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Bought one! + rep to the OP thumb.gif, $200 + free shipping how can you go wrong!?!? biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Dmac73 View Post

Or wait for Kepler, and let HD7870's drop down into the upper $200's.... biggrin.gif
2x 7870 > consume less power than1 480 biggrin.gif
2gb vRam, and perform better than 2 480s.
Or get the 480s now. Hell im thinking of getting one biggrin.gif at this price.

Well it depends lol. The 7870's are expensive and will not drop to $200 anytime soon.

And second, the whole VRAM issue was a bit blown out of proportion. 1.5gb right now is fine. Not ideal but more than fine.

And even if you were to sell the 480's, They would still be worth $160-170 easy. You can't beat the price/performance right now.
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Well it depends lol. The 7870's are expensive and will not drop to $200 anytime soon.
And second, the whole VRAM issue was a bit blown out of proportion. 1.5gb right now is fine. Not ideal but more than fine.
And even if you were to sell the 480's, They would still be worth $160-170 easy. You can't beat the price/performance right now.

Upper $200's and 200$ is a HUGE difference thumb.gif

And the main point was effiiency. 2 7870s consume less power than 1 480 with more than double the performance. smile.gif

The day 480's get to 160$ is the day i'm buying one for recreational use. Hang it on my wall. Such a gnarly reference design. My favorite.
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Agreed....but at the same time with u27/u30 the pixel density is much higher so you don't necessarily NEED to have AA/AF maxed out.
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This.
Get the 480.

sli?
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sli?

lol. What's the question here? Asking about SLI?
 
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What do you guys think of this Power supply for my new 480? $119 after rebate promo code + free shipping, enough juice with overclock?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010&Tpk=hx%20750
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What do you guys think of this Power supply for my new 480? $119 after rebate promo code + free shipping, enough juice with overclock?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139010&Tpk=hx%20750

1 480?

Overkill.
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I am ready to ditch this 6870 and come back to Nvidia. Newegg has a EVGA 480 for 209.00 shipped. I am planning to sell my 6870 for 120 so all I would have to pay out of pocket is $90.00. Will this be a good upgrade or should I wait. I feel naked not being back in the Nvidia camp & having a Intel CPU without a proper Nvidia GPU

 

Before anyone says keep your 6870. I do not want to support amd/ati any longer. Its personal preference & I dont feel amd/ati deserves my money

 

 

Edit: Just noticed the card went out of stock

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lol. What's the question here? Asking about SLI?

1 480 for 2560 or will it require sli
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Hrm, too bad. I probably would have jumped on this and sold my 460's if this was still in stock. As much as I love SLI, a single more powerful card is nicer to have.
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