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like the title says, here is the downfall

only a 90 day warranty and its recertified.

is it worth it?
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I'm a fan of the 470's. Had one at release. Hit 800 on air and 885 on water
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I think you'd be better off finding one used on here with a serial based warranty or someone offering to help with their lifetime warranty, they usually go for around that price
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Probably get it for ~$25 less second hand from a forum member w/ a lifetime warranty assist.
 
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Originally Posted by ecnelitsep View Post
I'm a fan of the 470's. Had one at release. Hit 800 on air and 885 on water
yeah but so you think it is worth it? i will be using an aftermarket cooler with it
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post #6 of 20
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I think you'd be better off finding one used on here with a serial based warranty or someone offering to help with their lifetime warranty, they usually go for around that price
i never even thought of that

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Probably get it for ~$25 less second hand from a forum member w/ a lifetime warranty assist.
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post #7 of 20
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yeah but so you think it is worth it? i will be using an aftermarket cooler with it
If its going to fail it'll happen in the first week so i say yes it is worth it.
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post #8 of 20
I just bought an MSI gtx470 twin frozr II w/ 2 years on warranty for $165 shipped here on the forums.
post #9 of 20
EVGA B stock is the way to go, but for that price, I would pay another $20 and get the 560Ti...
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post #10 of 20
Nope, it's definitely not worth it. Just look for a 2nd hand one within the Forum, preferably one with a better warranty.
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