2 GTX 460s or 1 GTX 480 Tags: New Build Gtx Performance Processors Systems Product Last response: September 28, 2010 3:39 PM in Systems Share mafiaboss1337 September 28, 2010 10:45:25 AM Title says it all. Should I go with 2 or 1? The 480 costs $500 and 2 460s cost $480 Would going with the 2 460s put strain on the processor (I plan on getting an AMD Phenom II X6), and result in a decreased performance? Thanks ahead of time! More about : gtx 460s gtx 480 ScrewySqrl September 28, 2010 11:12:28 AM 2 GTX 460 outperform 1 480. However, with AMD, you're stuck with a generation older hardware in the nvidia 980a if you want SLI guanyu210379 September 28, 2010 11:38:57 AM 2xgtx460 is stronger than a single gtx480 but there goes all of your pciex16 slots if you have only 2. I say get a single and add another one later. you will then have 2xgtx480 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer mosox September 28, 2010 3:39:58 PM If you have an AM3 mobo with AMD chipsets you can't SLI on it. You may consider this one, from what people say on the tubes it trades blows with the 480. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Or some other 5870. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: Forum2 EVGA GTX 460's or 1 Palit GTX 470? ForumDual GTX 460's or one 480 ForumSLI-ing two GTX 460s and the Benchmark score ForumGTX 460s SLI: Newegg choices = very confused ForumRadeon 6870, GTX 460's in SLI, or 470? ForumPSU recommendations for i7 + GTX 460s SLI, OCed ForumTwo GTX 460's or one GTX 470? ForumUpgrading from Gtx 280 to 2 gtx 460 or 1 gtx 480 Forum2 460s or 1 580 Forum( 2 ) 460 GTX in SLI vs. 480GTX vs.?? $250.00 MAX ForumHard decision- GTX 460 1 gb sli or 1 GTX 480 ????? ForumUpgrading from GTX 480 ForumASUS ROG Matrix 5870 2 GB OR EVGA GTX 480 Superclocked FTW? ForumMinimum CPU with a GTX 480 ForumGTX480 (on sale) or 7850? ForumDual 1 Gb Gtx 460's In SLI: Questions ForumFirst Gaming PC- Help Wanted :) Forum[Solved] Need help on GTX 460 SLI build ForumPowering GTX 460 to the OCZ 600w PSU Forum[Solved] A look at the GTX 460 roundup - and helping me pick one for my new rig More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !