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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

The end
Nice!!!! Btw, there are plenty of people on this forum that have our PSU that are running GTX 480's in SLI with OC'ed CPU's. Here's the latest. You should be fine, but you might have to turn that CPU OC down just a bit.

Oh yeah, and don't run Furmark or anything that'll stress your PSU that much - it might die otherwise.
 
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post #32 of 62
tx 750 can haddle it. I had 480 sli and i7 @ 4 ghz , Power gets hot tho. also fan stayed on for ~ 5 mins after pc powered down , But i would recommend a stronger 1000 watt power. just becase the power it rates 750 it can do 1000 watts. Also i was overclocking both gpus @ 850 cores.
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post #33 of 62
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tx 750 can haddle it. I had 480 sli and i7 @ 4 ghz , Power gets hot tho. also fan stayed on for ~ 5 mins after pc powered down , But i would recommend a stronger 1000 watt power. just becase the power it rates 750 it can do 1000 watts. Also i was overclocking both gpus @ 850 cores.
Gonna have to agree it does run hot but I have a Intake 120mm fan and another 120mm fan pulling hot air from the PSU lol im cheap
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Yeah well I won an antec p193 for 65.00,just to have the seller say sorry I ain't shipping it for that.That's what sucks the most about ebay,when you get an incredible price the seller just says I am sorry I don't have one or it broke before I could send it.Hope you actually get the card.
Edited by djsi38t - 2/24/11 at 8:54pm
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post #35 of 62
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I tried to sell my Zotac AMP! GTX 480 on Craigslist for $250 and some guy told me it was too high, lol. (the AMP! is still selling on Newegg for $500!)

(edit: nm, Newegg finally brought the price down to a reasonable $400)
Some people on CL are pretty crazy. I'd buy it for $250 lol.
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Yeah well I won an antec p193 for 65.00,just to have the seller say sorry I ain't shipping it for that.That's what sucks the most about ebay,when you get an incredible price the seller just says I am sorry I don't have one or it broke before I could send it.Hope you actually get the card.
He already got it
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He already got it
That was fast when he just started the thread an hour ago saying he just won it.
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Some people on CL are pretty crazy. I'd buy it for $250 lol.
Hehe I remember seeing a GTX 480 for $250 on craigslist about a week or 2 ago. I would have definitely bought it from him but the problem was he lived outside of the city and I have no car. And the seller refused to come to the city. So I had to go back to searching for GTX 480s on ebay lol

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That was fast when he just started the thread an hour ago saying he just won it.
Sorry I should have clarified. I used Buy It Now on Wednesday 02/16/11 and the item just arrive to my home today. I didn't wanna make a thread last week and then have it not arrive and be embarrassed. Or have it arrive and not work

I didn't want to get excited too soon
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Sorry I should have clarified. I used Buy It Now on Wednesday 02/16/11 and the item just arrive to my home today. I didn't wanna make a thread last week and then have it not arrive and be embarrassed. Or have it arrive and not work

I didn't want to get excited too soon
Smart thinking.
 
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Dude your PSU will not work with the gtx 480's in SLI, I had to exchange my old antec 1000w for a new one just to support two Gtx 480's overclocked.
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