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GeForce GTX 460 SE (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

Bought this for 163.99 also has 20$ rebate i filled out so this card only cost me a total 143.99 im upgrading from a 8500gt GeForce i know its a huge leap and i expect large difference in performance what some thoughts on this card

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What CPU do you have now?
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dual core as of now
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8500gt to GTX 460 is like going from reg Nintendo to virtual reality.
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The SE version isnt as good as the regular 1GB version, is there a particular reason besides price that you would want that card?
    
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which dual core?
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The SE version isnt as good as the regular 1GB version, is there a particular reason besides price that you would want that card?
yes the price is main reason im sticking with this 1gb card

the cpu is intel pentium d 805 2.6ghz
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ouch on the cpu....what kind of PSU do u have?
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Pentium D makes my brain hemorrhage.
You'll notice a difference from the 8500GT, but you'll notice an even bigger difference with a platform upgrade.
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Sorry, but not a very good deal. The GTX 460 768MB version is slightly faster and costs $150.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...CE&PageSize=50

That Netburst Pentium D screams bottleneck, too. As beers said, you'd get a much bigger difference from a platform upgrade.
Edited by LOL_Wut_Axel - 2/18/11 at 7:43pm
    
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