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Should I pick up another Gtx 480?

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I'm thinking about picking up another gtx 480 for my rig, from the ocn marketplace, for around $270. My concerns are:

1.) They don't make gtx 480's anymore, so at some point, I won't be able to get a person to help out with an rma if need be because it has been sod too many times
2.) I have a limited amount of money to spend on an upgrade, and I don't know if I'm using it wisely

I play to go for triple screens when I get enough money, so I need two cards for that evently. Do you think I should go for it, or hold off, save up, and upgrade to kepler or something?
    
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post
I plan to go for triple screens when I get enough money
Since you are going for triple screens you should probably get the 3GB 580 or a 3GB 680. Wait till kepler if you can since it should be a large increase over your 480 instead of the 15% that a 580 will bring. A single 480 should be able to hold you over till kepler.
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It depends on when you going to go for 3 monitors. If your going to be doing it within the next 3 months, I would upgrade. If it isn't going to be for a while, I would wait. Then you can do something like a 590 or sli 570s for pretty cheap once the 600 series comes out.
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