View Single Post
Old 07-05-10, 11:13 PM   #3
Registered User
wheeljack12's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
Posts: 1,204
Send a message via Skype™ to wheeljack12
Default Re: Step-Up from a 465 to a 470?

I agree, use the evga step up if your savvy. you'll save about 20-40 dollars on the cost of a second 470 with sending in your 465. Now the only cost factor you might be concerned about is the shipping costs for getting the 465 to evga as I would assume the 470 you get back evga would pay the shipping. Meaning, the 20-30 saved may just break even if you are hasty and not wanting to wait thus shipping the expensive way to evga.

edit: scratch that. if it costs 30 alone for the step up, that's pretty much the difference between a 465 and 470. my local store in canada sells a vanilla 465 for 309 and a vanilla 470 for 349. So,there is basically your 30 dollars breaking even there. If you really want more speed, sell off the 465 for close to what you bought and buy yourself two 470's. or go with the second 465.
gigabyte f2a78m-d3h mb, 32gb ddr3-2400 mhz ram in dual channel,amd a10-7850k 3.7 ghz quad core cpu, zotac amp extreme gtx 970 4gb vc,OCZ vector 150 240 gb ssd,antec 650 watt 80 plus platinum psu,corsair carbide 500r white case,lg 16x bluray writer, steelseries 6gv2 keyboard ,insignia 24' 1080p tv, logitech g502s 12000 dpi mouse ,xbox 360 wired controller for windows,visiontek usb 3.0 120gb ssd flash drive,windows 8.1 64 bit,creative labs sound blaster z pci-e sc,logitech z506 5.1 speakers

I'd rather walk with God in the Dark than shine in the light alone.
wheeljack12 is offline   Reply With Quote