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Lol if you want them, by all means.

First i need to get rid of my 480. Deciding on how much I should put it for.

btw nice supra, if that is yours

I can't afford the cards anymore lol. So take them. That particular supra isn't mine. But I just bought one and I am picking it up tomorrow lol so I'll update the pic.
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post #22 of 25
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For a single 480, 1.5gb is fine. I feel insulted here.nerdsmiley.png

lmao you feel insulted having one, how do you think I feel with three of them lachen.gif
    
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I bought a Geforce Gtx 660 Super clocked on Amazon for little over $200, and it plays anything I throw at it @1080p. It will be an amazing upgrade from your 480, but two 480's would be a bit better but use a ton of power and throw off some extreme heat in your computer case, therefore making your cpu, HDD and everything else run hotter, decreasing their life span. then eventually i would run the 660's in SLI and it would be way more future proof to go with the 600 series, also allows you to hook up 3 monitors with one card.

Here is Amazon link for the Super clocked 660 for $206.00

http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-SUPERCLOCKED-Graphics-02G-P4-2662-KR/dp/B00966IREK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1383882119&sr=8-1&keywords=660+superclocked+evga
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I bought a Geforce Gtx 660 Super clocked on Amazon for little over $200, and it plays anything I throw at it @1080p. It will be an amazing upgrade from your 480, but two 480's would be a bit better but use a ton of power and throw off some extreme heat in your computer case, therefore making your cpu, HDD and everything else run hotter, decreasing their life span. then eventually i would run the 660's in SLI and it would be way more future proof to go with the 600 series, also allows you to hook up 3 monitors with one card.

Here is Amazon link for the Super clocked 660 for $206.00

http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-SUPERCLOCKED-Graphics-02G-P4-2662-KR/dp/B00966IREK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1383882119&sr=8-1&keywords=660+superclocked+evga
Roughly just as much GPU power, but the 660 will use less watts, i think it will support Shadowplay and it has slightly more Vram.
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I bought a Geforce Gtx 660 Super clocked on Amazon for little over $200, and it plays anything I throw at it @1080p. It will be an amazing upgrade from your 480, but two 480's would be a bit better but use a ton of power and throw off some extreme heat in your computer case, therefore making your cpu, HDD and everything else run hotter, decreasing their life span. then eventually i would run the 660's in SLI and it would be way more future proof to go with the 600 series, also allows you to hook up 3 monitors with one card.

Here is Amazon link for the Super clocked 660 for $206.00

http://www.amazon.com/EVGA-GeForce-SUPERCLOCKED-Graphics-02G-P4-2662-KR/dp/B00966IREK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1383882119&sr=8-1&keywords=660+superclocked+evga

As said before, the 660 is basically the 480 but on a much more efficient process and design, with an extra 512MB of Vram that will never get used.

And a properly ventilated case does wonders for airflow, 2 480's do not break components if they are cooled correctly.
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