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I love my 2 GTX470s but I also hit the Vram limit in crysis 2 but still nice and smooth. Also im not to sure about TRI-SLI on a 850w, I think 3 470s use over a 1000w together.
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I went ahead and ordered the ax850. It was only a few bucks more than the hx and from what I have read the ax and the seasonic are identical and the only reason the seasonic is gold is because the fan doesn't spin until it reaches a specific temp. I have enough fans in my case that 1 psu fan won't make a difference.


Now enough talk about power supplies in the nvidia forum so time to sli that 470 !!!
Good choice. It's not a bad price at the egg right now either.

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Went ahead and also got the 470 sli set up as well so hopefully in a few days I will have some new stuff to report

Maybe even do some tri sli runs before I sell off the evga 470
Looking forward to your results

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Tri-SLi... You don't need Tri-SLi...
Just temporarily, for testing purposes
    
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i plan on selling the evga 470 so i wont run tri sli maybe just stick it in for a few benchmark runs with the stock cooler since its more work than its worth to tie it into the water loop for a few hours...

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Tri-SLi... You don't need Tri-SLi...
check out my build log.... i dont need 90% of what im doing but its overclock not stockclock

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post #34 of 38
I say keep all 3 and enjoy tri-SLI. The rest of your system will support it. Plus that should give you just enough horsepower for surround with 3x 1080p screens.
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post #35 of 38
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Well I have just about ran out of cash for this build and all I have left is a 17" LCD. Haha

Maybe when I sell the evga 470 I can afford another 24" screen

Will 2 470 at 800 core support surround with descent rates?
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post #36 of 38
I downgraded from dual 470s, to single, barely notice the difference in bc2.

im waiting for what nvidia has to offer close to bf3 release.
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post #37 of 38
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i was planning on getting a 570 or 580 but the price was right for the 2 470's and they came with waterblock and the sli block so i couldnt pass it up plus a sli set up will look much nice in the new build

i figure i'll keep them til kepler comes out the upgrade about a moth or 2 after the 6xx release
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post #38 of 38
GTX 470 @ 850MHz is faster than a stock GTX 570/480 and clock for clock the difference is about 5%.

I'd wait for the second revison of Kepler or even Maxwell.
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