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Will sell both for 375 One for half the price
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Will sell both for 375 One for half the price
You'll have trouble getting that out of them.

You can get pairs of them new for ~300-340 all the time. I didn't even pay 375 for my pair, and I bought the first one before the 5xx series had been introduced.

Also, why upgrade at all? At 1080p there's nothing 2 460s can't max with playable framerates, so what are you doing that requires so much GPU power?
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post #13 of 31
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Originally Posted by WhitePrQjser View Post
Will sell both for 375 One for half the price
Well good luck with that sale. I'm seeing GTX 470s going for that price. Here are a few prices from the OCN Marketplace:
$175 for one MSI Twin Frozr II Edition 1gb
$295 for two MSI Cyclone 1gb
$155 for one Sparkle Calibre Edition 1gb
$110 for a Galaxy GTC 460 768mb (x2)
Just for a reference:
$180 for an MSI GTX 470
$185 for a Gigabyte GTX 470
$185 for an ASUS GTX 470
$175 for an EVGA GTX 465
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Why do you need to have 2 cards again? If you're going to be spending the same amount of money, go for the single card solution, just easier that way.

And yea, 1gb GTX 460 is $150 new now, so $375 for the pair is hardly realistic.
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You'll have trouble getting that out of them.

You can get pairs of them new for ~300-340 all the time. I didn't even pay 375 for my pair, and I bought the first one before the 5xx series had been introduced.

Also, why upgrade at all? At 1080p there's nothing 2 460s can't max with playable framerates, so what are you doing that requires so much GPU power?
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Well good luck with that sale. I'm seeing GTX 470s going for that price. Here are a few prices from the OCN Marketplace:
$175 for one MSI Twin Frozr II Edition 1gb
$295 for two MSI Cyclone 1gb
$155 for one Sparkle Calibre Edition 1gb
$110 for a Galaxy GTC 460 768mb (x2)
Just for a reference:
$180 for an MSI GTX 470
$185 for a Gigabyte GTX 470
$185 for an ASUS GTX 470
$175 for an EVGA GTX 465
So you guys naturally assume that I'm from the US?

I live in Denmark. Pricing here is rather high.

A pair goes for about $500-550.. So my pricing isn't that off.
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Why do you need to have 2 cards again? If you're going to be spending the same amount of money, go for the single card solution, just easier that way.

And yea, 1gb GTX 460 is $150 new now, so $375 for the pair is hardly realistic.
Dam, I haven't checked the prices lately. The Sparkle 1gb 460s are $154.99 with $4.99 shipping new on Newegg.
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Single 580 makes the most sense, 570s might have some more guts but they are going to be louder and hotter, plus your only real option to upgrade is to get rid of both of them.... again!
    
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I say the 6990. No more upgrades for the rest of your life
    
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post #19 of 31
Probably go for gtx570 sli. Here is a link shown some numbers.
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I went from GTX 460 HAWK SLI to GTX 560 TF2 SLI, here's a little bench:

460 SLI @ 900/1000



560 SLI @ 1000/1100

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