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I know this is redundant, but SLI 470's are like 30% faster than a single 480 right?

I don't think I could bring my self to sell the brand new 480 twin frozr I have that MSI gave me, so I thought of this.

Would this work or no?
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You mean, buy a 470 and flash the 480 to 470: 2x SLI 470
or, buy a 470 and flash it to a 480: 2x SLI 480

props to you for getting MSI to give you a 480
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post #3 of 23
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Down flash the 480 to a 470.

so 2 470's
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I can't see any reason why not. But spending $260 or so for 30% more than one 480 doesn't seem the best way to go.....I would save for another 480.
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post #5 of 23
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I have the 470 already, thought I didn't have to say that because of my sig rig sorry.
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I have the 470 already, thought I didn't have to say that because of my sig rig sorry.
you have a GTX465.
    
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i would ask the MSI rep if you can do that.. You probably could but i would backup the original Bios..
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Originally Posted by BKsMassive View Post
you have a GTX465.
Actually it's a 470, flashed straight from MSI RMA lol.

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i would ask the MSI rep if you can do that.. You probably could but i would backup the original Bios..
Yeah, I'll probably ask them since no one knows for sure.
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post #9 of 23
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Originally Posted by metroidfreak View Post
I know this is redundant, but SLI 470's are like 30% faster than a single 480 right?

I don't think I could bring my self to sell the brand new 480 twin frozr I have that MSI gave me, so I thought of this.

Would this work or no?
Wait. I'm confused - I thought you had an MSI 480? What's your exact setup?
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post #10 of 23
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Wait. I'm confused - I thought you had an MSI 480? What's your exact setup?
*facepalm* lol. I have a 470 in my case right now. I got a 480 from MSI, how, that's in another thread.

I was going to flash the 480 to a 470 to run them in sli.
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