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GTX 480 or GTX 570?

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I am thinking about getting one of these Fermi babies.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127532

or


I will probably OC this card, and I have a HAF X, so airflow isn't going to be a problem.
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I would personally pick the GTX 570 especially this one. It comes with improved vrms and can be overclocked to pass GTX 580 stock performance. which can be a little harder on the GTX 480 due to its high temps & insane power draw. Also the extra 256 MB Vram won't do that much. Don't get me wrong the GTX 480 is a nice card. however GTX 570 TFIII is nicer also it is 10 dollars cheaper.
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I would personally pick the GTX 570 especially this one. It comes with improved vrms and can be overclocked to pass GTX 580 stock performance. which can be a little harder on the GTX 480 due to its high temps & insane power draw. Also the extra 256 MB Vram won't do that much. Don't get me wrong the GTX 480 is a nice card. however GTX 570 TFIII is nicer also it is 10 dollars cheaper.
Do other companies have good VRMs? Like EVGA or something? Or is it only this card that has good VRMs.
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post #4 of 22
Get the GTX 570 and overclock it to 580 speeds, you won't regret it.

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Do other companies have good VRMs? Like EVGA or something? Or is it only this card that has good VRMs.
ASUS and MSI.
post #5 of 22
Cards such as : Asus GTX 570 DirectCU II & Palit GTX 570 Sonic Platinum have improved vrms.
AFAIK EVGA always do reference cards, so no.
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post #6 of 22
Go, go, go
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814121432R

Edit: Bah, go figure. It sits there all night for $260 and right when I suggest it to someone, it sells out lol
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post #7 of 22
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Out of stock.
post #8 of 22
Twin Frozr rules, get the 570 and be very happy!
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570 without a doubt.
    
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post #10 of 22
Actually, the more I think about this, the more I think you should grab a GTX480 since you can find them easily for $220 to $250 (ebay,evga b-stock, Open Box,etc)
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