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Old December 15, 2008, 10:45 AM
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Not sure if ASUS makes a 512 version of the card, but I got the ASUS 4870X2 and ASUS provides overclocking software that you may be interested in.

Lets you control the fan speed, monitor temps, override fans, gpu, voltage, etc. Nice out of the box overclocking stuff.
= Riva Tuner = Download for free off the Net, been around forever.

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I hate flashing the BIOS just to change my clock speed.
Although I use nVidia, I have only ever heard of folks updating the BIOS within a GPU in order to have the Clock Speeds set at start-up, Riva Tuner provides for Profiles to be loaded, I haven't had a requirement to Flash my GPU BIOS...ever. Be warned, that in most cases Flashing the GPU BIOS voids any Warranty.
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Old December 16, 2008, 07:24 AM
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You can get mine for $200

His radeon HD4870 $250.00
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Don't forget that the GTX260/GTX280 are coming down as well. They're around $250 to $300 now.
If the above is correct, than no deal.. myself am considering switching from the 4870 to a a GTX260 Core 216...
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