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Then OC 460 sli > stock 6870 cfx
OC 6870s > OC 460.

6870 will beat 460 at the same clock.
No, they won't. Are you overlooking the difference between "stock" and "OCed" in those charts? The 6870s are gaining ~1fps in Crysis from overclocking. Whoo-wee. That's some gain!

And stop ignoring the image quality differences.
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Well in anycase, it seems the conclusion is both works just fine =3. So, flip a coin?
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A GTX 460 is clearly inferior to the 6870 both with current drivers. The GTX 460 is really only marginally faster than a 4890. I don't even understand why this is a comparison? There's not much to compare here.
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Well in anycase, it seems the conclusion is both works just fine =3. So, flip a coin?
I agree with that.

At 1080p, both are overkill. And yet neither is sufficient for a larger res, because of the limited amount of Vram.

Marginally faster than a 4890? Lol.
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Honestly? I'd buy a 570 instead. Nothing wrong with SLI - it works great, but a single card will always be better. Especially a single card with extra vram.
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Honestly? I'd buy a 570 instead. Nothing wrong with SLI - it works great, but a single card will always be better. Especially a single card with extra vram.
I would buy a GTX 580 but i missed it. Next Stock is 1 month away...
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How about the 570 though? I'd much rather save a bit of money and get that. In your situation, you'll gain nothing practical from dual GPUs and a 570 will handle anything.
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I agree with that.

At 1080p, both are overkill. And yet neither is sufficient for a larger res, because of the limited amount of Vram.

Marginally faster than a 4890? Lol.
Yes.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-460-review/21

The GTX 460 struggles to beat even the GTX 285.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-460-review/22
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No.

Compare them in DX10 games only.

Several things.

Show me a crossfire review, so I can laugh at ~40% scaling.

DirectX11.

Gah, the noise!

Image quality.

Idle power consumption.

No PhysX.

No folding.

Should I go on?

BTW - Way to go. "current drivers" then show me a review from last June. Good one. And LOL! @ "41" is only marginally better than "30." Ha-ha.
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