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Solid upgrade for only $90?

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Hey guys I was wondering if you think this is a pretty decent upgrade for the price... I purchased a GTX 460 (768 MB) in August of 2010 right after the card was released and have been happy with its performance overall...but that was over 2.5 years ago and I am looking for a budget minded upgrade.

I found a sale for $90 at MicroCenter thanks to a link here... for a GTX 560 Ti 1gb. I have been looking at a few comparison websites and it seems like a pretty good jump in performance. I just want you guys to weigh in, the card is "refurbished" but I don't think that matters much, I buy a ton of stuff used on eBay and would buy a gpu off of there in a heart beat if I found a good deal.

Also, what exactly is the "Ti" I know its Titanium (I think) but whats the difference b/t the GTX 560 and the 560 Ti really?

From what I have read in a short amount of time it seems like this card would be quite a boost over my current 460 and I find $90 to be quite reasonable.

Your thoughts are very appreciated, you guys will dictate whether or not I purchase one of these tomorrow morning!
 

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Correction. According to the chart, the GTX 460 is 22% slower. You will get a 28% boost upgrading to 560 Ti.
 

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Honestly, at this point I'm thinking about trying to overclock my 460 but have never attempted it and have no idea how to go about it. I have a good bit of experience overclocking my CPU though... any help?

Thanks so far
 
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Honestly, at this point I'm thinking about trying to overclock my 460 but have never attempted it and have no idea how to go about it. I have a good bit of experience overclocking my CPU though... any help?

Thanks so far
download msi afterburner and start moving sliders, 800mhz on the core should be pretty easy... and thats a free upgrade.