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I'd suggest to save your money. Not worth the $$ imop.
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Not worth it if you already have a gtx 470. I would save the money for maybe an ssd.
    
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No, you would see a larger gain going to a second 470 than spending $172 for a 480.

Save your $172 and just put $178 towards a 470 later on.

PS. The 470 @ 800Mhz core matches a stock 480.
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If anything just try to get a 3rd party cooler and overclock your 470 higher

The 470s overclock very good so it really is not worth it. My GTX 480 runs @ 900Mhz core but with extra cooling. To have an idea of how fast my card is overclocked. It's about 2 GTX 275s overclocked. But I know 470s can do over 800Mhz too with good case cooling which is probably just over GTX 480 stock performance.
Yeah, I can get my 470 up to 820 on the core.
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