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I've got a GTX 460 768MB.

My 8800 GTS 512 couldn't even get to 1080p without crashing for lack of vRAM.

The 460 plays it perfectly with 16xQAA.

That's all I need to know to recommend it.
I was running a 256mb 8800gt for a while, 1600x1050 all medium. Usage was at 255mb. The less vram available the less is allocated, but with 1gb vram at same res/settings i was using about 600mb.
    
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post #52 of 66
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That is a review of the cards in SLI.
We were talking VRAM saturation. This is from that review.

You want max settings its not enough.
Hey, if you don't think that 1920x1200 w/8xQAA is maxed out..

I can't argue with you.
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So am I:

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforc...0-sli-review/6

Does it look like the 1GB GTX 465 is ANY bit better?

I rest my case on CompuDaze's head.
That's a great link and all, but I don't see a GTX 460 1GB SLI to compare to the GTX 460 768MB SLI. The only comparison on that page between the 1GB and the 768MB GTX 460 shows a 6.25% advantage for the 1GB GTX 460. Maybe I just don't have the same amazing god-given eyesight as you do, or you ARE WRONG. But to rest of of laymen, 6.25% is BETTER.
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OK. Anything for the self proclaimed, Mr. Manhattan. I just want to NEVER EVER be wrong about ANYTHING like you are.
Mr. Manhattan (or מר מנהטן) is an homage to the greatest entity of all time, and my city.

Neither of which you can understand.

And don't screw around with me. You want to say something, say it.
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post #55 of 66
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That's a great link and all, but I don't see a GTX 460 1GB SLI to compare to the GTX 460 768MB SLI. The only comparison on that page between the 1GB and the 768MB GTX 460 shows a 6.25% advantage for the 1GB GTX 460. Maybe I just don't have the same amazing god-given eyesight as you do, or you ARE WRONG. But to rest of of laymen, 6.25% is BETTER.
I don't know about the 'of of' laymen, but 6.25% is absolutely meaningless when the price is double.
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post #56 of 66
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That's a great link and all, but I don't see a GTX 460 1GB SLI to compare to the GTX 460 768MB SLI. The only comparison on that page between the 1GB and the 768MB GTX 460 shows a 6.25% advantage for the 1GB GTX 460. Maybe I just don't have the same amazing god-given eyesight as you do, or you ARE WRONG. But to rest of of laymen, 6.25% is BETTER.
See this: http://benchmarkextreme.com/Articles...LYSIS/P18.html
post #57 of 66
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Mr. Manhattan (or מר מנהטן) is an homage to the greatest entity of all time, and my city.

Neither of which you can understand.

And don't screw around with me. You want to say something, say it.
LOL. When you're done watching your cartoon's and want to leave The Matrix, please let me know. I will show you the way. The real world awaits you.
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LOL. When you're done watching your cartoon's and want to leave The Matrix, please let me know. I will show you the way. The real world awaits you.
Done watching my cartoons? It's a character from a graphic novel released 30 years ago.

It's not in any way the medium itself (animated, scripted, reality, etc.) that has significance.. although without the momentary illusion it's impossible to see it..

But it's what you take from it, the ideals, the strength, power, knowledge, wisdom and above all the imagination.. that is real and worth more than anyone who could sink so low as to insult the Matrix could ever understand.

Maybe one day, you'll break free from your game world.. but you'll never be part of mine.
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To the OP:
I hope all this BS has at least enlightened you in some way. Hopefully you are able to sort through this mess and make some sort of informed decision.

To Track:
I have seen many of your kind come and go. The 20-something know-it-all who thinks they are invinceable. Once upon a time, I could probably be categorized in such a way myself. I wish you the best of luck on your journey through life. I bid you farewell.

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I have seen many of your kind come and go. The 20-something know-it-all who thinks they are invinceable. Once upon a time, I could probably be categorized in such a way myself. I wish you the best of luck on your journey through life. I bid you farewell.

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Not all of us are like you, my friend.

Some of us don't get lost..
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