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A GTX480 for $200 is a joke, what are you doing here? Go grab it RIGHT NOW!

That's a sick deal, go grab it RIGHT NOW! I mean it!

It will be a great card, it is like a GTX570/HD6970, even though the GTX480 takes lot more power and heat, it is still a beast of a card and definitely worth it for such a low price.
    
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Thanks guys

Just saved up money but now that I have it, I wasn't too sure to burn it so quickly.

:/

Well for $200 or so I guess it's the best bang for buck.

I didn't get my other question answered:

Can I use the warranty he didn't register for?
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Can I use the warranty he didn't register for?
If I'm not mistaken, the warranty should be registered with-in 30 days of the purchase. Best check their site tho.
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So I sold my 6950 2GB for $240

Now, I want to go back to the Green Team.

A friend is selling me a PNY GTX 480 for like $200 or so, and he hasn't registered the card.

Couple of things,

1.) Is it worth it? Or should I save up? Running a 1680 x 1050 resolution

2.) Can I get the warranty? Even if I don't have the receipt and say it was a "gift"
Have your friend sell it to me for $200 I haz a nice folding home under some water it can play!
    
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Thanks guys

Just saved up money but now that I have it, I wasn't too sure to burn it so quickly.

:/

Well for $200 or so I guess it's the best bang for buck.

I didn't get my other question answered:

Can I use the warranty he didn't register for?
I don't think so, since you have 30 days to register it.

However! If he never registered it, you could ask for the purchase receipt, and contact PNY your self and ask for help to register it, I'm sure they'll be able to help out.

Even without Warranty, $200 is a sick deal for a GTX480!
    
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Still a great deal without the warranty. Without registering I think it still has either a 1 or 2 year warranty.
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570 all the way.
Sure, for 240$? Good luck!
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A 6950 unlocked would have done around the same, even if not unlocked. If you really want Nvidia it's a good deal.
    
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post #19 of 28
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Thanks all
Looks like I'll be checking it out today and most likely buy it
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For $200 that is a steal, even on the marketplace they are going for around $275 here, here, and here
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