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Poll Results: Upgrade?

 
  • 26% (4)
    Buy another 460
  • 66% (10)
    Sell your 460 and buy a 500 series card
  • 0% (0)
    Upgrade keyboard to a G110
  • 6% (1)
    Get a better case (currently have NZXT Tempest Evo)
  • 0% (0)
    Upgrade headphones from pos ones I have
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post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 
I have about $400 saved up what should I spend it on?
post #2 of 11
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Originally Posted by Letmekilluplz View Post
I have about $400 saved up what should I spend it on?
I'd vote either SLI or another monitor. A dual monitor setup was my best investment in my opinion. I love it.
    
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post #3 of 11
Monitor should definitely be an option. I would at least have 1080/1200 before I considered SLi.
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post #4 of 11
I would get a better series card. EVGA GTX 580 Superclocked version. Sexy card with amazing performance, got two of them in sli and it's worth every penny.
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post #5 of 11
I'd say sell and get a 570 and buy another monitor to match your Asus one, that would be cool, would be quite the upgrade
    
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by Canadarocker View Post
I'd say sell and get a 570 and buy another monitor to match your Asus one, that would be cool, would be quite the upgrade
Too bad I dont have an asus I'll keep an eye out for a good dual monitor deal here on th marketplace. I've been playing mafia 2 on my native res with everything maxed out and I still get awesome frames. Seems like my oced 460 is doing well so I think monitor makes the most sense.
post #7 of 11
You have a VERY nice overclock on your current GTX 460. If you SLI with another card at those clocks, you'll get faster performance then a single GTX 580. I say buy another to save money and get better performance.
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post #8 of 11
Sell the 460 and buy two 560 Ti if you really like SLI. Then you'll be smokin

IMO single expensive card is better.
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post #9 of 11
Sell the 460 and buy a 580 and max every game out atm.

A 580 should max everything at that resolution while having smooth gameplay.
    
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post #10 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Plex View Post
Monitor should definitely be an option. I would at least have 1080/1200 before I considered SLi.
I say that's a bad idea because 1080p requires a heap of Vram for the majority of games out there. Adding another 460 would show gains of roughly 90-100% at his current resolution. I play 1680x1050 with a GTX 470, I've always used that resolution. Don't understand why everyone complains when they say that you need a 1080p monitor just for SLI. XD

Get a second 460. You'll see gains like crazy. Just make sure it's the same brand and model if you want to have a better shot at getting the same clocks. Asus is awesome. ^^
     
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