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If you look at it from the stand point of a single 480 setup, which you admit is what you normally game with, then this is actually an upgrade. I'm sure you'll use two of these in SLI since they apparently are less hot and noisy than your average GTX 470 and should be fine with your PSU. Plus, they really do look awesome.
That is EXACTLY how I'm thinking here

To me a couple of 470's in SLI is really the sweet spot for 1920x1200, in terms of performance, cost, and heat/noise/power.

And considering these 465's are $200 LESS (for two) than the regular non-Limited Aluminum Twin-Frozr 470's, and almost $300 less than what I should be able to sell my two 480's for ... I figure in the long run I'ma be a lot happier with this setup vs. what I have going now, esp. since I'll net some $crilla, plus I'll always want to use both cards that I paid for.

If these had been full pop $299 I'd not have done it, but to get all-copper, limited edition, cool-running, quiet (basically) GTX470's for $259 a pop w/ no shipping, no tax, no MIR ... it's just too sweet a deal to pass up.
    
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You don't think using thumbscrews in the two PCI slot holes is enough? I have a feeling this thing STILL weighs less than a 5970 and definitely weighs less than the ARES, so I think we're good.
Oh I am definitely going to use screws! Plus, Linus from Linus Tech Tips on YouTube said that this card weighs about 4 pounds!

Besides, I am already currently using case screws for my 260 because I wanted it to be perfectly straight, so yeah.

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EXACTLY what I was thinking. Grats Cables! I am still getting the 470's though
hahaha Thank you!

And congratulations to you!
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do u think I could run 2 of these with my power supply
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do u think I could run 2 of these with my power supply
I wouldn't be a bit surprised - even after being flashed to a 470!

Which model do you have? TX or HX?
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If you get this 465 and then flash it to a 470, then here are some things to know about the 470's power draw:

It will pull a maximum of 215W @ stock under the highest load. When in SLI, it may never exceed 400 due to scaling. So under maximum load, it would leave roughly 300-320W for the rest of the system that's on the +12V (the TX750W has a +12V of 720W).

So it should be enough. However, I guess it might be best to ask in the Power Supplies forum just to be sure.
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so yes or no
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so yes or no
My feeling is yes, but I wouldn't ask anyone to go by one person's word alone. So that's why it might be best to ask in the Power Supplies forum.
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ok thx
You're quite welcome.
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