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Sounds good. Will order that shortly then.
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Good lord this thread progressed quickly. I put in an edit, looked back and saw all this!

The EVGA cards that scan has at the moment look good. For some reason, it's listed on the deals page as being £9 cheaper. You might want to try buying from there, but I doubt it'll make a difference. Oh, and your power supply should run a 460 just fine.

Edit again:
I'm not sure about scan's shipping prices, but you might want to look at these:

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/p...e1gd5ocmd.html

http://www.novatech.co.uk/novatech/p...3-1372-er.html

I've had some good experiences with Novatech in the past, and they do offer a reasonable free shipping service if you're looking to save some money.
Edited by Korlus - 3/8/11 at 10:20am
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If you wanna go for a 460, I'd consider a msi one. Price is within your limit (~165€ which is about ~£140), and those cards run damn good. I have the 1gb cyclone version, runs good, not much noise, lot of overclock margin.

Stay away at all costs from palit and gainward cards. They do use a nasty sticker on the back of the card, if you remove the cooler, you loose your warranty. Not to mention how bad their warranty service is, to get a 9800gt repaired / replaced I've to go through consumer's associations.
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Go with this one, the EVGA is loud and not as cool.
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/230557
    
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post #15 of 25
5850 >> GTX 460 by a considerable margin

http://www.pixmania.co.uk/uk/uk/5122...-gb-gddr5.html

And yes they're a very trust worthy site : http://www.google.co.uk/products/sel...=0CCAQlQgwADgA
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I thought the bang for the buck was with Nvidia atm...

5850 is an interesting prospect, however.
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I thought the bang for the buck was with Nvidia atm...

5850 is an interesting prospect, however.
Not really. There are equally performing cards with similar prices on both sides. The 6850 is generally a bit faster than the 460 and can be had for £130, which is a nice price. So overall its a bit cheaper. You should check out that 5850 though.
    
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I might have to consider the 6850 then.

A Sapphire 1GB Toxic 6850 is £153 from Ebuyer. Has 2 DVI (only one is dual link, shouldn't matter too much for what I want to do), HDMI, and 2 Mini DP.

Would that perform better than the MSI or EVGA 460s?
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460 is an overclock monster..I wouldn't bother with iti f you don't plan to OC
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I would check the special offers pages on scan, it does make a difference when ordering, even if a product is on special offer you must buy via the offer to make sure you get the discount.

Also, yeah the 460's are OC beasts!
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