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Voodoo's current IRL state.

Right, here's the story.

About a month ago, I wanted to put together a semi-future proof PC, with the idea of buying it fairly barebones, but enough to game comfortably until christmas. I bought one GTX 470 as they were £140, and it'd tide me over until i could grab a second one. Now.. Amazon had them at silly prices, so I checked Aria, found them for £140, I thought "WIN!" and bought it. It's done me well.. But I'd like to buy a second one to enjoy Skyrim, ARMA2/3 and BF3 as they were intended at 1080p in maximum glory.. but now nobody stocks them at reasonable prices. They weren't on "sale", as a few places had them at varying prices within a £10 radius, but.. now they've totally vanished, I mean.. NOTHING even shows there. I even went on my order history -



Supposedly, the item now has vanished. It's a Point of View GTX 470.. I want another one now, but don't want to pay the prices they want! (Nearly the same price as a new 570...) If I can't find one, what do I do? :/
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look used!
    
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You could check out the OCN marketplace, I've seen some 470's for sale there. eBay is also a good alternative.
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Ebay bro. Ebay.
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probably because they're all gone?
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I'll have to check eBay and the marketplace, my mum's favourite website...

Naizarak, no kidding? I'd assumed that, but considering it's been a month, I doubt they've just stopped production.. they're still selling 450/460's on that site.
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I'll have to check eBay and the marketplace, my mum's favourite website...

Naizarak, no kidding? I'd assumed that, but considering it's been a month, I doubt they've just stopped production.. they're still selling 450/460's on that site.
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Also, yes, the 470 is well past EOL, and they stopped producing new ones many months ago, I'm afraid. Retailers will continue to sell remaining cards after they're EOL, until they're all gone ... but it appears as though all the 470's that were built are indeed sold out from the large majority of outlets at this point.

OCN marketplace, or ebay, are probably your best bets
    
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hi buddy i have a zotac gtx 470, never overclocked, never been over 50c, looking into getting a new card (want try ati 6900s or 6800s) pm if interested and what you would offer

ps card is as is, no box disks ect.
post #9 of 11
Got a very clean one off ebay for $180 +30 shipping so $210 total. Not a bad price seeing my first set cost me $350 a pop. Love them still. SLI plays BF3 on ultra with 76FPS. I'm gonna turn down shadows, and some minor details that reduce effective online play. Should gain me a extra 30..haha
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I just bought a nearly brand new one, that has been under water for only 3 weeks, and the stock cooler was put back on for $165 shipped!

I remember back in the day (back in early '10) I traded my two reference 5770s for a nearly brand new 470! (paid about $320 for the 5770s shipped/tax back then).

Both my 470s are B revision Gigabytes, I wish you the best of luck!
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