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post #1 of 12
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I caught an open box deal for $390 for an MSI one, but I already have a 480. I still have the option to cancel my order. Should I do that, and go for 480 SLI? Or should I try selling my 480 on craigslist and keep the 580?
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id sell your 480 should be able to get close to wat you paid for your 580
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Originally Posted by knoxy_14 View Post
id sell your 480 should be able to get close to wat you paid for your 580
Listen to this man. Unless you want to play surround or at some insane res like 1600p, one 580 should be enough.
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390 is a good deal for a 580... stick with it.
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Originally Posted by knoxy_14 View Post
id sell your 480 should be able to get close to wat you paid for your 580
^

keep your 580 and sell your 480. Later on SLI your 580 for overkill!
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post #6 of 12
cancel your order with newegg. this way i can buy the card. jk. id keep it. i saw the same card but it was out of stock when i clicked on it.
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post #7 of 12
That's a great price for a 580. Keep it and sell the 480 for just a bit lower than that price
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post #8 of 12
GTX 480 prices have, sadly, dropped like mad. I just sold mine last week local for $275, which is about how much I'd have gotten if I managed to sell it for the hopeful $300 here on OCN.

I do agree that you should stick with the 580. Good luck on the sale.
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Originally Posted by EfemaN;12356087 
GTX 480 prices have, sadly, dropped like mad. I just sold mine last week local for $275, which is about how much I'd have gotten if I managed to sell it for the hopeful $300 here on OCN.

I do agree that you should stick with the 580. Good luck on the sale.

^^ This.

Definitely keep the 580, was worth the buy. quite frankly with the length and amount of time since the 480's first debuted last year, I don't think it put that much of a big hole in your wallet.

Think about it this way, if you happen to sell your 480 for $275 and you purchased the 580 for $390 you only really lost $115, around the same price if you measure with the EVGA step up program. Basically you rented a 480 for $115 or somewhat comparable to the EVGA step up program, either way you look at it, it's win/win.
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post #10 of 12
580 runs cooler and quieter demolishes your GTX480 in everything. So it wins
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