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R.I.P GTX 470 - While not the best card ever you served me almost well enough not to kill you.

Heres to your replacement being more like your big brother, who is number one in my heart.

    
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I have an old Cyrix proc and an A64 4000+ I hammered a hole into to use as christmas tree ornaments.

It would be funny to see someone at an airport analyzing why you have something that looked like a processor on your key-chain, TSA would absolutely love that.
Edited by Ascii Aficionado - 7/16/11 at 11:03am
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Thats the Evga card? I thought they accepted the RMA.
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It was denied on the dock, so I didn't want to deal with anything that may or may not have been going on behind the scenes so I just decided to buy a new one.

RMA number was on the package twice, above and below the address, and the package itself was never opened - address was correct but the package was refused.
    
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It was denied on the dock, so I didn't want to deal with anything that may or may not have been going on behind the scenes so I just decided to buy a new one.

RMA number was on the package twice, above and below the address, and the package itself was never opened - address was correct but the package was refused.
I know the fun has been done... ...even as "patient" as I attempt to be, I would have raised a serious stink with their customer support.

Unless you knew the RMA would have eventually been rejected anyways, most of us have done some risky things with the GPUs. I know I have.

You should get 590s

I do love this idea, of key chaining old parts. It would fit right along the lines of an old HDD platter converted to coaster.
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wow Balla! Was this one of the 470s that did 900??? What you planning next? Caymans or gtx 6xx series???

btw, sorry for the loss
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He's getting another GTX 470 to troll the trolls...He trolls with proofs...He trolls trolls who don't have proofs. I'm going to join him, once I receive a new 360MM rad

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Yeah it was one that would do 900 but the other can do 930 so it was kinda holding it back.

I think I'm going to bide my time waiting for another used 470 they're dropping in price pretty steady I'll probably wait to catch one around $150 because I already have a block just sitting here still in the loop.

I think I'll pass on the caymans, the performance I get out of 470s at least on water doesn't actually reflect their market price. I'd lose too much while not gaining back a lot of performance if I tried to switch out now.

I really liked the performance, and yet I kinda messed it up trying to get more out of it via disabling the ocp but I think I screwed up a bit and ended up adding an obscene amount of voltage. It died at idle never loaded it up (I was going to trouble shoot the errors of my ways), and not even while on it just wouldn't post after that. The other was unaffected though so I'm not really sure if that caused it or if it was just bad luck.

I don't think 900 on water is that rare, I think yours did 860 with 1087mv so with unlocked bios they all probably would have been able to at least bench 900.

No rush though, this one runs smooth as butter @ 900 core without issue so its not like I'm left with just my 9800GT (ty for the heart felt condolences though )
    
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Why not buy a GTX 465 and unlock it ?
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Totally reading the title of this thread as "girlfriend 100 keychain"
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