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Hey guys,

Im new here and was wondering how much of a performance increase i'd get from a 275 to a 470? Is it worth it even if i dont care about DX 11? Thanks for any help
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It should run any game you play far better then a 275.
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Hey guys,

Im new here and was wondering how much of a performance increase i'd get from a 275 to a 470? Is it worth it even if i dont care about DX 11? Thanks for any help
Definitely worth it if you can for out the bucks for the 470. You'll have a very noticable difference in vid rendering and everything is moving to DX 11 in the near future. I'd totally say go for it dude!!!

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Welcome to OCN!

Yeah, you'll notice a big difference. The 470 has more CUDA cores, more VRAM and you'll have higher minimum FPS and great performance in DX11. It would be a very worthy upgrade to a GTX 275..go for it man, you won't regret it!
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Hmm sounds good thanks so much for the advice! Also do you think i'll need a new power supply? I have an antec 650 watt...i dont think ill add another 470.
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Hmm sounds good thanks so much for the advice! Also do you think i'll need a new power supply? I have an antec 650 watt...i dont think ill add another 470.
Nope, a 650 watt PSU is more than enough for a single 470 (or even a single 480).
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You should see a noticeable difference in demanding games. For example, Battlefield:BC2, Aliens vs Predator, etc.
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You should see a noticeable difference in demanding games. For example, Battlefield:BC2, Aliens vs Predator, etc.
Thanks!
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Nope, a 650 watt PSU is more than enough for a single 470 (or even a single 480).
I think 650 watt is the mininum isn't it?
    
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