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Alright, so I sent my card to EVGA and they received it this Monday and they shipped me back a GTX 480 today. Great dealing with them, no questions and quick ship, especially to Canada.

Time to test this monster card out.

One thing I noticed about the 480 cooler is that it feels pretty cheap because of all the plastic, but oh well. Time to install this card and set fan speed too JET TURBINE
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From what I recall those cards run pretty hot, or at least hotter then my GTX 580.
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From what I recall those cards run pretty hot, or at least hotter then my GTX 580.
they do. when mine had the stock cooler it would reach 90c on 80% fan. when i got it under water it barely touches 55c overclocked.
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560 Ti, 570, 470, 480...

Likely a 560 Ti, doubtfully a 470/480 but all possible.
 
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post #25 of 33
I'm pretty sure the 480 is faster than the 295 even in DX10 games. An equivalent replacement for that would be the 470 which is about 20% slower and on par with a 295 if you discard DX11.
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This is good news. I just shipped my GTX 295 back to EVGA on Tuesday for RMA. It is the original two PCB sandwich version also. I've had it since a month after they came out. My screen started freezing during games a few months ago. Lately, the screen began freezing all the time, even in safe mode. Tried two other cards and they worked fine, so started an RMA and they accepted it back. I'd much rather get a 480 or 570 in return, but won't hold my breath. The other thing is that whatever card you receive back is 99% likely to be a refurb.
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post #27 of 33
Awesome RMA. Love it when that happens. Go from one flagship the next. Happened to a friend of mine when his 8800 Ultra died on him and they sent him the GTX 285 as his replacement.
     
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post #28 of 33
This is why I will get now get EVGA.
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post #29 of 33
Ugh lol. It took them sending me 4 Dead GTX280's and me demanding a GTX480 for them to send me a GTX470. Which mind you died after 3 days of use...

Then i got this one and its been okay

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This is good news. I just shipped my GTX 295 back to EVGA on Tuesday for RMA. It is the original two PCB sandwich version also. I've had it since a month after they came out. My screen started freezing during games a few months ago. Lately, the screen began freezing all the time, even in safe mode. Tried two other cards and they worked fine, so started an RMA and they accepted it back. I'd much rather get a 480 or 570 in return, but won't hold my breath. The other thing is that whatever card you receive back is 99% likely to be a refurb.
You'll definitely get a 480 back. Even if they are refurb they still carry the oriiginal lifetime warranty. I'd say pick up another b-stock 480 and sli these things!
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