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Old July 14, 2010, 11:42 AM
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Default GTX 460 VS GTX 470 for folding

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Old July 14, 2010, 11:44 AM
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Old July 14, 2010, 11:45 AM
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why? what is going to be the ppd difference
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Old July 14, 2010, 11:47 AM
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My GTX 470 gets about 13K PPD, where preliminary reports say that the 460 will be good for 9-10K. Much lower heat and power too, and almost half the price.
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Old July 14, 2010, 11:50 AM
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hmmm... is that 9-10K stock or that with some OC'n?
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from the one post in the one thread with the one wu, with a bit of clocking.

a good ole 800/9800 gt still gets half of that, so probably it should/can do better
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hmmm... is that 9-10K stock or that with some OC'n?
My GTX 470 hits a bit of an overclocking wall at 15-16k PPD, it seems to be the general trend with the cards.
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Old July 14, 2010, 12:14 PM
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Here is a post from the folding forums from another user:
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EVGA GeForce GTX 460 768MB Superclocked edition
768mb/192bit GDDR5 memory, a core clock speed of 763MHz (13% more than the standard version) and a 3800MHz (DDR 3600) memory clock speed.
N.B. I Am currently running it at 800MHZ.

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Old July 14, 2010, 12:17 PM
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hmmm... my wallet tells me GTX 460, but for some reason i want the GTX 470. i dunno what to do
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My GTX 470 gets about 13K PPD, where preliminary reports say that the 460 will be good for 9-10K. Much lower heat and power too, and almost half the price.
Dang thats good, I am hanging in about 11-12 ish but I haven't played with the OC much.
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