Bottlenecking and a new graphics card

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CorsonMcNash
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Hey all,
So as of late, my graphics card, a HIS 4830, has been crapping out, so to speak, and i was thinking of upgrading to a GTX 460. The 460 just came out a few days ago, and it costs from 199-229 depending on amount of ram, apparently this card out performs the 5830 and even the 5850, so i was wondering, dose it actually? As i cant find any legit benchmarks. Also, i have an oldish processor: AMD 7750 X2 black edition @ 2.9 (can do more) My second question is, i know there will be bottlenecking, but how bad will it be?

Thanks guys,
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Tiv wrote:

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-460-review/23


3d mark vantage with phyx disabled is just completely biased scores-look at real FRAME RATES and it is aparent a 460 is a lot better than a 5830 and marginally better than a 5850 with AA aplied.

Take one of both of our favorite games for example-BFBC2

http://www.bit-tech.net/hardware/graphics/2010/07/12/nvidia-geforce-gtx-460-graphics-card-review/10

Also take into acount that the 460 1gb is $220 while the 5850 is $280.

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by those benchies it looks to me that the 5850 wins.

also, i too have the 7750 athlon but i have it stock clocked and it isnt bottlenecking anything, you should be fine

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5850 is better at low and high resolutions but at 1680x1050 and 1920x1080 with 4xAA the 460 wins

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The 5850 is quite a high-end video card.

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undeadkingpr
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And for $220 a gtx 460 manages to beat it in a lot of situations

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and a 5850 manages to beat a 460 in a lot of situations too, i see peak framerates up higher on the 5850 then on the 460 in just about ALL of those benchmarks you linked to in bit-tech forums

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1. The smoothness+quality of a game is determined by MINIMUM fps not average/

2. You are looking at the 1gb model right? Check again and see that they trade blows.

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I think either one will do.

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Thanks for all the responses guys, and yeah i am looking at the gig version. Good to hear the old 7750 shouldn't have any bad bottlenecking, and in my situation money is a factor, so it looks like ill try and pick up the 460. Thanks again.