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Im thinking of sending my 2 560ti Hawks back to newegg and picking up 2 480 Lightnings, my 560ti's have hit 95c on the top card when running 3dmark11 so im hesitant to try to oc them at all (do you think I can?). Once i have the money I will be watercooling both gpu's (whether I stick with the 560's or not). Given that both are watercooled, which cards have to most OC potential? My 560ti hawks core is already clocked at 950.
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The 480s will detroy the 560s.

You might be lucky and get 900 core on the 480 lightnings. Temps might be the same.

You need to add some fans to either sli set up for better temps.

But I'd definately would take those 480 lightnings in sli any day of the month over your current set up. If you have the opportunity to do so, then do it.
    
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Are you joking? With all cards at max OC's and on water, a pair of 480's will wipe the floor with the 560ti's. Hell, 470's on water can handily beat 560ti's on water. 480's will totally dominate.

Personally though I wouldn't run OC'd 480's in SLI on water on anything less than a 1KW unit. Otherwise you could easily end up limiting your OC due to lack of sufficient juice.
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480's are still beastly when cooled properly
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Since I dont have the money to water cool yet, what kinda temp increase will I see in the 480's on stock cooling compared to the 560tis. I have 4 2000rpm fans on the mesh sidepanel of the corsair 600t se. Also how much bigger are the msi 480 lightnings than the 560ti. Im mainly worried about the 480's temps before I can water cool them. For reference what kinda max temps will I see on the 480s running 3dmark11. Ouch the 480 lightnings are 12x5x1.78 and the 560ti is 9.6x4.59x1.46. Im already having trouble accessing the sata ports cuz of their length so im not sure this will work..
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