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Old 04-18-10, 07:36 PM   #176
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Default Re: Official "I just got a Geforce GTX 470/480" thread

Originally Posted by brunner View Post
Looks likes the tide of public opinion has really on Fermi the last couple of days. The 5870s were hot commodities just last month but now the 2gb cards are readily available everywhere while the 4XX remained sold out. Unless you're gaming at 2650x1600 where NV drivers are still kinda weak, getting the 480 instead of the 2gb 5870 is a no brainer.

I really regret not pulling the trigger on 2 EVGA 480s on Tigerdirect last week. Guess I'm just gonna have to stick with the less demanding stuff like DX9 console ports and Bad Company 2 until I can get a hold of the 480s.
I was apprehensive about temps until I started seeing positive end user feedback. After seeing some trusted users results, there was no way I was missing out.

These really are excellent cards. I'm very happy with them
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