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    Default MSI GTX 460 Cyclone 1GB

    The MSI GTX 460 Cyclone sports a custom heatsink to offer lower temperatures and noise levels, along with some excellent overclocking potential through their MSI Afterburner software. The card we're looking at today also comes with a factory overclock for those who might be hesitant to overclock their GPU, and it is also the 1GB variety as well.



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    Thanks Sky. Great review as always. This has made me a believer in the 460.

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    great review Jake very nice card from MSi, Nvidia finally getting it right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    great review Jake very nice card from MSi, Nvidia finally getting it right.

    If you look at the specs of the 460/465 and the performance and price of the 5830/5850... Nvidea made a few adjustments in the card as far increasing texture units and clocked up the card from the 465. They now have a card thats better than the 5830 and simply priced it underneath it. Hopefully this will start the competition and 5830's will decrease in price.

    All this will benefit the user with less expensive pricing. The end user becomes the winner.

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    Indeed it will, here's hoping it will drive prices down sooner rather than later.

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    Great Review Jake!
    Wanted to buy this card so badly but I chose the MSI 5770 Hawk instead, mainly due to the cost.

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    Decent price for a 1GB GTX460 and great performance to match.

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    I should mention there was a typo in the title here, this is the 1GB card not the 768MB. Fixed now. Apologies.

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    Did you go with the 1GB ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Did you go with the 1GB ?
    yup, its in my hands right now actually

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    Why is it in your hands? it should be in your PCI-e slot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smduff View Post
    Why is it in your hands? it should be in your PCI-e slot.
    well the ati drivers and i were having a hard breakup

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    Well I hope you didn't bring the GTX 460 into the room until you were done breaking up it might have made things a little more awkward LOL.

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    Get that baby running and give us the lowdown!

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