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post #61 of 101
570 all the way since, 480 is useless unless u get a h20

then 480 is better, but with h20 u could get a 580,

580 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 480
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You wont notice that small performance difference in game. Runs cooler,quieter,less power= 570>480
O really??



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post #63 of 101
The GTX 480 is the better option for water cooling. I believe the reference 480 has two more power phases than the 570.

Unless you can get the 480 for under 300, I would say the better choice would be the 570.

Cheers either way, they are both great cards. This is coming from a 480/570 owner.
Edited by youra6 - 2/7/11 at 10:57am
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If it was a battle of looks the 480 stomps the competition. What a sexy beast.
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LoL...

Yeah GTX570> GTX480 only in the twilight zone..

And my GTX480 does 900MHz on core w/ 1.1V easy so where are those massive OC's of GTX570 (eg. 1GHz) ???

On stock they perform pretty much on pair (due higher clocks of GTX570)..

Clock per clock GTX570 doesn't stand a chance..

In 3DMark 11 GTX480 scores 200Pts more in clock per clock comparision with both cards @ 850/1025 MHz..

GTX570 3DMark 11 =5664 Pts

GTX480 3DMark 11 =5887 Pts

CHEERS..
so less than 4% advantage when clock to clock.

vs.

about 10% lower max oc'ing speed, much heat, much noise, much power draw

i think we have a winner here but its not the 480.

and back to the topic. you should buy a 480, only if you can find a really cheap one, and at the same time either you are not doing much oc'ing or you have a watercooling loop. otherwise, pick up a 570.
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O really??

CHEERS..
oh, stock!!

really??

cheers.
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so less than 4% advantage when clock to clock.

vs.

about 10% lower max oc'ing speed, much heat, much noise, much power draw

i think we have a winner here but its not the 480.

and back to the topic. you should buy a 480, only if you can find a really cheap one, and at the same time either you are not doing much oc'ing or you have a watercooling loop. otherwise, pick up a 570.
I only trust numbers,not words..

So by numbers GTX480 is still a more powerfull card..

GTX570 is a great card also no doubt about that..

But also if you check those YouTube GTX480 vs 570 battles you would see how much consistent FPS GTX480 has (no FPS drops) even at stock clocks (GTX570 is clocked a bit higher than GTX480)..

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post #69 of 101
I cant tell you anything technical about either card because it is all new to me and I am learning still. But I was using my roomates rig that uses a gtx 480 and I just built my own rig with a gtx 570 and I could not be happier.. It is sooo much more quiet and cool compared to the 480.
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post #70 of 101
Every review you posted there shows the 570 as being better in overall average framerates FYI.

I can't listen to the reviews cause I'm in class but I'm not really seeing your point. Unless he was comparing an overclocked 570 vs a stock 480.

A few dips can be forgiven mentioning that the 570 will not make your ears bleed or your PSU explode.
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