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I am sure we have all seen the 480 (with waterblock) in the for sale section. If I say that I can't afford that price (and what a great price it is) am I going to find anything cheaper? What I am getting at is perhaps a 295 with a block already installed. I would be satisfied with the 295 performance but I think I would be forced to pay just as much. What do you guys think?

I have a GX2 but those blocks are at the 200.00 level or I could throw a block on a 275 that I already have. My goal is a gaming rig with a water cooled gpu.
I have all else handled, just the choice of gpu and block. (NVIDIA only)

How about using 2 275's with blocks (I will have to buy the blocks but I have the gpu's) board,P/S are not issues. I have a feeling the way to go is with that 480.
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No point in spending extra on a slower card when you can get as superior card like the 560 for the same price
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You can also try a 470 with a block. It will still be better and will be cheaper.

But I agree that the 480 second hand with a block will be best if you really want a watercooled card. They OC amazingly and you can get the best out of it.
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