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Everybody here was telling me to sell my EVGA GTX 480 (because apparently its an old dinosaur of a card) and upgrade to a GTX 570

But instead I just spent $199+$10(shipping) on a 2nd GTX 480! Its a used ASUS one

EBAY <3

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sweeeeeeeeeet. curious if your tx750 will handle them
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Sometimes, every once in a while on eBay, you are able to snag something good where not many even realize it's there. I hope the transaction goes smooth and the card works.
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Killer deal! Hope you don't get a bricked card!
    
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post #5 of 62
EPIC win here. Especially on an ASUS.
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Wow i am so glad i dumped my 5870 for 200 (pats self on back)
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post #7 of 62
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jamborhgini313 View Post
sweeeeeeeeeet. curious if your tx750 will handle them
Hehe yup Ive only tested the card by itself in my system to make sure everything is okay. I will be going fully SLI this coming wednesday!

I shall let you know how the TX750 peforms

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Originally Posted by AuraNova View Post
Sometimes, every once in a while on eBay, you are able to snag something good where not many even realize it's there. I hope the transaction goes smooth and the card works.
I agree. Ive been searching GTX 480s for weeks and weeks and never saw one sell for this low. The seller decided to sell his entire GTX480 quad-SLI setup to upgrade to 580s and so he set Buy It Now prices to 199. I was able to grab one in time. It just arrived in the mail today and so far working very nice. Extremely nice condition too. It didn't come with a box or accessories, just the card but its in nice condition!

I was also very impressed by the way he packaged the card. It was fully wrapped up in thick bubble wrap and came inside a big newegg box filled with packing peanuts
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post #8 of 62
Quote:
Originally Posted by jamborhgini313 View Post
sweeeeeeeeeet. curious if your tx750 will handle them
It will but just barely. The system should be pulling about 720w give or take so there's not much headroom there.
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Congrats! Thats a great buy
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No warranty =
    
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