Originally Posted by MxPhenom 216
LOL I had a 470, and I didn't realize how shitty they were till i got this 680. It uses like 75w less power and has doubled my FPS in every game I play. If not more.
I don't really agree with general opinion that the 4xx cards were terrible in everything else but performance.
My 480 is completely inaudible, runs cool, OC like crazy and power consumption difference makes no difference to me. I bet those people had not tried one with proper cooler, the stock coolers are fail. In fact, I think I would say this is the best card I have ever owned as a complete package. Even price/performance was like 50% higher than 580 at the price I paid for it.