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Just excited, thats all(got a 480)

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I just got my 480 in, and went ahead and installed the h50 I have had sitting here for a few weeks. I waited because I know its overkill for my Athlon II X4.

I am really happy with my 480's temps, 45~ idle and 60~ while gaming. I have not ran kombuster on it, mainly because I like seeing my temps in the 60's, lol.



What do ya think?
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Congrats! That's a great card!
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cable manage!!!

i think your gona love it, what did u come from?
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gratz its a great card i think you should mod your h50 now and add a block to that beast
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the athlon is a champ of a budget cpu, almost got it myself, you can try to unlock the cache or unlock into the phenom II B40 or whatever its called, great chip.

as for the 480 O.O I wants lol
    
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Nice. Now try to oc it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Silver_WRX02 View Post
Nice. Now try to oc it.
Idk about oc'ing the card, not without some better cooling. I like things fairly quiet. and I did put the 480 fan at 100% once. It was crazy loud. the processor is at 3.5Ghz~, and it stays chilly.

I just added another fan, to make them push pull. and put one on my controller and the other on CPU fan header. QUESTION! where is it best to have the pump hooked up to, 12v steady or the cpu fan header? I would like to put the fans on my controller to quiet them down some.
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I'd say Molex for the Pump if you are going to manually control the fans. Just be sure to keep an eye on those temps! If you set the control too low it won't compensate like the CPU Fan Header can.

BTW, I like you color scheme. Now tidy up those cables for 10/10 case!!
post #9 of 19
Nice card but superseded by the 580 in every possible way.
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Originally Posted by SadSoul View Post
Nice card but superseded by the 580 in every possible way.
There's always gotta be that one guy raining on the parade..
You forget the 480 was and still is a flagship card..
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