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Just pulled the trigger on 470!

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by 3volvedcombat, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. 3volvedcombat

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    Well I saw a drop to 279.99 for a nice galaxy GTX 470- reference heatsink in matt gray.

    Got just cause 2 for free and star craft 2 coupon.

    Im using a GTX 260 right now

    So would the upgrade be really nice in performance in benchmarking?

    Was it worth it at 279.99 :)

    I have masive cooling with ultra kazez and high speed slip kazez so i should be clear :)

    GTX 260 to GTX 470 a good deal?

    Just a tad up there at 40-50dollars more then the GTX 460 1gb so
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    crazyeyesreaper Chief Broken Rig

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    lol yea its a good deal stop rubbing it in ppls faces :toast: now question is will that 260 be a dedicated physx card or will it be a 24/7 folder or will it get put out to pasture for another user to potentially take home and offer a good home to :roll:
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    yeah that was a good upgrade
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    Probably up in new condition for 100 bucks maybe :toast:
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    congrats on your purchase
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    Real reason why i got it- was for e-peen

    second reason why i got it, because itll make me move to water cooling more

    third reason why i got it, im a nvidia fanboi

    forth reason why i got it. 25,000+ vantage soon to come.

    and nice for the price.

    Im going to be happy- ganna overclock it to 750-800 core and see if i can lower voltage or something, hope i get a beast card guys!
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    Link to the card and where it was bought from?
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    that's a good lookin' HSF!
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    theonedub habe fidem

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    Newegg still does Tax in CA right?
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    Yes sir.

    So actuall of the block price is 310 out the door with the addition of just cause 2.

    But screw the game

    For the card- Its 310 bucks for me.
    23 dollars tax :shadedshu

    but itll do the job

    vs the 245-250 for the GTX 4601gb
    extra 60 bucks and I pump the v core on this bitch and stay happy with my 470.
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Yes, you will see a very nice performance boost with a 470 it's a great card!!.:)

    I'm running two 470's in SLI and it's some amazing performance.
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    I hope i see some performance gains because ill be sad if i dont :)
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    BOOM HEADSHOT!

    Sweet deal, but its more of a side-grade going from SLI gtx260's to a single 470. But in return you'll have 3D vision potential, DX 11 and a smoother experience.

    I'd suggest you plan to grab another 470 because in SLI gtx 470's are truly beasty.
    CDdude55 says thanks.
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    Im coming from 1 Gtx 260 actually

    sold the other.
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    Oh my bad, was looking at your system specs haha :toast:
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    Actually, i just made the jump to a 460 768MB. Congrats 3volved! Your going to enjoy it!
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Oh crap, i didn't see he had 2X GTX 260's. :laugh:

    But ya in that case, he will still see a performance increase, but nothing to significant.

    Upgrading to a second card would definitely be worth his time.
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    OMG. And after i just posted that^

    Then my other older post stands. LOL:laugh:
    random says thanks.
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    "Just pulled the trigger on 470!"

    The reference 470 doesnt have a trigger :p
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2010
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    Neither does a 4870 :roll:
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    FFFFfuuuuuuuuu


    god knows how i made that typo.
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    The reference cooler isn't to bad. imo
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    you missed the joke
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    I went from a 260 to a 470, got 15 more frames in crysis. If you can get an aftermarket cooler and mod in the stock vrm heatsink you might hit 850-900 on the core... which generates insane performance.

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