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I have my 480 OC'ed to 855 core clock with an accelero extreme and it never gets above 67. I play on 1900x1200 with close to everything maxed out and frame never dip below 40. Do it! I just bought a second one and a full WC loop because I love 480's so much haha
i'm gonna send my 680 back for a refund and do this.
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A 480 will run circles around a 560Ti all day long. IMO if you have the power supply for it, 2 480's are the best bargain out there right now
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Here it is:
http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-GTX480-Graphics-015-P3-1480-KR/dp/B004EHWMP6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1337035593&sr=8-1
Will this one OC well?
I was also thinking about getting a 560Ti Fermi 448. How well does that perform compared to the 480?

Yes any of them will OC well. I have a reference one that I OC'ed. I don't even remember what manufacturer anymore haha. But that is an excellent deal for a brand new one at $230. Hell, most people are still getting $210-230 on here for their several year old ones.
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hmmm.. well I have never done any sort of Sli or Crossfire configuration, and I am going to buy my AX650 soon. Oh the options... rolleyes.gif
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If you can, wait for the GTX660/660TI. I know its a long wait but heh. or else get a cheap 480, still powerful cards. smile.gif
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wouldn't a 650 be pushing it a bit if you're getting sli 480's? not exactly sure what the tdp is on those but i know they're higher than the 6xx series cards....especially if you plan on OC'ing it.


example...

http://www.overclock.net/t/1041916/gtx480-tdp
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post #17 of 28
Yeah I definitely wouldn't run two 480's on a 650w PSU. Especially if you plan on doing any overclocking. Spend the extra $50 and get an 850 or higher.
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Actually, I don't plan on Sli/CFX, too much money. I just want to get a single good card for a good price that will play BF3 on ultra/high with AA that maintains 40-60FPS in 1080p.
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post #19 of 28
7850 OC > GTX 580 > GTX 480 oc

Runs cooler and consumes less power.
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Actually, I don't plan on Sli/CFX, too much money. I just want to get a single good card for a good price that will play BF3 on ultra/high with AA that maintains 40-60FPS in 1080p.

You'll be set with a 480 then





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7850 OC > GTX 580 > GTX 480 oc
Runs cooler and consumes less power.

Also costs much more. We're not talking about just performance.
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