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That's a nice looking GTX 480 there. As for the GTX 480 being a good card today, it's still a beast @1200p with a nice overclock, ofcourse in my opinion!thumb.gif

Why such an expensive CPU and gear paired with a 480 then?
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I have a GTX 690, had it since September, but I don't game too much really. I'm trying to sell it. I also like to benchmark, so having the good cpu helps. I really like this GTX 480 I have, it does good for me. It's a very good card for 1080-1200p.

I'm also considering a GTX Titan, but we'll see.
    
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I have a GTX 690, had it since September, but I don't game too much really. I'm trying to sell it. I also like to benchmark, so having the good cpu helps. I really like this GTX 480 I have, it does good for me. It's a very good card for 1080-1200p.

Yeah I agree man, I just thought "Why you don't just have a 3570k then?" wink.gif
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post #14 of 18
Haha, all those cool comments tongue.gif
I had a 6970 lightning a little less than two years ago, and after a few months I found that it was a bit too stuttery in games such as BF3 and SC2 and newegg was selling a new GTX 480 for only 199.99 so I sold my 6970 and jumped on it. I have to say that my game felt waaaay more fluid!

In other words, get it!
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Just to update, card arrived today. perfect condition. Clocks to 900Mhz core with 1.2v stable. Honestly I'm blown away by the performance, testing it in my 3930k rig. It can run all games at medium - high setting at 1440P ! Some games it can max out at that res. Considering how old the 480 is, it's very good. I'm seriously considering letting my GTX Titan go and using this until cheaper next gen cards arrive. Part of me thinks AMD will soon launch something that will beat the Titan for a lot less money and my wallet will be a lot happier if I sell the Titan... Hmm thinking.gif
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The 480 can still push serious pixels, it is no push over....
For 80 smackers you have landed a gem of a card that can clock in at 900mhz thumb.gif
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Yes thats ok price, shame as i just sold an EVGA few weeks back for a little bit more but it had only few hours use and was fully boxed like new.

Only bad thing i could say is that theres no full cover block available but theres nothing to stop you using a Swiftech GPU only block wink.gif
Have you asked what overclock its capable of?
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Part of me thinks AMD will soon launch something that will beat the Titan for a lot less money and my wallet will be a lot happier if I sell the Titan... Hmm thinking.gif

They won't, the 7990 that they announced yet is their last 7xxx card it seems and you won't see 8xxx until the end of the year.

That said if the 480 is cutting it for you selling the Titan yet would surely be a good idea money-wise vs. selling-it when next-gen. comes out.
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