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Poll Results: GTX 480 SLI to HD7970

 
  • 26% (19)
    yay! go for it bro!!
  • 73% (52)
    nope! not worth it. wait for kepler it's gonna be dope
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post #31 of 69
ooopps lol sorry
post #32 of 69
I would keep the 480's and at least wait for GK110.
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post #33 of 69
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Originally Posted by jprovido View Post

my case can only fit a 240 rad. the xspc EX240 is actually the only rad I could get here in Manila. about 68USD+ afaik
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you can find full cover water block for your 480's in microcenter for cheap keep your gtx480's
im from manila frown.gif

The EX240 should be able to do it. You will need great fans though. Preferably gentle typhoons.

Or sell your CPU cooler now, get 2 EX240's and a CPU block. You would go full water cooling loop smile.gif.
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post #34 of 69
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Originally Posted by AMC View Post

The EX240 should be able to do it. You will need great fans though. Preferably gentle typhoons.
Or sell your CPU cooler now, get 2 EX240's and a CPU block. You would go full water cooling loop smile.gif.

This....
I got one GTX 470 on water, and will be adding another for some SLI action.. for the games I run one single 470 is good for me....
My whole set-up is on water, and if want silence I think water cooling it would be a great route to take.
Honestly.. Any GTX 4xx series in SLI will smash most if not all games on a single monitor.

I am from Guam.. just a few hours away from R.P, it's could sometimes be a great hassle/cost just to acquire high end hard ware....
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post #35 of 69
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how about adding another 480 for tri sli?

Dumb move. Third card doesn't give you much gains.
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post #36 of 69
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my case can only fit a 240 rad. the xspc EX240 is actually the only rad I could get here in Manila. about 68USD+ afaik
im from manila frown.gif


Well hello there fellow Filipino, just noticed you're from Manila, How would be the said 7970 cost in Php and where is it available? I havent seen one here yet. But yea, i stick with my old advice, stick to the 480s. biggrin.gif
   
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post #37 of 69
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Well hello there fellow Filipino, just noticed you're from Manila, How would be the said 7970 cost in Php and where is it available? I havent seen one here yet. But yea, i stick with my old advice, stick to the 480s. biggrin.gif

the cheapest I've seen is 22,200 while others are at the 24,000 bundled with a freebies. I can name a lot of shops that sells HD7970's. if you can't find one then you're not looking for one at all. it's really easy to buy hardware here in the philippines compared to our fellow members here in OCN. I can buy any hardware I want. just a 15 minute drive from home biggrin.gif
post #38 of 69
It would be worth doing especially since you'll get some money from the two 480's. Nvidia have been rather deceitful recently in an attempt to get people to wait for their new cards and not buy AMD's so they don't deserve anyones' money.
Edited by Phoenixlight - 2/19/12 at 11:37am
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post #39 of 69
GTX 480 in SLI still kick ass @1200p. One more vote for water cooling biggrin.gif
    
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post #40 of 69
Keep the 480s... throw them under water, they absolutely shine with the right cooling.
 
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