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Asus ENGTX480/2DI/1536MD5
8.0 out of 10

Asus ENGTX480/2DI/1536MD5

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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome, but still not the best

Anonymous, Newegg
22 July 2011
  • Summary: I can run Metro 2033 at full settings at 1920x1200 with an average of 28 fps. All the reviews said that they could run ANY games maxed out at 1920x1200 including crysis, but not in my case, and that's with it being considerably overclocked.
  • Pros: Runs MOST games on full settings, very reliable, nice packaging by ASUS. Overclocks really well. Not as huge and heavy as I thought it would be. It was actually the same size, but lighter than my gtx 280. Supports DX 11 and tessalation.
  • Cons: These are mostly minor complaintsSTILL can't run Crysis maxed out. I upgraded from a gtx 280, and I was hoping to see a bigger difference than I did. The card gets pretty hot, and when overclocked get ridiculously hot. It would literally raise my room temp by 10 degrees. The price for one of thes...
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Overall 8
8.0

Big powerful card.

Eric N., Newegg
3 December 2010
  • Summary: Buy this card if you want, just be aware that its huge and you need a free 8 pin and 6 pin power plug to run it.
  • Pros: Bought a few new video games for my PC that my old 7950GT could barely run so i decided to upgrade. Since installing this card i was able to run those games and high settings. I am pleased with its performance. As of 12/3/10 it is one of the best cards out on the market. Only reason i did not get...
  • Cons: I would love to give this card 5 stars however there was a few issues. Now I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed, but i have been building my own PC's since 2000. Anyway i had the following issues that future buyers should know before purchasing this card. 1. It requires both a 8pin and 6pin powe...
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Overall 8
8.0

Big powerful card.

Eric N., Newegg
3 December 2010
  • Summary: Buy this card if you want, just be aware that its huge and you need a free 8 pin and 6 pin power plug to run it.
  • Pros: Bought a few new video games for my PC that my old 7950GT could barely run so i decided to upgrade. Since installing this card i was able to run those games and high settings. I am pleased with its performance. As of 12/3/10 it is one of the best cards out on the market. Only reason i did not get...
  • Cons: I would love to give this card 5 stars however there was a few issues. Now I'm not the sharpest tool in the shed, but i have been building my own PC's since 2000. Anyway i had the following issues that future buyers should know before purchasing this card. 1. It requires both a 8pin and 6pin powe...
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Overall 8
8.0

MY FAULT?

David R., Newegg
12 November 2010
  • Summary: Cooler Master RS700, ASUS P6T6 WS Revolution mobo,Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-225, MSI N9800GTX+ 512MB GDDR3,Corsair XMS3 (6GB), Corsair Dominator (6GB), Intel Core i7 920 2.66 Quad-Core (not overclocked) Cooler Master V8,
  • Pros: Out of the box, this thing looks great! It fit right in to my Cooler Master 932. I had to remove my USB card because my TV card and radio tuner have the other two slots. No biggie.
  • Cons: I used SLI with my existing GeForce 9800 MTX+ Boot time quadrupled, I don't see any major differences in the graphics, and I'm not really impressed. Maybe I'll remove the 9800 and run the GTX 480 by itself.
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Overall 8
8.0

Deceptively Hot

Tom C., Newegg
3 September 2010
  • Pros: Fast, Fast Fast
  • Cons: Running at factory clock and voltage, this thing is Hot, Hot, Hot. Idles in the 60's Running Furmax will push it up to 94C, with the fan speed lagging behind so that it doesn't hit full speed until a bit later, then brings it down to about 90C. It's running in a Nine Hundred 2 case with great coo...
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid upgrade but extremely hot

cpsiegen, Amazon
22 August 2010
  • Summary: I bought two of these as an upgrade from 2x9800gt's. The cards are real heavy weights. I have an Antec 900 case and these cards fill up the bottom section. For anyone with a similar case, I recommend you do some planning before-hand to make sure you aren't going to have hard drives or other cables...
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Overall 8
8.0

Amazing video card -- with some reservations.

John C., Newegg
9 June 2010
  • Summary: Hopefully the next software update will make everything all better.
  • Pros: Very fast video card. Flight Sim X looks amazing.
  • Cons: Corel Studio and nVidia need to get together and work out some issues. They both say that the card supports CUDA but one of them is not telling the truth. I had to turn off the hardware encoding in Corel's X3 Pro Video editing program to keep it from crashing. I can't really trash nVidia since I'...
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Overall 8
8.0

Power with some tweaks

Joshua A., Newegg
5 June 2010
  • Summary: I see claims of people running games at max settings with this card...If you have questions feel free to ask Carnage0651 on yahoo IM
  • Pros: GREAT CARD! Runs fast and stable. Comes with Smart Doctor (monitoring and tweaking utility) that allows thermal and fan speed polling at 5 sec up to 30 sec at 5 sec incraments. Automatic Overclocking utilities built in to the software... also has manual settings.
  • Cons: HDMI socket is too close to the edge of the card/computer chassis, some HDMI cables will not fit (Rocketfish). GPU fan stock at 35% (auto speed control ON by default, allowed card to get to 151 degrees F) will not stay locked in at higher speeds if you close the smart doctor app. (app runs on 9,2...
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Overall 8
8.0

Fermi 480

Anonymous, Newegg
23 May 2010
  • Summary: I expected to max every setting out in BFBC2 but just fell short in anti aliasing Felt like my 8800 ultras in SLI were a better buy at the time
  • Pros: 2x SLI Play BFBC2 maxed out with full anisotropic filtering and 8x anti aliasing 50fps Extra voltage for overclocking.
  • Cons: Difficult water-block installation Memory has a hard time overclocking
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