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The 6950 is 300$ in danish kroners, which is equal to the GTX 560's price.

I might go for the GTX 460...

But how good is the GTX 460, compared to the 9600GT in DX 9 and DX 10?
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The 6950 is 300$ in danish kroners, which is equal to the GTX 560's price.

I might go for the GTX 460...

But how good is the GTX 460, compared to the 9600GT in DX 9 and DX 10?
460 1gb will blow the 9600gt away any day of the week...

even the lower spec 460 will do it too...
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The 9600GT doesn't even compare to how good the GTX 460 is.

Probably twice as many FPS?
Edited by Shiftstealth - 4/9/11 at 10:28am
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post #34 of 38
my vote goes toward getting a gtx 460 1gb for around $150 and putting the money saved toward bringing you system up to speed with a cheap i5 or something =p
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I can run any game @ 1920x1080, high settings at ~60+ FPS as long as I keep the AA/AF down. I'm at 850 core and I'm idling at 23C, max temp is 56C.
Zero problems here.
I wouldn't say ANY game.
    
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The 560 Ti has always interested me but I don't understand why Nvidia chose to give them 1gb of Vram. If they had 1.5-2gb to me that would be worth the price difference over the 460, but as it stands right now I don't see a great value, not when a 2GB 6950 can be had for slightly more.
And what use would 2GB be at 1080p ?

Depending on how much extra you're paying, the GTX 560 is 30% faster overall (vs GTX 460) and it overclocks without problems. I say get it.
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Grab a GTX 560 if you can, personally I wish it did have more Vram and even though I only game at 2048x1152 which is slightly larger than 1920x1200 and enjoy anti-aliasing, there are certain times where I get really close to the limits of the frame buffer. But the GTX 560 is fast and when overclocked is basically really close to a GTX 570. A GTX 460 is great too, it's cheaper and provides great performance. It's like the 9800GT vs. 9800GTX+ days. I upgraded from a 9800GTX+ and the 460 or 560 will blow the 9600GT out of the water.
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post #38 of 38
Consider spending a bit more on your video card and a bit less on your power supply. Get a Gigabyte GTX 560 Ti SOC 1GHz (they're back in stock) ~270+shipping. You can get the SOC and a suitable Antec or Corsair PSU to fit under your total budget of 350.
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