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What is the top safe temps for a GTX 470. Also, how much could I OC the EVGA with the stock cooler?
Max safe temp is 105C, but you sure don't want it to exceed 95C.
Different cards have different OC ability so I cannot say for sure. Generally most GTX 470 can reach 700 - 750Mhz core on stock voltage and 800Mhz core at max recommended voltage (1.087v) or lower.

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I am going to go with a GTX 470. My last question is the EVGA worth the money over the Galaxy?
EVGA has better RMA, customer service but that Galaxy has better cooling design and also much quieter.
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Thank you all for your answers. I ordered the EVGA GTX 470. +rep all around. Also, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
Edited by blue_k - 12/31/10 at 10:07pm
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My stable overclock on air.
Should be able to go higher once the block gets here.
At least try and shoot for 800 core as it really does make quite the difference.

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