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post #231 of 5083
Doesn't microcenter in St.louis Park have any deals on the 470?
post #232 of 5083
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Originally Posted by Droogie View Post
Why is it not a good idea? The Twin Frozr's are almost guaranteed to unlock. Noone has reported a failed unlock.
He's referring to a different card than you're thinking of Droogie. MSI makes a Twin Frozr GTX470 that doesn't flash to anything. The 465GE on the other hand, does.

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Since I won't be going with water cooling, I'd rather stick to either the Zotac Amp! Edition 470, or flash that MSI Golden Edition 465.


I think I'm leaning between two cards now: the flasher, or the Zotac Amp! 470. hehe
Get the flasher son. Save some cash, have some fun, and get a badass looking card! Show your interior some LOVE.
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I don't know if anyone mentioned this because I didn't read through the whole thread but the Zotac AMP only comes with a 2 years warranty, Some of the other Zotac's have lifetime but not the AMP...
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post #234 of 5083
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Omg, omg, omg, omg...

I ... omg.. I dunno. It's a bit plain-looking, but omg! I could have a 470 for less than $272.86 shipped!

This looks like a GREAT deal two cables. If you dont want them I may get two

I have never bought anything open box before. Does it still have a warranty? How does one know if they even work or are any good?
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post #235 of 5083
There is one gtx 470 open box on newegg now. 264 I think.
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if they're reference cards it doesnt really matter.

However the Zotac AMP edition GTX 470 has the best cooler on the market for it
I have to disagree with this... The Icy Vision does a pretty nice job at keeping it icy cool.
     
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post #237 of 5083
it's very interesting how zotac put lifetime warranty on some of their reference cards but only put a 2 years on their amp O_o i mean, their amp series is top-of-the-line they're suppose to have like milenia years warranty on it

my personal opinion? get the MSI GTX 465 GE and have urself a limited edition card that can unlock. i mean, a limited editionc card with nice copper cooler/cover and one that can unlocks?? great braggin' rights right there

as for the person who said the icy gerlid is a good cooler, well yes it is a good cooler, but the one on the amp edtion is quieter and cool better. proof? look it up on youtube.com

found it
YouTube- ‪NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 Cooler Round Up Zotac AMP! vs GELID Icy Vision vs Stock Linus Tech Tips‬‎
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post #238 of 5083
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Doesn't microcenter in St.louis Park have any deals on the 470?
Good question! But I looked just now and found nothing desirable.

I found two EVGA 470s, but they had high in-store prices, but somewhat-decent prices after MIRs. :/

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He's referring to a different card than you're thinking of Droogie. MSI makes a Twin Frozr GTX470 that doesn't flash to anything. The 465GE on the other hand, does.



Get the flasher son. Save some cash, have some fun, and get a badass looking card! Show your interior some LOVE.
I admit that I'm getting a bit shaky from the excitement because I'm probably going to order it for sure now that I know what I know about NCIX selling those unlocked ones!
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I just got a EVGA GTX 470 and i am running stable at FTW speeds of 1300 and 1701
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post #240 of 5083
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Good question! But I looked just now and found nothing desirable.

I found two EVGA 470s, but they had high in-store prices, but somewhat-decent prices after MIRs. :/


I admit that I'm getting a bit shaky from the excitement because I'm probably going to order it for sure now that I know what I know about NCIX selling those unlocked ones!
Lol they blocked newegg on their network. I would compare prices on it, and they did match it once.
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