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Thanks guys, I've decided on the GTX 460 or the GTX 560. Of these cards, which is the better value?
I would suggest none of this,
get hd6950 2gb,
it costs exactly same as gtx560ti & is a better card,moreover u can unlock it to a hd6970,
so hd6950 2gb is the best gpu for u,u get much more than what u pay for.
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post #12 of 36
Like Princess Garnet says, GTX 460 has the best value, evenmoreso since the 500-series came out.
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post #13 of 36
If you MUST get one of those, find one with more than 1GB of VRAM, I know EVGA has a 460 w/ 2GB VRAM which is overkill. But going for a GTX470 w/ 1280MB is more reasonable and evga has it with a limited lifetime warranty(just register within 30days of purchase). Anytime you run into a bottleneck with those cards, VRAM will be involved.

People are complaining bout only have 1.5GB per GPU on the 590s.
Edited by BloodyBonzai - 4/16/11 at 3:09am
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460, scales well when you sli it
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At that resolution a GTX 460 shouldn't have any probs.

GTX 560 is better suited for 1080p.
post #16 of 36
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If you MUST get one of those, find one with more than 1GB of VRAM, I know EVGA has a 460 w/ 2GB VRAM which is overkill. But going for a GTX470 w/ 1280MB is more reasonable and evga has it with a limited lifetime warranty(just register within 30days of purchase). Anytime you run into a bottleneck with those cards, VRAM will be involved.

People are complaining bout only have 1.5GB per GPU on the 590s.
There is zero need for more than 1GB @ 1600x900 like the OP says he is using. Hell, 768MB is probably sufficient.

To the OP (original poster) I suggest a 460 1GB for the priceerformance at your resolution. 560 is def better but probably not needed for 1600x900. Both 460 and 560 overclock like crazy.
    
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post #17 of 36
Between a 460 and 560? Whichever is cheaper. Of course, if their prices are very close, opt for the newer card.
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post #18 of 36
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I would suggest none of this,
get hd6950 2gb,
it costs exactly same as gtx560ti & is a better card,moreover u can unlock it to a hd6970,
so hd6950 2gb is the best gpu for u,u get much more than what u pay for.
Hope u like this
1. What's the point of a $290 2GB card for 1600x900 when the OP is clearly shopping in the $150-230 range?

2. The 560 and 6950 are very similar in performance. A 560 @ 1000MHz can hang with a overclocked 6950 most of the time, sometimes even beats a 6970 overclocked. All depends on the game. Interesting considering how much cheaper the 560 is.
Edited by Blacklac - 4/17/11 at 10:07pm
    
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Go with 460!
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Between a 460 and 560? Whichever is cheaper. Of course, if their prices are very close, opt for the newer card.
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