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Great move grabbing that 480. More memory for eye candy and a three fan cooler, what's not to love
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by ACHILEE5 View Post
So have you tested it for stuttering in games? http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/7883...usage-bad.html
Don't really know what to think about that thread.

Plan on putting this card through hell though anyway with many different drivers when I first get it. Will update. I hate stutter.

Still kinda fell like I have a decision to make even after I have just bought a card to upgrade with.
    
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post #44 of 66
A 570 can be nicely overclocked to about the same and even better speeds than the 580 as long as you don't turn off OCP and don't set the voltage higher than 1.1v...You might have jumped the gun a little
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I do feel I might have jumped alittle... been waiting to see some more non reference 6970's, but I can't wait anymore. A three slot monster won't do.
    
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post #46 of 66
I'm very happy with my ASUS 480. Temps never go over mid to high 70's gaming with the fan at 60%, and it's not too loud. 480's are a very good buy for the price now, and a great overclocker too.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZoomThruPoom View Post
Don't really know what to think about that thread.

Plan on putting this card through hell though anyway with many different drivers when I first get it. Will update. I hate stutter.

Still kinda fell like I have a decision to make even after I have just bought a card to upgrade with.
I've just seen your card is non-reference, it'll be fine
OP should of included a picture, that's a nice card

http://www.guru3d.com/article/gigaby...80-soc-review/
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post #48 of 66
480 better IMO nothing wrong with them i read they have more and better Vram... stick to it
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post #49 of 66
14 power phases?! Holy...

No, it was not a stupid move. That 480 will last you a while.
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post #50 of 66
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Was honestly kinda expecting to get flamed alittle by the 570 people, but now I'm seeing most are pointing to the 480.

Guess it could be called a downgrade going from a 480 like this to a reference 570 or something. A sidegrade for sure. And is starting to seem like a redundant thing to do.
    
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