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post #4011 of 7108
Hey

My new Gigabyte GTX 580 3GB just arrived so my system is now complete(i was using on-board graphics for a couple of weeks). So I have uploaded some photos of my system as promised .

















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post #4012 of 7108
Lots of debate on this question in this club to date. If 0902 is now out of beta, then I'd consider it the newer of the two, since the 0706 was already out of beta. Not really clear though...

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0902 isn't labeled as a BETA anymore. Which is newer / better? 0902 or 0706?
georgem... looks great! Thanks for the excellent pictures.
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post #4013 of 7108
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Originally Posted by MrLinky View Post
Technically, the 0902 BIOS is newer so it should have all of the same fixes/improvements.

0706: built on 8/16/2011, released 10/12/2011
0902: built on 9/19/2011, released 10/06/2011
The only reason someone should run 0706 is if 0902 is giving them problems.
 
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post #4014 of 7108
Nice system GeorgeM. Looking really good.
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post #4015 of 7108
I got a triple monitor mount, so I thought I would show off.



My desk build is about done, but other than being built inside the desk there isn't anything special about it. Maybe when I have time to clean it up I will show it off.
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post #4016 of 7108
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I got a triple monitor mount, so I thought I would show off.



My desk build is about done, but other than being built inside the desk there isn't anything special about it. Maybe when I have time to clean it up I will show it off.
What kind of mounts are you using? I'm thinking about a tri monitor set up with 24" ultrasharps.
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post #4017 of 7108
The monitor setup looks great. Did you use your M4GZ for the desk build? Is it water-cooled?

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I got a triple monitor mount, so I thought I would show off.



My desk build is about done, but other than being built inside the desk there isn't anything special about it. Maybe when I have time to clean it up I will show it off.
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post #4018 of 7108
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The only reason someone should run 0706 is if 0902 is giving them problems.
About ready to flash 0902 on my board to 0706, but maybe I shouldn't. I just like having newest BIOS's on my mobo's is all
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post #4019 of 7108
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Originally Posted by Georgem View Post
Hey

My new Gigabyte GTX 580 3GB just arrived so my system is now complete(i was using on-board graphics for a couple of weeks). So I have uploaded some photos of my system as promised .


Very nice, like to have one myself, but I could barely justify spending $400 back in in my PC prime days for top of the line video cards, let alone $600. My GTX 570 wc will just have to suffice
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Georgem

What are your max load temps on that triple fan Gigabyte GTX 580 card? And is it silent?
    
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