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MSI Talon Hawk performance question

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Anyone who has this card how does it perform game wise etc!! I just picked up one to play around with cost me 180.00 shipped. As alway I'm most likely gonna keep it a month or less , play with it a bit, then sell it on the forum. I have read some reviews but want a first hand testimonial on realistic over clocking and performance.. Is this card powerful enough to be a stand alone main video gaming card etc!!!! I will also post a few pics when I get them. It really is just a hold over card until some prices drop, but who knows.
 
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Honestly overclocked to max it should perform right up there with a 470. Might be worth holding onto it. This chart isn't going to be representative of all games, some care more about shaders, will certainly apply to a lot of games though.

 
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Honestly overclocked to max it should perform right up there with a 470. Might be worth holding onto it. This chart isn't going to be representative of all games, some care more about shaders, will certainly apply to a lot of games though.

http://tpucdn.com/reviews/Point_Of_View/GeForce_GTX_460_TGT_Beast/images/perf_oc.gif
I saw the chart but wanted a bit of first hand knowledge. Since I opted out of the gtx 465. That may be subject to change but I did find out there is away to SLI on a crossfire motherboard. I'm wondering if I will miss my gtx 480.
 
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I had the MSI Hawk GTX 460 in my system at one time and it gamed just fine. I never use more than one card in a gamer and all that I own from GTX 280 up game everything out to date with no problems.