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Well all the research i did showed 460s consistently beating 5850s in sli on every single benchmark on every website, infact they were closer to 5870s in performance. which is why i sold my 5850 and got two 460 hawks. They come overclocked and the fermis gain more from ocing apparently , also widely known. The profiles your friend is talking about are uploadeded by nvidia in their driver updates and normally make sli work for all the games but there sometimes a few which take a while to optomise. Much the same for
both companies. But another fact is that amd/ati drivers have been renownedly crap and many games run terrible as a result.

The 5850 is a good card but it just doesnt scale as well as the 460. So if your going dual gpu they are hard to beat. Plus theu handle tessalation much better than the 5000s
    
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