blow dryer as well.
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post #15 of 43
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Originally Posted by mwl5apv;12279066 
now, if i g with the 460 SE. It says minimum of 450 watts psu. I have the corsair tx650. Will this guy be enough to run the card, 125w processor, and all of my peripherals?


EDIT: And another question I have is.... If i go with the 460 SE and want to overclock it... How will it overclock?I have heard that the manufacturers cherry pick through cards and factory overclock the "more stable" ones hat pass their stress tests. And that the base versions aren't really stable enough to oc properly. is that true?

more than enough. Don't go for the SE though, the 768mb model is better
post #16 of 43
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Originally Posted by Morizuno;12279160 
more than enough. Don't go for the SE though, the 768mb model is better

Depending on what benchmarks your looking at they're neck in neck, usually the SE is just a little ahead. In some cases the SE wins out because of the larger memory.
Edited by [\/]Paris - 2/5/11 at 9:48pm
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post #17 of 43
It's really not. Maybe at stock speeds, but at 900MHz+ core, it'll smash it in higher resolutions. Plus, it produces less heat and allows it to be overclocked even further.
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post #18 of 43
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Originally Posted by barrpet;12279143 
the 460se draws 305W under load. your TX650 has more than enough power for it, your cpu, all peripherals, maybe even a blow dryer as well.

Where in the WORLD did you get that figure from!!?? confused.gif

The regular 460 draws up to 150w full load at stock. Around 160-170w overclocked and overvolted.

I voted GTX460, but do yourself a favor and get the Non-SE model.

And your Corsair 650w PSU has enough room to SLI two 470's or two 560's if you wanted. You've got MORE than enough power to do anything your budget seems like it'll allow.
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post #19 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by [\/]Paris;12279171 
Depending on what benchmarks your looking at they're neck in neck. In some cases the SE wins out because of the larger memory.

Yeah according to this bench the SE is a few % behind the 768 model. It only beats the 768 with 8xAA enabled at 1920x1080.

GTX-460-SE-77.jpg
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difference between SE and 768 MB is about 10%
if you play at 1080p or higher, get the SE
if you play below 1080p, get the 768 MB
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