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Originally Posted by SadSoul View Post
Should I? almost $600 with shippin
Why would you do that when you already have a 480? Yea not a good idea...
post #42 of 57
Yeah jeez, You have the itch to waste money that bad? You can even try née thermal paste on the 480 and a new fan profile. Seriously upgrading to a 580 when you have a 480 is retarded, Kepler is going to brutally rape both.
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As a GTX 580 owner i would say dont get it. The reason is that a game that GTX480 will fail to play so will the GTX580. The only thing GTX580 would do in a game is allow you yo use 4AA vs 2AA and nothing more.
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get two gtx 470's for $200 apiece on newegg Galaxy gtx 470 $250 with $50 mail in rebate.
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get two gtx 470's for $200 apiece on newegg Galaxy gtx 470 $250 with $50 mail in rebate.
1 Powerful card > 2 lesser cards for.
SLi in the future.


I say SadSoul has 2 good options and 1 bad...
1.Build a kick-a water loop and use that 480 to 580 potential!
2.Get a 2nd 480 and max out everything on the planet essentially.
3.Make an extremely poor choice and sorta-sidegrade to a 580 for noise.

The watercooling is something you'll never regret! I started with a Rasa kit a few months ago to get back into liquid cooling since the last loop I built was ages ago and my PC is a mobo block short of DECKED with water and I LOVE it!
 
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post #46 of 57
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LOL I still use my 4850 for 1920*1080 gaming, and it works fine.
I honestly can't find a game that I can't play maxed out Mind you, my definition of "playable" is 30fps. So I can keep my hardware longer. Lol. Sadsoul, keep the 480, go to aftermarket coolers, be happy!!!!!
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post #47 of 57
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I honestly can't find a game that I can't play maxed out Mind you, my definition of "playable" is 30fps. So I can keep my hardware longer. Lol. Sadsoul, keep the 480, go to aftermarket coolers, be happy!!!!!
The 4850 is about as good as a 5770 I had my GTX 260 for ages then SLi'ed in and then FINALLY upgraded to a 480. For me playable is ~25FPS I dunno why people whine about needing a constant 60FPS I see no difference. However BC2 with 32xAA on during intense battles sometimes gets to slow for my liking at ~20FPS so I dropped down to 16xQSAA
 
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You just installed a GPU exhaust with an AP-15.
Yeah

But somehow the concept exhausting all that heat outside the case insted of inside is ingrained into me DNA like scratching me nose when a mosquito bites
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post #49 of 57
As I said yealier, I put a scythe gentle typhoon ap-15 2-3 cm above my gtx 580 gpu (back side).
That lowered my temps with 8 degrees, thus redused my noise level.
Edited by G woodlogger - 1/1/11 at 1:39am
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Iam gonna get this beautiful Asus card.
http://www.linkecomputer.com/product...I1536MD5/ASUS/

comes to $563 including shippin to my country.
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