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They are pretty much same performance of a 570 with 256mb more ram
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Around 15% slower than a 580 iirc.

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Around 15% slower than a 580 iirc.
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its nothing a little fooling around with the core clock will not help.. tweak it a little and you have 580 performance. Overclocking is like cannibalism for GPUs.. the slightly younger lesser twin can eat the older stronger sibling (only in a single level up.. no 550ti can eat a 580 biggrin.gif)
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Im about to pull the trigger on two 480's from the egg for $419 and upgrade my quad sli 295's should I do it?

I could probably get a couple hundred each for my 295's with watercool Heat Killer waterblocks, then I would just have to get a couple blocks for the 480's.

Should I do it?
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Im about to pull the trigger on two 480's from the egg for $419 and upgrade my quad sli 295's should I do it?
I could probably get a couple hundred each for my 295's with watercool Heat Killer waterblocks, then I would just have to get a couple blocks for the 480's.
Should I do it?

I say pull the trigger and update some. I am selling a much lesser GTX 560 barely used (bought 2/9) to take the grasp on this deal. I cannot get 2 sadly since my PSU will not play well with it.
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good enough!
I just ordered 2.
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good enough!
I just ordered 2.

well done! thumb.gif Monday is going to be a great day.
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Im about to pull the trigger on two 480's from the egg for $419 and upgrade my quad sli 295's should I do it?
I could probably get a couple hundred each for my 295's with watercool Heat Killer waterblocks, then I would just have to get a couple blocks for the 480's.
Should I do it?

No doubt my good friend. Cheap upgrade, you'll have DX11, and frankly, 2 480s are gonna scale a hell of a lot better than 2 295's.
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No doubt my good friend. Cheap upgrade, you'll have DX11, and frankly, 2 480s are gonna scale a hell of a lot better than 2 295's.

very much agreed.
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but he said he has 4 295's...
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