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Upgrade to Radeon HD 6870 form Gtx 460

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July 17, 2012 8:22:43 PM

Hey guys, I'm thinking about upgrading my GPU to a Radeon 6870 from a MSI GeForce GTX 460. I was wondering if it will be worth the upgrade, and if I could see what kind of differences I would get.


My max budget is $180, and I have a i3-2100.



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Clp
a b U Graphics card
July 17, 2012 8:26:52 PM

Not worth it as its just not that much better, unless all you want for $180 is a few FPS. Irecently went from a 4870 512mb to a 6950 2Gb and it made most games go from high to ultra which was not amazing and was a much bigger upgrade.
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July 17, 2012 8:49:54 PM

not worth it imo, larger upgrades usually will have at least a 100$ gap inbetween 1 card and another.
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