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480s rock......nuff said
    
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I personally could have gone for a 570 (ofc , with some more $$) .

But i didn't . And do you know why ? For me at least the 480's look is pure sex .

Other than that , why pay more for a graphics card like the 570 and possibly ruin it ?

Right now , my asus's at 1.1v and i'm sure it can take more . Not sure what to say about a 570 though ..

I don't care about temps , as my 9800GT w/ stock cooler had HIGHER TEMPS than my 480 has . And power consumption ? Get the hell out of here ...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Captain318 View Post
My 480 may be hot and hungry but I still wouldn't trade it for a 570 no sir
LOL, neither would I. With the fan at 65%, at 875 OC, my card barely breaks 70 Deg. Cel. while gaming. Plus, the 570 has less memory and lame VRM's.
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I'm content with the GTX 480. Handles every game I own to my satisfaction .
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post #25 of 50
I always thought the 480's got a bad rep, and it happened early, before the card even officially released to public.

My 480 kills and coming from a 280 it beats it in every way.

My old GTX 280 was slower (of course), fan was louder on any setting, temps were higher than the 480. And my 480 doesn't "squeal" like my 280 under extreme load either.

Plus those heat pipes on the 480's look all win.
    
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post #26 of 50
Thread Starter 
Let's take a moment to remember the GTX480's that never saw the light of day:

BFG



XFX

post #27 of 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eagle1337 View Post
This, the whole 4XX series for the most part was a bit of a joke.
Bro, anybody can say that but a gtx 570 owner

Quote:
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My 480 may be hot and hungry but I still wouldn't trade it for a 570 no sir
    
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post #28 of 50
Before I read it, let me say:

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!

Yeah!! This is what I've been looking for!

Now I get to see what my GTX 480s can REALLY do!

P.S. Lots of good stuff coming out of THG lately..

EDIT: No Crysis.. crap.
Edited by Track - 4/29/11 at 1:31pm
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post #29 of 50
haha
3dfx cards still get driver updates
and with ever new driver more games can be played
we see are FPS jump up too

I saw a 5~10fps jump with sfft 1.5 to 1.6 in battlefront
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/29/11 at 1:40pm
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I kept my card over a free upgrade to a 570 because of the robustness of the design and its ability to OC past a 570's reliable range.

I'll be getting a second card once my WC loop is done.
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