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Ok, so I originally sold my 2 6850s and bought a 3GB GTX 580 (In sig rig). But the day it arrived I found out about the Roger Waters concert so I returned the card as I needed the money for tickets for both the plane trip and concert. So for the past 3 weeks I've been running a 5670 which isn't really enough for me tongue.gif

The options (My budget is a bit constrained at the moment):
EVGA GTX 460 2WIN: $245
^^Think I'm going to go with this as none of the GTX 480s ship to AUS frown.gif
Edited by Polymerabbit - 3/11/12 at 10:01pm
 
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$330 is A LOT for a GTX 480. You should pay low 200s for a card like that, I sold one for $265 on eBay and it took me 3 weeks to sell. You can do much better for that price.

I bought my GTX 480 for $300 in December 2010.
    
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$330 is A LOT for a GTX 480. You should pay low 200s for a card like that, I sold one for $265 on eBay and it took me 3 weeks to sell. You can do much better for that price.
I bought my GTX 480 for $300 in December 2010.

Thanks yeah, found one for $250 on amazon.
 
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With the prices of GTX 480s now I wouldn't buy a new one for more than $250. You could probably find a used one for under $200 pretty soon.
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The GTX 460 2WIN will probably perform a little better than the GTX 480.. but you could always SLI 480s later on if you have a good PSU.
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Eugh

The 2WIN on amazon ships to Aus but none of the cheap GTX 480s do...
 
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if you wait a little bit some of the 5 series cards might drop into your price range. hopefully kepler card are released soon. thumb.gif
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if you wait a little bit some of the 5 series cards might drop into your price range. hopefully kepler card are released soon. thumb.gif

Somewhere between now and the morning, NDAs lift and a slew of benchmarks will come out that will help to push down the price of older hardware.
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hey what companies ship to aus
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Cleaned up my own spasm of off-topic-ness smile.gif
    
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