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 m 0 l 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 m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved[WTS] AMD Phenom 9500 CPU & DDR2 RAM & GTX 480 (1.5GB) Forum Dual GTX 460's or one 480 Forum Solved2x 27" IPS 2560x1440 displays on 1 GTX 480. SLI necessary? Forum SolvedWhat is better for nVIDIA 3D Vision , 1 gtx 480 GPU or 2 ??? Forum SolvedCan this triple core manage 2 gtx 460s in sli? Forum Solved2 GTX 460s Forum SolvedHow much extra power does OCing 2 GTX 460's take? Forum Came Across 2 Used GTX 460's, What to do? Forum Should I buy 2 nvidia geforce gtx 480's or get 1 670? Forum GTX 460's 1GB in SLI Forum Dual 1Gb Gtx 460's In SLI: Questions Forum GTX 480 PCI-E @ x2 1.1 instead of x16 2.0 Forum 2 gtx 460,s Forum GTX (2)480 vs ATI (1)5970?? Forum 2 GTX 460's vs GTX 550 Forum Can My PC Handle 2 Zotac GTX 460s in SLI Help Forum Need help getting SLI to work for 2 GTX 460s Forum Can 2 galaxy gtx 460s in a k9n2 diamond Forum Wattage for running 2 gtx 460's in sli Forum 2D surround won't work with 2 gtx 460's Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !