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hey guys i am looking to take the plunge to am3 officially let me know on my picks for my new build thanks

Asus M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3 $129.99
Evga nvidia gtx460 $219 or get a gtx465 which is $229 if lucky i can unlock it to a gtx470?
Ocz 1600mhz ddr3 4gb kit $99.99
 
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Evga nvidia gtx460 $219 or get a gtx465 which is $229 if lucky i can unlock it to a gtx470?
The GTX460 is faster than the GTX465.

Also it was only the review samples of the GTX465 that could unlock to the GTX470.
 
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i hear ya but there is gtx465 at my local shop that still can unlock to a gtx470, from what ive seen browsing trough a ton of website my chances are 50\50 it will unlock from what i seen if it has 10 memory chips and gpu code GF100-275-A3, my odds are good it will unlock if it has the new core and does not have 10 memory chips i will just bring it back to the store and go for the gtx460 instead
 
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id say you have more like a 20/80 chance for unlock
its mainly the first 465's that could do that, and ones reviewers got

not worth it

get the 460 Hawk edition, its a freakin beast
 
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hawk edtion?? to save on shipping cost i akway buy from my local store only canada computers look them up give me your opinion on best card i should pick for a gtx460
 
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errrr link to the site?


i live in denmark hehe
 
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the motherboard and memory is a good pick the most bang for the buck ive seen
 
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sweet card but it cost more, also along with shipping charges
 
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I'm Vietnamese but still ... thumbs up for NCIX, those guys are rock :rockout:
Btw go with a GTX 460 then OC it, then it'll give you an awesome performance
I'd go between Gigabyte GV-N460OC-1GI or MSI GTX 460 Hawk
 
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