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6950 or save up 100 more for a 570.
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keep your 470, get an ssd
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The question you need to ask yourself is "Do I really need it?"

I've looked back many times at all the money I've spent on computer crap, and for the most part I get a feeling of how much money I've wasted trying to keep up when really, it wasn't all that necessary.

I don't think it's worth ditching a 470 at the moment. At least not until there's more than one or two games that can't run well & look good at the same time. I *especially* don't think the watercooling suggestion someone above made is worth it. Why spend a lot of money to watercool a card that's already beyond it's golden days?
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The question you need to ask yourself is "Do I really need it?" +rep

I've looked back many times at all the money I've spent on computer crap, and for the most part I get a feeling of how much money I've wasted trying to keep up when really, it wasn't all that necessary.

I don't think it's worth ditching a 470 at the moment. At least not until there's more than one or two games that can't max it. I *especially* don't think the watercooling suggestion someone above made is worth it. Why spend a lot of money to watercool a card that's already beyond it's golden days?
This right here is a very smart man!Take his advice to heart because he know what he's talking about.

My mentor (ex boss) use to taught me a lot about life especially when it comes to money. He have this saying when he purchase anything that involve money. He would ask himself, "do I want it or do I need it?. I've been asking myself that question ever since I've met the guy. Let me tell you I saved thousands of dollars on electronic and wasted thousands on other such as gambling, but that's besides the point.

Ask yourself... do you want it or do you need it?
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Dual 460s. Such beast cards, and they run so cool and quiet. They're wicked fast, and are just all around badass .
agree. love mine, they run pretty much anything i throw at them, especially when OC'd.
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3DMark Vantage (Performance Preset) / 3DMark06:

GeForce GTX 460 (256-bit & 1 GB): P13623/18601
GeForce GTX 460 (192-bit & 768 MB): P13386/18259

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again two 460s are great, you could find them used here like there were* for $200 just sold two days ago. or you may be able to find two used 465s unlockable or not that you could get to become 470s. That would be a find for sure. but in all seriousness just save up some extra money without selling anything off for it. Ive done this as a child in the past and you only end up with stuff worth less than what you started with and all previously used. Still I would vote for the sli 460 setup as a mild upgrade but youre just fine as you are.
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This right here is a very smart man!Take his advice to heart because he know what he's talking about.

My mentor (ex boss) use to taught me a lot about life especially when it comes to money. He have this saying when he purchase anything that involve money. He would ask himself, "do I want it or do I need it?. I've been asking myself that question ever since I've met the guy. Let me tell you I saved thousands of dollars on electronic and wasted thousands on other such as gambling, but that's besides the point.

Ask yourself... do you want it or do you need it?
but im not even spending any money :\\ im just using the money that im selling my gpu to buy something potentially better.
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u should donate the money to me since i'm ultra poooor
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