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I went from a 4890 to a 768MB 460 and saw no change. it's a sidegrade entirely. DX11 is your only bonus. I managed an overclock which took it to the level of a stock 1GB model but that's it.

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Well just bit the bullet and bought it let's hope its a cooler and better ocing card than the last nvidia I used a horrid gtx285 that was across the board slower than my 4890 but I love what I've heard about the fermis as far as oc and perf and I'm also not gonna miss that horrid fan on the 4890 it was like having a dust buster in my pc and the card screamed when I used it
wat?

A 285 will RAPE a 4890. XD
     
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I went from a 4890 to a 768MB 460 and saw no change. it's a sidegrade entirely. DX11 is your only bonus. I managed an overclock which took it to the level of a stock 1GB model but that's it.



wat?

A 285 will RAPE a 4890. XD
Not really. The GTX 285 is definitely the faster of the 2 but not by a large amount and when the 4890 is OC'ed it matches beats it. Thanks for posting about the 460 and clearing up the confusion though. Its good to hear from someone who has owned both.
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post #13 of 17
save up and get a 560Ti .. you wont notice a difference trust men i upgraded from the 4890 to a single GTX 460 1gb then a month later went SLI
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I went from a 4890 to a 768MB 460 and saw no change. it's a sidegrade entirely. DX11 is your only bonus. I managed an overclock which took it to the level of a stock 1GB model but that's it.



wat?

A 285 will RAPE a 4890. XD
Well not in my system it failed epically in evry game and 3dmark 06 and barely tied the 4890 in vantage but if I ocd the 4890 it beat it there too and the card ran hot and an oc as little as 5mhz would crash the driver I hated that card
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post #15 of 17
I would save your money and get the GTX465Ti, You dont want less than 1gig of vram these days. Hell even 1gig is cutting it in some games. Later two gtx465Ti in SLi are awesome.
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Either this or this. Best bang for the buck at the $200 price point IMO.

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All I have to say is that this card is amazing... slightly higher scores in every test combined with supercool and superquiet operation plus less power draw and good ocing headroom (for stock voltage i don't want to crank the voltage til I got Vrms sinks) all for 150 bux I couldn't be happier
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