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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:43   #1
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Arrow ***DEAL OF THE MILLENIUM - MSI GTX 470 Twin FrozR ONLY 143.99 Inc. VAT!!*****

Hi there



I think right now our competitors are literally face palming with these deals were doing, so check this one out:-


MSI GeForce GTX 470 Twin Frozr II 1280MB GDDR5 PCI-Express Graphics Card @ 143.99 inc VAT



Key Features
- Twin Frozr II Thermal Design - Reduces Heat by 16C and Noise by 21.5dB
- Dual 8CM PWM Fans : Air flow from dual fans can cool down GPU/Memory/Power Module at once.
- Five heat pipes with SuperPipe Technology
- Nickel-plated Copper Base : Large size of Copper Base can dissipate the heat of GPU faster.
- Military Class Components
- Hi-C Cap provides more precise GPU voltage.
- SSC (Solid State Chock) has No Buzz noise and higher current for better overclocking ability.
- All Solid CAP for longer lifespan.
- Over voltage function of GPU
- Supports over voltage function of GPU by Afterburner, and performance can be up to 15%!
- PhysX & 3DVision Surround technology
- Support PhysX technology effects for realist physics effect.
- Support 3DVision Surround technology to provide 3 monitor output simultaneously and real 3D image experience. (3D Vision surround for 3 monitors require 2 cards running in SLI mode to work. Need to work with 3D monitor and 3D glass.)

- Specifications
- Voltage Tweak Technology
- Twin FrozR II 5 Heatpipe Dual Fan SILENT Cooler
- Extreme OC Potential (Voltage tweak, Military capacitors, uprated cooling)
- Core Clock: 607MHz
- Memory: 1280MB GDDR5
- Memory Clock: 3348MHz (Effective)
- Memory Interface: 320-Bit
- Processing Cores: 448
- Shader Clock: 1215MHz
- Bus Type: PCI-Express 2.0
- Display Connectors: 2x Dual-Link DVI-I & 1x Mini-HDMI 1.3a (Includes HDMI & VGA Adapters)
- SLI Ready
- HDCP Capable
- DirectX 11 Support
- OpenGL 3.1 Support
- PhysX Enabled
- CUDA Enabled
- Warranty: 2 Years


Was [199.99] Inc. VAT

Only 143.99 inc VAT.

ORDER NOW







Our competitors are all around or above 200 for this same card, were over 60 cheaper, in percentage terms that is nearly 50%, yes OcUK nearly 50% cheaper. THIS PRICE IS PRE-ORDER ONLY and stock arrives Friday, on Friday we shall increase the price by approx 10-15 still making us over 30% cheaper than anywhere else or a good 40-50.

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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:44   #2
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Yeah great deal, I would even say better than the 480 deal.
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:45   #3
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Now that is sweet. Even better than the two I got for 165 each.

Well done.

ANybody who hasn't upgraded recently would be mad not to buy a pair of these.

For under 300, gtx 470's in SLI destroys the competition.

60 off 200 is 30% cheaper not 50% :P

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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:47   #4
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Overclock this to 800 core and you got faster than 570 performance for under 150.
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:51   #5
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OK so currently I have one of these running under water on a HX750. Would it be ok to stick one of these in on air, and will the PSU power it?

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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:51   #6
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damn, how long is this going to be on? i want another :P

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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:51   #7
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Hmmm. This or the 480?

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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:53   #8
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Hehe good question Fox, I don't know, it's not an easy choice, both will demolish my GTX 260, both are great deals ...I don't need the extra power of the 480, but there is just something about the idea of having that card that makes me smile. I really don't know what to do now. I would like to keep the nosie and heat down though.


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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:54   #9
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Hmmm. This or the 480?
I'm in the same boat, I've literaly just got a samsung 2233rz monitor so I'll be gaming in 1680x1050 for a few years yet - that swings it to the 470 for me


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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:54   #10
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Hmmm. This or the 480?
I would say this, if only for the incredibly good cooling it has, once overclocked you're not going to notice the performance difference between it and a 480.
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:55   #11
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damn, how long is this going to be on? i want another :P
Until Friday, then price will increase to circa 159.99 Inc. VAT, so still very cheap.

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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:56   #12
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I've got a 480 on order, but thinking about 2 of these. Only thing is my PCI-E slots are close together so I'm wondering how temps will be....
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Now that common sense is starting to kick back in I am leaning towards the 470 tbh, saving 50 quid, better cooler, quieter, cooler running, probably overclock nicely should I wish and in all honesty I doubt I would use all the power of a 460 much less a 480.


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Old 1st Feb 2011, 10:59   #14
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Hmmm. This or the 480?
this tbh, custom cooler allready installed so no loss of warranty then clock it up & your sorted.


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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:01   #15
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how much do a couple of these draw?
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:02   #16
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These cards are getting cheap!
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:02   #17
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I would say this, if only for the incredibly good cooling it has, once overclocked you're not going to notice the performance difference between it and a 480.
Unless you overlock the 480 that is.

Both are great deals. The 480 has 20% more VRAM/bandwidth plus a few extra shaders/ROP's. It may also overclock slightly better due to 1x8 + 1x6 pin connectors but is it worth 50 more?

I guess that extra memory may come in handy for those who game at 1920x1200 or higher, but 1920x1080 and below probably won't notice much differene.
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:02   #18
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Another superb deal, Gibbo. Excellent stuff.

If anyone is interested, take a look at the following articles.

Overclocking GeForce GTX 470 with extra GPU voltage

Overclocking GeForce GTX 480 with extra GPU voltage

Then compare the results to this article here.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 560 Ti SOC review

It's not scientific by any means but it should give you a rough idea as to what to expect.

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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:06   #19
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How would this compare to a 5850? I can overclocked the 5850 to 950/1150. Any advantage in upgrading here?

Main use will be FSX which is rumoured to prefer nvidia cards.
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:09   #20
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If only I didn't get the MSI 5850 Twin FrozR...but guess I can't really complain since I got it before Christmas

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Will stick with the 480. Faster out of the box by quite some margin and hardly expensive at 195 quid.

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How would this compare to a 5850? I can overclocked the 5850 to 950/1150. Any advantage in upgrading here?

Main use will be FSX which is rumoured to prefer nvidia cards.
Definately not worth upgrading unless benchmarking Heaven means a lot to you. overclcoked 470 vs overclocked (V1) 5850's are pretty much even.
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:12   #23
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How would this compare to a 5850? I can overclocked the 5850 to 950/1150. Any advantage in upgrading here?

Main use will be FSX which is rumoured to prefer nvidia cards.
If you check fire wizard's links there is little in it so would be a sideways move with the exception that FSX does indeed favour Nvidia cards.

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Ouch! Wish I was more patient and didn't upgrade to the GTX560.

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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:13   #25
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Thanks Fire Wizard, you just saved me some dosh with that link - really no point moving from clocked 5850 to one of these

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Hoped it was going to be a 570 deal .
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Hoped it was going to be a 570 deal .
You should have knew it would be another last gen card, considering the previous two deals were 5850 and GTX480

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A friend has a GTX 460 and an sli board. I'll see if if wants to buy my 460 to go with it and I'd get one of these. He's mentioned it before. I'd only have to put about 50 to it.
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Old 1st Feb 2011, 11:22   #29
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Hmm, this has swayed me from the 480 for 2 reasons - my PSU can SLI another one down the line (not with the 480), and also just the savings on it for a custom-cooled card.

Still think the GTX 480 is an awesome deal though.

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ill stick to my msi 5850 thanks.

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