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Try Ebay as well, Open up the amount of potential buyers...Also couldnt you find some interest here on overclock and just work something out with the buyer personally? Im sure you can trust some of us.
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your luckey

a 470 is a good boost from a 285

sell the blocks and buy new ones
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I love how you guys keep saying 'sell the blocks' etc like they would sell well.

I listed them on ebay classifieds and CL... no hits whatsoever.

This is exactly what made me angry: not being able to sell them.
 
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sell everything and buy 560s

GTX285 waterblock are just going to be hard to sell. TBH im not even sure you can move them anywhere except a site like hardforums/ocn. Ebay is probably your best bet besides here and there. Id say do what you can to hang out here and get the needed rep to start selling.
    
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sell everything and buy 560s

GTX285 waterblock are just going to be hard to sell. TBH im not even sure you can move them anywhere except a site like hardforums/ocn. Ebay is probably your best bet besides here and there. Id say do what you can to hang out here and get the needed rep to start selling.
Well, I'm posting away, attempting to help here n there. Doesn't always net a reward though I'll keep trying, but is there really a market for 285 blocks?
 
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so I recently RMA'd my GTX 285 FTW Edition to EVGA
Got them back in the mail today, and they are GTX 470's...

Now from what I understand, the GTX 470 is faster, yes?

I'm a bit upset though because I had watercooling on my 285's... $230 worth of waterblocks are now useless....

Any ideas of what I can do? Should I just shut up and enjoy the loud 470's?

What do you think? I already called them and there's pretty much nothing I can do, they're out of stock of the 285s, and they wont upgrade me to a hydrocopper model.
ring them up! and get some rage pumpin'!

then after you do that sell everything and see what you can do after with the moneyz.
    
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Just to prove a point to everyone


I still have not been able to sell the GTX 285 waterblocks.
 
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Just to prove a point to everyone


I still have not been able to sell the GTX 285 waterblocks.
thats what happens with high end cards, especially those of an older generation. Its always better to sell as soon as new tech is released.
    
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