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It's waiting for Far Cry 2 to be released... Which you get for free with the purchase...

Hence there are none to be had, since Far Cry 2 is not released yet.


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It's waiting for Far Cry 2 to be released... Which you get for free with the purchase...

Hence there are none to be had, since Far Cry 2 is not released yet.


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Fair enough, So it will become availible when Far Cry 2 is released?
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Dunno for sure, but it seems reasonable to assume it will start shipping once the game becomes available.

It's not like gtx 480's are rare and they won't have enough to keep up with demand. And the game is a piece of plastic you pay $50+ for normally, no supply problems there probably either.
    
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Dunno for sure, but it seems reasonable to assume it will start shipping once the game becomes available.

It's not like gtx 480's are rare and they won't have enough to keep up with demand. And the game is a piece of plastic you pay $50+ for normally, no supply problems there probably either.
Awsome, So this is back on my list then, What about the Warrenty and over volting?
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You are fine overvolting as far as it allows, whatever they allow you can assume it will be safe. One of the sales points is overvolting, so it's going to be covered by the warranty as that is part of the product description.
    
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You are fine overvolting as far as it allows, whatever they allow you can assume it will be safe. One of the sales points is overvolting, so it's going to be covered by the warranty as that is part of the product description.
Very nice, So I can safely do it while not voiding my warrenty and get roughly the same performance as the GTX 580 for free, not bad at all
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You can software overvolt. But don't change the BIOS to do this nor do a hardware overvolt and you will be fine.
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Stock gtx 580 - just remember they can be overclocked too
    
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Yeah, I have no plans on doing the BIOS mod, but I will be setting's up a custom fan profile and overclock profile via software
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post #20 of 25
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Originally Posted by BallaTheFeared View Post
It's waiting for Far Cry 2 to be released... Which you get for free with the purchase...

Hence there are none to be had, since Far Cry 2 is not released yet.


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Far Cry 2? Are you thinking of Crysis 2???
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