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risky choice grabbing a 465 over a 460. but hopefully it unlocks into a 470.

other than that, the 460 should be better than a 465.
    
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Yes, I am taking a bit of a chance. A 1GB 460 is $10 more though and doesn't enter me into the 470 lottery.
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and doesn't enter me into the 470 lottery.
You just might get a 470 out of that one. IIRC the PNY's with the black PCBs were the unlockable ones. $139 for a 470, now that's bargain of the year. Let us know how the flashing goes.
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You just might get a 470 out of that one. IIRC the PNY's with the black PCBs were the unlockable ones. $139 for a 470, now that's bargain of the year. Let us know how the flashing goes.
The reviews for the recertified card I chose indicate that many have received the unlockable black PCB version. Unfortunately some blue PCB cards are in the mix as well- hence the lottery. I'll post back with my results.
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Success! I got a black PCB card in the mail this afternoon and I've already flashed it. $140 GTX 470



I'm currently running Furmark. Only time will tell how well it holds up.

Edit: I used this guide, ignoring the autoexec.bat step.
Edit 2: Furmark is stable @ 700MHz. I'll stop there for tonight.
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I don't know where you've got the GTX 480 at the same price as the 560Ti, but heck you're lucky. In Canada, (Prices are now almost equal to US with parity), the 480 is around 480-500$, while the normal price of 560 is 270$ went to 240$ with rebates last week.
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I don't know where you've got the GTX 480 at the same price as the 560Ti, but heck you're lucky. In Canada, (Prices are now almost equal to US with parity), the 480 is around 480-500$, while the normal price of 560 is 270$ went to 240$ with rebates last week.

Asus GTX480£194.98/$318.25,
Asus GTX480 £205.99//$336.16.

Frist 2 places i looked in UK.
£200 mark seems to be the spot for a brand new GTX480.
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I don't know where you've got the GTX 480 at the same price as the 560Ti, but heck you're lucky. In Canada, (Prices are now almost equal to US with parity), the 480 is around 480-500$, while the normal price of 560 is 270$ went to 240$ with rebates last week.
Gawd, that's awfully high for either. Check EVGA b-stock, gtx 480 for $210 US. 570 for $249, 580 for $360...etc. I just picked up 2 560ti's for the price of a 580, around $360. (2)GTX 560's in sli will *****-slap a GTX 470, 480, 570, and 580 around the block like a $2 whore, and ask for change back.
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Gawd, that's awfully high for either. Check EVGA b-stock, gtx 480 for $210 US. 570 for $249, 580 for $360...etc. I just picked up 2 560ti's for the price of a 580, around $360. (2)GTX 560's in sli will *****-slap a GTX 470, 480, 570, and 580 around the block like a $2 whore, and ask for change back.
I fail to see how a comparison between current and February pricing is relevant.
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