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Would a 480 be a improvement over a severely overclocked 560?
Geforce says BFBC2 on the 480 is around 60fps
and the 560ti which is more like my 560 right now, says 40fps...hmm
bf3 = 47 on the 480 to 40 on the 560ti...
oddly tho the 560 says 45fps instead of 40fps on the 560ti...weird.
Ah I don't think its worth it...maybe someone could help me out.

a 480 will be roughly the same performance as a 560 ti 448 core or a 570.
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a 480 will be roughly the same performance as a 560 ti 448 core or a 570.

Ah so basically not much better...hm ok

Well, it was tempting. I think at this point 580 is my lowest next upgrade for the gpu.
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Ah so basically not much better...hm ok
Well, it was tempting. I think at this point 580 is my lowest next upgrade for the gpu.

or grab another 560TI for SLI.

Waiting for kepler would be your best bet though.
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I have one EK 480 FC copper/acetal block all ready, should I get a Danger Den 480 block, or another EK 480 FC block but in acrylic? I can't find another acetal one.

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I decided to go with the EK block, I'd rather have two of the same block I think. Got it for $75 shipped. I'm not 100% sure which version it is I'll get, in the Item description it says Acetal, but in the comments it says non-acetal, which I would assume to be acrylic.
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is the heat on the 480 really that bad? the deal went live again 480 for 209.00 with code & I really want to ditch my 6870.

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is the heat on the 480 really that bad? the deal went live again 480 for 209.00 with code & I really want to ditch my 6870.

if you have good airflow, no. tongue.gif but you will probably only see a ~15 fps increase, more in some games, less in others. But it is better all around tongue.gif
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What do you guys think of these parts for my new GTX 480 (when it gets here) build?

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What do you guys think of these parts for my new GTX 480 (when it gets here) build?
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Looks good, normally you cannot tell the difference between 1600MHz and 1866Mhz RAM. and 1333Mhz and 1600Mhz is a debatable difference. thumb.gif
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Just ordered the EVGA backplate for it.
It was a good increase from my 560 - not going to lie.. runs BF3 on ultra settings at 80fps.
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Running OC'd 470's in SLI and 2500k@ 4.7GHz using my KillAWatt meter I pull about 850w 790~800w peak from the wall (PSU rated @ 750w Corsair TX750, I can hear the fan ramp up, but the psu isnt over heating so thats ok) while running p95 & OCCT GPU test.

I'd recommend at least 800w for those 480's in SLi for optimal overhead
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