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I know these cards are a little old and they aren't for sale and no one cares about them, but I bought a Black PCB EVGA GeForce GTX 465 SC Edition off of Craiglist and I just wanted to brag about how much of a good deal I got!

I bought the card for 120, already knowing that was a good price for the card, then all of a sudden I realized I should see if it is unlockable! Despite how so many threads say EVGA cards aren't unlockable, It is!!!

So know I bought a GTX 470 for $120, not bad I'd say! And confirmed again that EVGA cards might possibly be unlockable! (Just in case anyone wants to by any used ones) I'm really happy with my card!



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nice work
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This is pretty much 'known' at this point (although for awhile there weren't any unlockable evga's), as I've helped a number of people on the board unlock their evga 465's. I believe they've all been the SC model.

Congratulations though. I love my unlocked 465's. My cards at their max OC's will leave the vaunted 560ti (on any test) and 6950 2GB's gagging on my dust (on most any test), even at their max OC's.

For $120, you got a MAJORLY awesome deal

I take it you used a 480 bios? Is it stable for gaming with the memory clock that high, or do you have to downclock memory a bit with AB? If I were you I'd do a little bios mod to set your clocks and volts where you want them so you don't need extra tools like AB to put your cards there. That's what I did
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Hmm no I just used the 470 bios that came in the pack I downloaded. So a 480 bios would be okay? and easier than just using AB? That sounds good.
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