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Old 07-26-2010, 09:46 PM   #1
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Default Need Opinions on Upgrades

I was planning to get a gtx 470 earlier today but then I was checking out prices and now im unsure. I'm planning to buy a new graphics card either tomorrow or on wednesday and a new motherboard next week. Here are my two possible upgrades:

Option 1:
eVGA GTX 480
$449.99 CAD

eVGA SLI LE Refurbished (Motherboard+backplate only, 30 day warranty)


Option 2:
eVGA GTX 470 Superclocked

eVGA 3x SLI (new)


The only thing thats keeping me from going with the first option is the 30 day warranty. I have tons of extras from my current motherboard that I can still use after I build my dad a computer with it. Which one would you go for and why?
My Desktop: Intel Core i7-970@4.5GHz 1.39V Stable--ASUS P6X58D-E--6GB Supertalent Chrome (Elpida Hyper) 1800MHz 6-6-6-24--eVGA GTX 580--Intel 510 120GB--WD 2TB Caviar Black--Silverstone RV03-EK Supreme HF w/ Black Ice GTX 480--Koolance VID-NX580

My Laptop: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.4GHz--4GB DDR2 800MHz RAM--NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT-320GB hard drive
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