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post #11 of 47
GTX470 is defo a great card mate of mine has two and he raves about them
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generates tons of heat, and noisy fan in order to dissipate that heat.
BULLS**T.

the only reason people say this is becasue the reviews, which were wroung. if u actully talk with a lot of 470 owners and my self they say it is NOT that hot or nosiy. my 470 never got hotter than 65c 70% fan which was not loud at all, it was no louder than my case fan. don't say stuff if you don't know what you are talking about.
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BULLS**T.

the only reason people say this is becasue the reviews, which were wroung. if u actully talk with a lot of 470 owners and my self they say it is NOT that hot or nosiy. my 470 never got hotter than 65c 70% fan which was not loud at all, it was no louder than my case fan. don't say stuff if you don't know what you are talking about.
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yes, and the world is flat.

You recommend buying a GTX 470, I say he shouldn't touch it with a ten foot pole. Just cause you bought it doesn't make it good. First Fermi were horrible, FACT.
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i didn't say that on just my experance with it. if u actully read what i said u should have seen the " if u actully talk with a lot of 470 owners and my self ". how is that basing it on just me. also if the GF100 was SOOO bad why the hell did so many people buy them and love them.
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post #16 of 47
The 470 is a very capable card. I would probably go with the 470 between the two. Now, a 480 is definitely a hot card. The 480 was a lot hotter than my 470 in terms of heat released.
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Sorry Drifting, the majority of Fermis were much hotter and higher power consumers then the competitive ATi cards.

An ATi 6870 isn't faster than a Geforce GTX 470, but its not noticeably slower unfortunately at the same price the 470 is the better choice for a folder while the 6870 is a bit quieter and cooler.

I would consider the 560 or 570 to be honest. The entire 5xx series address three things: heat, power consumption, and noise. As far as performance wise, they are only marginally higher than 4xx series. There is a reason why nVidia had to re-release these GPUs as because the 4xx series were a bit of a let down (in regards to the competition) on all fronts with the exception of performance.
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If you could SLI, get on this deal. $300 and you get better performance than a GTX 580. Though SLI/Crossfire is a bit of a hassle, once you get it dialed in you get some great performance for not much money.

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I'd get the GTX 470 personally. If you can look at the 6870s because they're in your price range too.
    
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post #20 of 47
Or SLI these for $220, and you'll be getting some great performance.

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