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As you can see these cards are nearly identical which i didnt completely expect. Having done all that i was hoping to have a clear winner but oh well!
Why were you expecting anything different? They're the same card and you ran them at the same speeds

The only real difference would be the temps since they have different coolers.
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They arent the same card..... my msi and evga ultras were VERY different. MSI spanked the evga. If they were both refrence design i would have to agree but given past experience i expected a different outcome.
    
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They arent the same card..... my msi and evga ultras were VERY different. MSI spanked the evga. If they were both refrence design i would have to agree but given past experience i expected a different outcome.
What are you talking about? Reference/non-reference doesn't change the card's performance clock for clock.
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They arent the same card..... my msi and evga ultras were VERY different. MSI spanked the evga. If they were both refrence design i would have to agree but given past experience i expected a different outcome.
I didn't know there were people that actually believed there is a difference between brands
Seriously, every 460 will perform the same at the same clockspeeds.
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