Re: Official "I just got a Geforce GTX 470/480" thread
Just played another round of BFBC2 and again, the performance isn't much different than my last card, though it didn't seem slow at all. I think the lack of performance improvement is due to the improved shadows and lighting in DX11. I noticed it more on the map I just played.
Still... for $330 plus overclocking I was hoping for a large performance improvement.
I'm not really sure what to do here. I bought the card on a whim because of the low price... but with the heat and noise issues I'm having, and the lack of a noticeable improvement over my last card... meh... I'm actually considering just selling this thing. I could probably make a few bucks or break even.
Alternatively, I could spend another $200 buying a new case and a new sound card to make this card comfy...
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