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Im deciding on a new GPU, and planned to get the Gainward GTX460 2GB. But then i saw the Gainward 560 1GB for only $20 more and was wondering which would be the choice.

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=15105 - The GTX460 2GB

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16906 - The GTX 560Ti 1GB

I was also wondering about using a 9400GT (the one in my sig) as a dedicated PhysX card, or would it just bottleneck the other GPU's?

(Turns out the GPU went down so theres a $30 difference)
Edited by Uncle Dolans - 4/8/11 at 5:05pm
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560 1gb, the 2gb won't make a difference in performance.
    
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what resolution? 1080p? 560
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what resolution? 1080p? 560
I plan on using a monitor with a 1920X1200 res.
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post #5 of 13
1GB might be a *bit* tight at times(rarely) for 1920x1200, but the 560 will still be faster than the 2GB 460.
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560 1GB should out perform aa 460 2gb
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Ok thanks guys.
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just to put it in perspective.....in Metro 2033 benchmark @1440x900, very high,4XAA+AF16, DX11 without DOF, physX, it required a 4GHz E8400 and a GTX470 @ 800MHz to get an average 34FPS.......after installing an evga 8800GT SSC for physX, it made little to no diference in fps......9400GT will destroy you frame rates
    
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post #9 of 13
that 9400 will probably almost cut your fps by 30%

edit: ugh beat to the punch again!
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post #10 of 13
It won't really make much difference between 1gb and 2gb unless you're playing at 2560x1600. Otherwise the 560 will be better in performance.
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