Zotac 460 gtx 1gig amp vs XFX Radeon HD 6850 1gig

Hey guys I am looking to pickup a graphics card from www.ncix.com (they have a store next to me, so I dont have to do shipping and it's just more convenient) so going over their selections I narrowed the decisions down to two cards one being the "XFX Radeon HD 6850 775MHZ 1GB 4.0GHZ" for $189.99 and the "Zotac GeForce GTX 460 AMP! Fermi 810MHZ 1024MB" for $159.99 (prices were locked in at those rates for me already). I will probably be overclocking these two cards to their maximum potential on their stock heatstink/cooler so taking that into account which card is a better bang for your money?

The accompanying parts I have is a
i7 950
27" 1920 x 1080 resolution
asus p6x58d-e
3x4 gigs ddr3 memory (12 gigs)
ocz vertex 2 SSD
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  1. If you want better overclocking, go for the 6850 since the GTX 460 is already clocked high.However both of them should perform similarly and the GTX 460 seems to have a good price compared to the 6850.
  2. The 6850 overclocks very well and gains a lot of performance from memory overclock (more than core overclock).


    And apparently you can get a significant performance increase even at stock voltage.
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