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Just got my 2nd Zotac GTX480 Amp! Card

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Got a result of ebay for this card, £210, and works perfect, cant wait till friday to get my 3rd 3D monitor and use 3D Vision Surround on FSX, CODMW2 and TDU2... great weekend ahead... so happy thought I had to share

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Excellent stuff, am glad your happy. My friend also got a second 480 recently. They seem to scale very well without any issues.
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Great news indeed, thanks
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Congratulations!
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I can vouch for that:
http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/e...480in932BE.jpg

Been a great card, the mis-matched green shroud on the top EVGA card is the retail version of the Zalman cooler fitted on the Zotac AMP.
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Originally Posted by DerComissar View Post
I can vouch for that:
http://i231.photobucket.com/albums/e...480in932BE.jpg

Been a great card, the mis-matched green shroud on the top EVGA card is the retail version of the Zalman cooler fitted on the Zotac AMP.
The black and green looks nice.
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Congrats!
I'd just make sure you have adequate case airflow. GTX480's can
become very hot. Even EVGA says on the Anti-static bag to let
the card cool down before touching/removing the card from your pc.
But seriously, HAVE FUN!!
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The black and green looks nice.
Thank-you. I'd been debating about painting the green shroud black, but it doesn't look too bad with the AMP shroud, and I'm not one to go crazy trying to match everything perfectly.
By the way, those Sparkle Calibre 480's are awesome cards. I've had AXP's on my previous 275's, they're great coolers. Sparkle made a good decision to sell an AXP-equipped version.

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Congrats!
I'd just make sure you have adequate case airflow. GTX480's can
become very hot. Even EVGA says on the Anti-static bag to let
the card cool down before touching/removing the card from your pc.
But seriously, HAVE FUN!!
It's wise to remove the anti-static bag first though
The op's Antec 1200 should have plenty of airflow, and room, for the AMP's. I had to swap my 690II A for the full-tower 932 when I went sli with these, in order to fit the bottom card in. The Zalman's are big-ass coolers.
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