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460 or the 550 ?

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i5 2500K - MSI P67A-G45 (B3)

New build - Been Re-using a Geforce GT Card until I make up my mind, narrowed it down to (2) cards below, any one with oc experience on either of these G-cards, I have been favouring the 460 both r about $125.00 my $ limit

MSI GeForce GTX 550 Ti Cyclone II OC 950MHZ 1900MHZ 1GB GDDR5 2XDVI Mini-HDMI PCI-E

MSI GeForce GTX 460 Fermi Cyclone OC 725MHZ 768MB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini-HDMI DX11 PCI-E

Tks. Moe
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GTX 460 is significantly faster overall.
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460 ftw
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460 is definitely the faster card.
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yeh... I am not happy with the clock of my 550 ti... shoulda went with the gtx460 myself... but what's done is done
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Tks, not a Card guy so this has been the most confusing part as u can always find a supporting table, as in the below 5830 which was stated as not as good as the 460

XFX HD-5830X-ZAFV 800MHZ 1GB 4.0GHZ DDR5 2XDVI HDMI DP PCI-E DIRECTX11

I think u just have to jump in & NOT look back , , , so when someone says here look at this . . . No not me i'm good . . . Thks but NO

Tks guys, moe
post #7 of 12
You'll like that 460. Overclocks well and is cool and quiet. I have 2 of those that I used to run in SLI. Every time my Palits roar like a lion getting a colonoscopy I think about putting the Cyclones back in.
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post #8 of 12
GTX460 is much faster than the GTX550 Ti (OC'd GTS450), go for it. It's a very capable overclocker as well.

GTX460 768MB can be had for $150 before rebates, which is a solid deal.
    
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post #9 of 12
GTX460 768MB, hands down. It's faster than the 550 Ti. It'll be even faster once you overclock it.
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460... no question.
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