GTX 460 still a good card?

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Johnbrianr
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Is the Nvidia GTX 460 still a solid card or should I go ahead and buy a better one? If I should, what would be the best one to get for the price? Only interested in Nvidia since I've had nothing but trouble with AMD in the past

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i had a gtx 460 but i changed and notice a big diference , im using the gtx 560 and no problems at all but if you want to wait for the 600 series is just a matter of time until they arrive to the market

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Yea, still a decent card if you're on a budget, otherwise save your money and get a 600 series video card.

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Good suggestion, I feel temptive to SLI my 470, if there's a second hand on sale at the lowest ever $. :D

Johnbrianr
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yea that kinda reminds me, which would be better? A 560 or two 460s in sli?

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Two 460s in SLI but it wouldn't be worth buying two at this point.

Johnbrianr
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I already have one....

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In that case, another 460 would be the better and cheaper option.

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how i see it is the 460 is like what the 8800 gt was a fe years ago cheep but a all round good card if your thinking to upgrade then a 560 ti would be great but if you can hold out the new 600 or 700 series cards will be out soon i think but you could pick up a cheep used 460 on ebay if you want to use sli, just bear in mind not all programs/games likes sli make sure you get one that is the same size layout tho and same amount of memory as the one you currently have


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Johnbrianr
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That would mean I would have to find a PALiT 768MB

Johnbrianr
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but I thought memory didn't matter as long as it's the same brand and chipset?

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the memory and the brand dont care the only thing that counts is the GPU processor you can get sli with a 768mb and 1 GB memomory like i said i had 2 a gigabyte 768 MB and an xfx 1gb in sli same processor diferent brands and amount of memory

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benchmarks suggest that the gtx 460 isn't a bad card at all. if I had gotten a motherboard with SLI support to begin with when I started my first custom PC piece by piece, then I probably would've got two of those 460's instead of the gtx 480, before that I had a Radeon HD5850 at the time I didn't think I'd need the extra performance seeing as I only run games on a single monitor. I even ended up replacing a PSU out of caution when I saw negative reviews about the OCZ PSU I previously used, but I learned my lesson. I still did pretty good on my first attempt considering I didn't manage to permanently damage my computer. lol

I'd highly recommend you wait for the 600 series cards first. just in case they bring out a card in your price range that's undeniably better. :)

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I'd hold out for a better single card solution. SLI doesn't work with every single game (not that it's *needed* for every game, either, but you get the idea) but a single card solution will. Your 460 should get you by for another month or two til the 600's come out. It's not a "weak" card by any stretch.

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I wouldn't buy another 460 if I were you. It's still a good card, but I recommend a higher end single card solution as opposed to SLI. I would wait until you can afford a high end 600 series card.

Personally, I'm not going to upgrade from my 460 any time soon. Although I don't play that many newer games.

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Or in my case I've had two 460's running at 800 in SLI for a while, any single cards out there that would blow these out of the water?