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Wait your 470 is all ready dieing? how so?I have a 8800GTX that i bought when they first came out and it still runs. Maybe you should look at the warranty on that card and see if you can get it replaced. If you cant get it replaced then you should get your friends 460 and sell your 470. WAIT until the prices drop on these cards cause the prices are ridicules. ITS A RIP OFF!!! You can buy a card a series lower for $100 cheaper and still get the same performance. **** DX11 dont expect to see DX11 get used until a new counsel comes out. I know counsels dont use DX but their will not be any games that will be worthy of a 500 or a 400 for while. Just look at the games coming out now, its all the same ****. Their has not been a game out the challenge the potential of these cards yet. Their will not be until their is a new counsel.
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Originally Posted by sabbathcrazy View Post
Wait your 470 is all ready dieing? how so?I have a 8800GTX that i bought when they first came out and it still runs. Maybe you should look at the warranty on that card and see if you can get it replaced. If you cant get it replaced then you should get your friends 460 and sell your 470. WAIT until the prices drop on these cards cause the prices are ridicules. ITS A RIP OFF!!! You can buy a card a series lower for $100 cheaper and still get the same performance. **** DX11 dont expect to see DX11 get used until a new counsel comes out. I know counsels dont use DX but their will not be any games that will be worthy of a 500 or a 400 for while. Just look at the games coming out now, its all the same ****. Their has not been a game out the challenge the potential of these cards yet. Their will not be until their is a new counsel.
its not dying its just not performing well enough anymore
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post #13 of 17
Hmm sell it. I could as well use a gtx 460 too lol.
post #14 of 17
honestly OP, either get the 460 sli for free with some coinage left, or get another 470 after you sell the 460. Both will get you great fps in all games (besides metro). Crank the 460 up to 900mhz and keep AA to 0 you should get 55fps ( I do via the crysis bench) on crysis at MAX everything. I don't even know what you could get out of a 470 sli OCed.
     
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2 of the 1gb versions at 700MHz beat a 580, OC them to 850 and you have a great destroying machine.
    
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Actually this does make more sense.
Get the 460
Sell the 460
Use some of your own money
Buy second 470
Be happy
Yea, uh why aren't you doing this? That's exactly what I would do. 470 SLI would kill anything at 1080p.
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To be honest there is no point buying old technology. I'd sell both the cards which will get you around $300 and you can put that towards a 570
I would say sell both two... but ride out that 470 as long as you can. then sell both and buy something else. unless you find a used 460 for dirt cheap. like 80-110 then jump in that and sell the 470.
 
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