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March 7, 2011 2:16:04 PM

Hi there
Im currently stuck between choosing a ASUS GTX 460 1gb direct CU TOP edition or a Powercolor PCI-E Radeon AX6850 1GB. I can get either one of them for the same price so im just looking for the best gaming 1.

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a b U Graphics card
March 7, 2011 2:22:56 PM

The HD5850 trumps the HD6850 and the GTX460 gets better results at higher resolutions than the HD5850. Go figure.
The DirectCU TOP edition is a great version too.
a c 137 U Graphics card
March 7, 2011 2:26:32 PM

Either is a good card on its own. If you ever think you'll get another for a multi-GPU setup, I'd suggest the 460 because the drivers for SLI support are better than those for crossfire at this time.
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March 7, 2011 2:45:52 PM

ok, so they basiccaly the same in most areas..
a c 137 U Graphics card
March 7, 2011 3:08:27 PM

With many game titles, you'll get similar performance. Though you'll consistently see better performance from the 6850 in the DX11 titles:

But like I said, if you want to take the performance leap at some point with more than one card, I'd go with the 460.

March 7, 2011 4:06:07 PM

ya im looking more just for better dx11 performance, like crysis 2 or bf3 later this year.
a c 1170 U Graphics card
March 7, 2011 4:16:13 PM

The Asus GTX 460 TOP is a nice card with a good factory overclock, and good brand name reputation.
March 7, 2011 5:56:22 PM

k kool thnx all :D