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Other than a cooler quieter card, i think its a 5-8% increase...not the best upgrade imo.

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It's just that the 480 is about £100 cheaper than the 580, so if it's like a 5-8% performance increase, it woulden't really bother me at all
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Fwiw: i went from xfire 6870 to sli 460 to sli 580...not worth it if u own a 480 and cant step-up via evga

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Fwiw: i went from xfire 6870 to sli 460 to sli 580...not worth it if u own a 480 and cant step-up via evga

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Looks like I will be getting the 480 then, it should last me for a year with the current games out.

Should be able to handle 1920x1080 at everything to very high setting's
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Exactly...then later on as their prices continue to drop..pick up one more and ur gold.

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Exactly...then later on as their prices continue to drop..pick up one more and ur gold.

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What do you think about the KFA2 GTX 480 Anarchy, looks like it has a decent heatsink

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/KFA2-GeForce-G...item41565c575f
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What do you think about the KFA2 GTX 480 Anarchy, looks like it has a decent heatsink

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/KFA2-GeForce-G...item41565c575f
http://overclockers.co.uk/showproduc...odid=GX-222-AS

How about that one mate?

I am waiting for mine.
    
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http://overclockers.co.uk/showproduc...odid=GX-222-AS

How about that one mate?

I am waiting for mine.
Jesus! £194!!! How long is it on pre-order for?
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That anarchy is nice...hey you can always watercool it eventually.

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I can't find any benchmarks of a 6870 vs a 480 anywhere on google
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Get the GTX480 as it will do everything GTX580 does for less money..

I have GTX480 OC'd @ 850 core and 1025MHz memory easily with just 1075mV on the core (1025mV is stock)..

With my custom fan profile it never goes over 80C in Crysis (fan ramps up at 75%)..

Sure GTX580 runs cooler and has more shaders but really not worth a premium price and just slight performance difference..

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