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Should I just sell my 480's and get two 560's?

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Was looking at some benchies and it seems like the 560's are on par with sli'd 480's. Pretty sure I can get at least 500 or more for my 480's. Just want to know since I'm about to buy a water cooling kit and need to know which block I should buy for my gpu. ^_^
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post #2 of 49
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Originally Posted by Dooginater View Post
Was looking at some benchies and it seems like the 560's are on par with sli'd 480's. Pretty sure I can get at least 500 or more for my 480's. Just want to know since I'm about to buy a water cooling kit and need to know which block I should buy for my gpu. ^_^
560 SLI < 480 SLI in gaming... http://www.guru3d.com/article/vga-charts-spring-2011/1
In other words...That's a bad decision upgrading from 480s to 560s
Edited by drBlahMan - 5/4/11 at 5:45pm
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I'd sell the 9600gt and get another 480
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post #4 of 49
Too much of a downgrade there. A GTX 560 is equal to a GTX 480 when it's overclocked to around 1GHz core. A GTX 480 under water will probably hit 850mhz on the core and smoke everything else on the market. You'd pass the 580 at those clocks.

Also, you'd lose Vram. You are very misinformed about this. Thank you for consulting with us here as that would yield less than happy results. D:
     
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I'd sell the 9600gt and get another 480
I don't understand why use a 9600GT for PhysX with a pair of 480s Do you actually see a performance increase when running PhysX with that 9600GT with type of gpu setup ?
Edited by drBlahMan - 5/4/11 at 5:51pm
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Just a tip but... sometimes a really slow card dedicated for PhysX will bottleneck your main card(s). I would definately recommend loosing the 9600gt because 480's sli is damn well equipped.
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post #7 of 49
Keep the SLI 480's, only upgrade you should consider is SLI gtx 580's but even that isn't worth it with the power that 480s can provide.
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Lol. Yeah sell those piece of junk 480's for thr 560's that can only match 480 SLI at 1GHZ. Those piece of junk 480's are only worth around $100 or so since they're so hot/loud/power hungry, I'll take both off your hands for $200!

/sarcasm.
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Lol. Yeah sell those piece of junk 480's for thr 560's that can only match 480 SLI at 1GHZ. Those piece of junk 480's are only worth around $100 or so since they're so hot/loud/power hungry, I'll take both off your hands for $200!

/sarcasm.
Hey! Don't try and undercut me! I was going to pay him $190 for both but now I will have to bump my offer to $210!
    
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Hey! Don't try and undercut me! I was going to pay him $190 for both but now I will have to bump my offer to $210!
Come on bro! They ain't worth $210 they use over $9000 worth of electricity each month! I had to fire my maid and build my own hoover dam just to supply these babies with the juice they need.
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