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Poll Results: Do you love or hate GF100 cards?

 
  • 80% (73)
    Love them!
  • 19% (18)
    Hate them!
91 Total Votes  
post #21 of 53
My GTX470 @ 900MHz is awesome!

These are GPU's...they get hot. Just like with anything else on OCN, throw on some decent aftermarket cooling and overclock the crap out of them! No hotter than any other previous gen high-end GPU.
     
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post #22 of 53
The only thing I don't like is that the GF100 isn't consistently a good overclocker. I have one twin frozr 470 that got to 800 core stable on 1.012V but my reference card under water won't do it on 1.087. I unlocked the voltage but I still can't get it to 800 stable enough to fold without hitting the OCP
Overall though they fold well and I like the cards

To ward off questions, my sig rig is temporary until I get an 1156 board for my i3.

Edit: Fixed the OCP, got the other card stable. Ignore the rest of this post
Edited by Mike-IRL - 5/7/11 at 4:21am
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post #23 of 53
I loved my 480's when I had them

Sure they were a bit loud and ran hot but the performance was fantastic
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post #24 of 53
Seems like they overcomplicated things for no real benefit. They hyped it like it was going to be a revolution in performance, and it rally wasn't.
     
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post #25 of 53
Had mine for a year now. Great card, it's never given me problems and it's an excellent overclocker. At 1.087 I can get it to 850 stable.
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post #26 of 53
I do like my cards. I can play every game I have on "enthusiast levels," with awesome frame rates! However, even though I have full waterblocks on both, I think one of my cards is holding me back. Highest stable I could get in an SLI configuration is 820/1640/1810...under water. Not very good considering my temps under 100% load don't get above 52C
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post #27 of 53
felt too rush for the 465/470/480, they shoulda just taken their time and release the stuff from the 500s to the 400 line
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post #28 of 53
my 470 runs at about 60 - 65c load gaming...

Never will understand why people make a big deal about heat and never use aftermarket cooling...

I mean seriously, when we build a new system the cpu heatsink is always a top priority, and nobody seems to gripe about the stock ones not being sufficient...
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post #29 of 53
When i had them , my dual 470s were hot, loud, and the drivers for surround were glitchy as hell.

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post #30 of 53
I like my 470
there fan profile sucks tho
grate when there WC'ed
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