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Hey guys just wanted to let you know there is an EVGA GTX 480 on sell for $250 at newegg.com

If you are interested, might keep an eye on it. I bought one about a week ago, watched it at $250 for about two weeks and the day I bought it the price dropped down to $220.

Few cons people usually mention on this card - it is a power hungry video card, but if you are getting anything in this range you probably have enough power for it anyways. Many people complain about it being very loud, I honestly do not think its that loud. My speed never even usually hits 80%

People usually has problems with it hitting 80c (but read even 90c is fine for this card) My card usually stays right below 70c at 70% fan speed under full gaming load.

Hope this helps someone out!
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Max temp is 105*c and they are loud IMO under load.

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If you dont put a custom fan profile on it and let it get hot it stays pretty quiet even in low air flow cases, they are rated fine at extremely high temps so if the temps dont bother you then benefit from the lower noise,

I loved my 480s.
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Buy and then step up to Kepler.

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buy it and put a watetblock on it. problem solved .....
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