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post #21 of 79
2x 460s are better and cheaper. they oc-ed it to a shabby 820mhz, with no voltage adjustments. SO possibly it can hit more. Its a nice card but too late with no quad sli. Its almost useless as a gpu, but great for folding.
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slow loading? Wait you mean this actually will load!
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post #23 of 79
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Originally Posted by Eugenester View Post
Then you aren't considering the price of the NF200, 1GB more memory, and other components that are used in order to connect the two GPUs.
Uh... 512mb more memory. Not 1gb.

..It's still priced too high.
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Bought it, tested it, liked it; however, it is extremely long (barely fit into my 690) and I was concerned that over time, the PCB would actually become warped bc of the sagging (and yes, it sags). The performance increase was noticeable, but I am only gaming at 1080p (won't be buying multiple monitors or anything else for a while); I don't need a dual GPU, it's simply overkill. So I returned it, and am going to go with a Radeon 6970/GTX 570 instead.
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Nice card but I think your better off with 2x GTX460's
Edited by Cmdr.Shephard - 4/1/11 at 1:20pm
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post #26 of 79
I have to sorta agree then again a gtx 560 Ti is good too isn't it?

Don't gtx 580 in SLi go high as 590 compared to this one? I need to see benchmarks? Are there any benchies out now?
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I have to sorta agree then again a gtx 560 Ti is good too isn't it?

Don't gtx 580 in SLi go high as 590 compared to this one? I need to see benchmarks? Are there any benchies out now?
2x 580's beat the 590 by a longshot
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Uh... 512mb more memory. Not 1gb.

..It's still priced too high.
Uh...no. 1GB more memory. http://www.evga.com/products/moreinf...02G-P3-1387-AR. GTX 460s don't have memory in increments of 512MB. Read the 2GB part carefully. Make sure you don't misinterpret it.
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post #30 of 79
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Uh...no. 1GB more memory. http://www.evga.com/products/moreinf...02G-P3-1387-AR. GTX 460s don't have memory in increments of 512MB. Read the 2GB part carefully. Make sure you don't misinterpret it.
2048 / 2 = 1024 (per core).

It's basically 1GB per 460 core, like how it is on the single cards. In the end it costs more to produce 2 separate GTX 460s than it does to produce one of these yet this is priced more. Bad pricing. They only priced it like this because they can.
    
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