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I've heard that nvidia stopped making gtx 480s a while ago. Is it true? Will they ever make them again?
    
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Why would they? They're outdated and surpassed in both effiency and performance. It's like asking AMD to start making 5870's again.
post #3 of 17
Nah, they still make them. Just say 580 on them now...
    
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post #4 of 17
you can get a 480 off newegg for $300 AR..at least last i looked.
 
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post #5 of 17
the 570 is faster and cheaper for the most part, why would they make them?
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post #6 of 17
Quote:
Originally Posted by terraprime View Post
you can get a 480 off newegg for $300 AR..at least last i looked.
Check the manufacturing date on it. I don't think they have been making them for quite some time.
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post #7 of 17
It's the same with any other tech.
Once it's had it's production run, then it's over, never to be made again.

Do you think Intel will start manufacturing Pentium 3's again?
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Im glad, hopefully when mine dies in 2 years or something I get a 680 in return haha
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post #9 of 17
Quote:
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Im glad, hopefully when mine dies in 2 years or something I get a 680 in return haha
That's possible, unless they have other stocks. Especially with EVGA
    
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post #10 of 17
They'll still sell the cards in stock, all I can say is collectors trying to go Crossfire with older cards (ME) will have a hard time finding good quality cards. But after the 570/580 was released, I don't see ANY reason to grab a 480 over the latter, unless you can get a killer deal.
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