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For the first time ever I seriously wanna crossfire. The allure of 2 of these keeps pulling me in. I sold my rig last Sept so I will be starting from scratch.

I was aiming at double rainbows all the way slogan! tongue.gif
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I'm getting at least 2 480s for mining.

Hate me now...

Technically a mining and gaming when not mining rig is very useful. Avoid ASUS their fan systems are the worst right now.
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Knowing what we know, can we speculate if it would be a decent experience with an 8gb rx480 on 1440p? I'd be coming from mostly high settings on most games at 900p.
Monitors aren't something I upgrade very frequently, usually go 2-3 builds per 1 monitor so I can't see going 1080p as a good investment and really wanting upgrade in size from 20"
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Knowing what we know, can we speculate if it would be a decent experience with an 8gb rx480 on 1440p? I'd be coming from mostly high settings on most games at 900p.
Monitors aren't something I upgrade very frequently, usually go 2-3 builds per 1 monitor so I can't see going 1080p as a good investment and really wanting upgrade in size from 20"

Should be a good 1440p card. Not Max setting though.
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Thats like back in the day with the 5870. The 5870 was a good card but it had no competition. THe 480 came out for what 100-150 more beat it by 10-15 percent and also had more vram to boot.

Speaking as a former GTX 470 owner most HD5870 owners only got buyers remorse from the price drops after the 480 arrived. They were not a great card for everyone, especially in summer.
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They might know something we don't.

They certainly do know something we don't, news spreads pretty quickly among semiconductor companies in Taiwan. It was actually quite amazing that AMD blindsided nVidia with Eyefinity given the amount of people involved.
That said, you can't really draw anything from nVidia's actions; they could be due to knowledge of Vega/Polaris or they could simply be nVidia getting as much competitionless time as they possibly can fit in, especially if they know GP102 is launching in less than a year/a year away so a shaky 1080 launch doesn't matter quite as much.
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I'm getting at least 2 480s for mining.

Hate me now...

I am getting 12 for 2 mining machines. Should be able to run 6 per 1000 watt PSU.
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Mining with GPUs this late in the game?
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Mining with GPUs this late in the game?

Which game are you talking about?
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Which game are you talking about?

Mining, LOL. Yes, for sure. Right now I'm making around 6x the price of the electricity it uses, so why not?
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I'm getting at least 2 480s for mining.

Hate me now...

I am getting 12 for 2 mining machines. Should be able to run 6 per 1000 watt PSU.

Im looking into watercooling mining rigs to reduce temperature and power consumption.

Too bad the RX 480 is already really efficient.
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