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Hey everyone I currently have a EVGA GTX 470SC card and I'm starting to have some issues with it(fan rattling like crazy) so I figured might as well just upgrade, and I'm looking for some recommendations around the $300ish range.
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570 is $350, if you want to spend that. Else just either RMA or get a new 470.
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If it were me, I would not update it. Not worth it.

300ish range is 6950, 6970, 570.
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post #4 of 5
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Originally Posted by Zhany View Post
so I figured might as well just upgrade
I suggest you contact evga and try to get the issues with the card resolved. Even if you do upgrade, you could sell a working 470 and put that towards a new card.

As for suggestions, you can't go wrong with a 570. Would it be worth it? That's up to you. Read some reviews and see what you think.
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Thank you for the suggestions I contacted EVGA and will be setting up an RMA hopefully I can cross ship if not ill be using the integrated chip on my i3 for a while ewwwwww.
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