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I am looking to get a new graphics card soon and I am looking to get something in the Nvidia 400 or 500 series. I want something that will overclock well, and will be a good choice for the money. I have heard very good things about the GTX 460.

Any suggestions/opinions?

Edit: Forgot to add that the card will mostly be used for gaming and folding when i'm not using the computer
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The gtx 460 is good, or the 560. You can also try the open box section at newegg and get a gtx 470 for cheap.
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The gtx 460 is good, or the 560. You can also try the open box section at newegg and get a gtx 470 for cheap.
i wasn't aware newegg had an open box section
    
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Whats your budget?
If you can only spend ~$200-250 the 460/470/560 or 6850/6870 are fantastic.
If you can swing ~$300-350 I would HIGHLY recommend a 6950 or a 570.
In my opinion buying the Lower end of the High end cards is always the best bang for the buck. They are far more powerful, and last far longer than the mid range cards. I know my 460 already feels the hurt at high/meduim settings.
Its a shame I didnt have the money to do it when I bought my current 460.
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I see this thread getting more and more frequent everyday. Then they all have the same answers. LOL Anyways, You gotta give your budget.

You know where people's advice came from? I'll tell you.
1.Give your budget.
2.They go to Newegg and search the price range.
3. They pick the best card on the results.
4.?????
5.Profit
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jethro_static View Post
I see this thread getting more and more frequent everyday. Then they all have the same answers. LOL Anyways, You gotta give your budget.

You know where people's advice came from? I'll tell you.
1.Give your budget.
2.They go to Newegg and search the price range.
3. They pick the best card on the results.
4.?????
5.Profit
Why visit newegg?
Ive got it all memorized.

And those question marks are where the thread gets ugly.
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Here's the link,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...abStoreType=99

Try for a gtx 470 if it comes back to stock. I think there is a MSI gtx 570 for $280.
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i was probably looking in the around or under (cheaper is always better ) 250 range. i was really thinking about either an asus gtx 460 or an evga sc 460 just beacause of the overclockability.
    
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Why visit newegg?
Ive got it all memorized.

And those question marks are where the thread gets ugly.
You should put it in your sig. "Best graphics card for the money advice. PM me"
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Professional review of March's graphics cards lineup on Toms Hardware:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...6990,2879.html
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